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Refrigeration Utility Tech - Overnight 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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  • 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.

Refrigeration Utility Tech - Overnight Shift - Full Time - Nashville, TN

Job ID NAS00560 Date posted 02/19/2021
This is a full-time position is located in Nashville, TN. 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 Meat Solutions 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.
Cargill Beef
Cargill Beef believes being an industry leader is about more than delivering the highest-quality products and service. It’s about delivering on our promises. Throughout our history, our commitment to building a better future has been at the heart of everything we do. We continue to aggressively pursue improvements and produce real results that impact not only our operations but our industry, employees and the world around us. By continuously improving our products, processes and services we are ensuring a better, more sustainable future for our employees, for our customers, for our communities and for our company.
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Utility technicians have responsibilities that include but are not limited to maintaining all aspects of the facility’s refrigeration system, steam generation system, hot water system and compressed air system plus any other duties as needed. Technicians must perform preventative maintenance work, conduct daily set-up of area, perform inspections and document data on reports and logs, all while making safety the number one priority. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge and be certified to run ammonia refrigeration systems, boilers, and compressed air systems or be able to attain certification within six months. 
Utility technicians must be able to work in wet or humid environments, work at various heights, work around moving mechanical parts, work in a fast-paced environment, and work around chemicals and solvents. Utility technicians must be able to stand for the entire 12-hour shift from Tuesday - Friday 6pm - 6am and must be able to use all required PPE for the position, which includes a respirator. 
Principal accountabilities
• Be knowledgeable in the use of a variety of tools and understand basic parts for general repairs.
• Assist with daily start-up or shut-down 
• Perform preventative maintenance and any assigned work orders
• Perform troubleshooting activities
• Perform all work safely and comply with Cargill safety policies, such as lock out tag out.
• Monitor systems through computer programs
• Perform written and digital documentation: daily log, round sheets, and other reports
• Work around machinery and power sources such as electricity
• Maintain cleanliness and housekeeping for a safe working environment

Required Qualifications

• Previous maintenance or utility experience
• Familiarity with computer systems
• Ability to wear all required PPE (including respirator)
• Basic Math including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
• Ability to read, write, and speak English
• Caro and Ciro certifications (or ability to obtain within six months)
• Previous Ammonia Refrigeration experience

Preferred Qualifications 

• Recent related work history

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