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Warehouse Operative II

Thirsk, United Kingdom

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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?
Check out some of the key traits that are important for this job to see if you have the right mix.

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  • Safety
  • Productive
  • Hardworking
  • Multi-tasker
  • Motivated
  • Responsible
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Focused
  • Efficient

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Compensation & Pay Equity

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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.

Warehouse Operative II

Job ID THI00017 Date posted 05/04/2021

Position Purpose
The purpose of this role is to operate a fork lift truck for a range of duties in a busy animal feed factory. 
The first priority is safe operation in a busy work environment – FLTs share operating space with other operatives and pedestrians. The role involves clearing palletised finished products from the production lines, wrapping the pallets through a rotary stretch-wrapper, applying the correct labels and safely locating the pallets in the warehouse using a computerised warehouse management system (WMS). There is considerable racking / general warehouse space, so you must be able to operate in confined, racked environments. 
You will be required to pick palletised products using WMS, load customer deliveries on outbound vehicles, unload palletised goods in and put away in the warehouse again using WMS. You will also be required to load and unload shipping containers from gound level using a ramp.
This role requires a counter-balance and reach fork truck licence.
Some manual lifting is required, as well as general housekeeping and cleaning duties as necessary.                        

Principal Accountabilities

  • 10% Safely clearing palletised products from the production lines, wrapping the pallets then moving them to the warehouse
  • 35% Picking and loading palletised outbound customer deliveries
  • 35% Unloading and put-away of palletised inbound deliveries
  • 10% Manual handling, cleaning, general housekeeping
  • 10% Any other duties as assigned


Essential Functions/Requirements

  • Position is factory and warehouse based – PPE must be worn at all imes (hat, safety glasses, safety boots, hi-vis vest)
  • Some manual handling is required (max. lift 25kg)
  • Full-time position – factory operates 24/5 so a staggered shift pattern is worked to ensure full cover


  • Must be literate, numerate and able to communicate clearly with colleagues


  • Must have minimum 2 years experience of FLT operation in a warehouse or manufacturing environment, ideally using a computerised warehouse management system
  • Minimum 2 years FLT experience
  • Current counter-balance and reach fork truck licence

Our Offer
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world. 
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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This role is managed by Cargill’s recruitment partner, Morson International. By submitting your CV for this role you are providing your consent to your CV and application details being sent to Morson International for the purposes of managing the recruitment process. If you have any questions about how Morson International will use your data for this application process please contact Tahanee Twist via 0161 707 1516.If you have any questions about how Cargill will use your data for this application process please contact privacy@cargill.com.

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