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Robot/AGV Operator - Pepperoni RAW - Full Time - Nashville, TN

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Job ID 135051 Date posted 07/21/2021 Location : Nashville, Tennessee

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

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 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.

Cargill Beef

At Cargill Beef, we know that our customers don’t just sell products; they sell the reputations behind those products. Our customers provide people with something that they crave and love and it’s a product that we love, too. And we understand how deeply the quality of our red meat connects to our customers’ reputations. After all, it’s our reputation, too. We have been innovating for the last 150 years to bring our partners new solutions that help nourish the world. 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. 

Position Purpose

Properly operates the Vemac auto hanger by utilizing digital control panels and hand controls to start/stop and/or adjust machinery and equipment in order to properly space and hang product on the product racks. Individual will insure the AGV is set up – programed for the schedule to insure empty and full racks are moved efficiently in and out of the Vemac auto hanger. The operator will be responsible for performing quality checks as required and will assist with break rotations to insure smooth operation.

Important: This position is for a 1st Shift.

Key Accountabilities

•    Assembles and disassembles Vemac autohanging and AGV transport equipment.
•    Prepares operation by performing preflight checks and reviewing program schedules. 
•    Properly operates/monitors the Vemac AutoHanger and AGV’s to insure proper product transfer from the Clippers to the racks.  Maintains stick racks to ensure the proper amount of sticks to support the process needs.  Individual must be able to adjust and trouble shoot jams/issues.  
•    Accurately records rack and weight information along with all quality check information as required.  
•    Ensures product quality, consistency, and compliance with customer specifications.  
•    Complete all required documentation accurately and proficiently along with other required written communication applicable to the job, ensuring all processing steps have been completed and a quality product is delivered to the customer.  
•    Ensure all food handling tasks are completed properly i.e. proper packaging, weights are in the acceptable range.
•    Assist on the production floor where needed. 
•    Comply with all Corporate Environmental Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
•    Individual will learn and comply with all HACCP and Food Safety Policies and Procedures; Individual will ensure compliance for all monitoring and verification tasks as outlined in the Food Safety Management.
•    Must complete procedural training for this position in the Stuffing Department.


Required Qualifications:

•    Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or visa sponsored by a third-party employer.
•    Must be 18 years of age or older.
•    Must be able to read, write and speak English.
•    Basic math ability.
•    Availability to work weekends and overtime as required.
•    Strong Computer knowledge and skills.
•    Must be attentive to details to follow set schedules and directions.

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Previous food manufacturing or production experience.
•    Mechanical Aptitude.
•    Computer knowledge and skills.
•    Recent related work history.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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