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Logistics Floater - 1st Shift - Full Time - Nashville, TN

Nashville, Tennessee

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Cargill operates some of the most technologically advanced production plants in the world. We need dependable, efficient, safety-minded individuals to join our team. General Operators are vital to our daily operations. Examples of roles include preparing meat to be cooked, palletizing boxed product, administration work, using scanners and computers to track product, and verifying quality and accuracy. Please note, specific roles will vary greatly by plant and location. Safety is always our number one priority, and no matter your experience level, we'll train you for success. Your work in our plants can help you grow both personally and professionally. Discover how your work can nourish the world and help you thrive.

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Key Traits

What makes a successful General Production Professional at Cargill?
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  • Safety
  • Productive
  • Hardworking
  • Multi-tasker
  • Motivated
  • Responsible
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Focused
  • Efficient

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What I like about Cargill's safety procedures is that they're really easy to follow and they've become a really big part of our culture here.”

Rachel G., QA Food Safety Support

I've worked at several different plants, and I feel Cargill listens and cares for everyone's safety. I feel like safety is there main focus with employees. They've provided me with ESL classes to take, and great discounts with gym memberships which gives me energy helps me focus day in and day out. I just love it here!”

Elisabeth C.

Cargill has change my life a lot! I feel like people really care about their employees. They have been very supportive with my life changes and have even given me an opportunity to move up. I'm now a safety lead at my table.”

Catherine V.

Here at Cargill, people treat me good, and I treat them good. Since I've been working here, I've been able to grow spiritually, and mentally. I've been able to gain confidence in wanting to move up in my position. Since I've been working here at Cargill, I've gotten married, and thankful that I can support me and my beautiful wife.”

Marvin S.

Logistics Floater - 1st Shift - Full Time - Nashville, TN

Job ID NAS00545 Date posted 01/12/2021

This is a full-time position is located in Nashville. Please note you may receive calls from a 952 area code if you are considered for the position. Note this position does not provide any type of relocation assistance.

Cargill Protein

Cargill Protein is the umbrella organization of Cargill’s North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets. These businesses employ more than 28,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.

Position Purpose

Logistics Floaters will be on the floor to help set up the work area before the shift starts.  This position will ensure equipment and required materials are handed out and ensure work areas are set up for employees to begin working.  This position will also assist the Leads and work with employees to make sure they are working safely and performing the job correctly.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Set up the work area before the shifts starts.
  • Ensure equipment and required materials are handed out and ensure work areas are set up for employees to begin working.
  • Assist the Leads and work with employees to make sure they are working safely and performing their job correctly. This includes daily mobile equipment checks.
  • Responsible for ensuring orders are filled and the proper product and materials are being handled.
  • Enter incoming and outgoing load paperwork into the computer with the assistance of the Lead.
  • Assign employees to tasks that need to be completed and work to solve any problems that arise.
  • Fill in anywhere needed to help the lead and supervisor run the area.
  • Responsible for becoming familiar with the Job Task Description of each position in their department.
  • Required to follow safety precautions and procedures of each job they perform.


Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Ability to understand the machinery process instructions and monitor and record test weighs of product.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous inventory or forklift experience.
  • Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Work history in the past 12 months.

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