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Cargill Operations Technician in Blair, Nebraska

This full-time position is in Blair, NE; however please expect receiving calls from a (952) area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Starting salary is $22.87/hr, after 3 years, if competency is proven, the salary could be as much as $30.49/hr.

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Work as a team to process corn, our raw material, into sweeteners, feed products, ethanol and operate mobile equipment to aid in this process

  • Sample products to ensure quality & test using lab equipment

  • Perform light maintenance in or around the facility, troubleshooting equipment as needed

  • Monitor tank levels, product temperature and pressures including observing readings on computers and field instruments, documenting key readings and information, and making appropriate adjustments both manually and/or by computer

  • Utilize computer systems to monitor & operate industrial equipment, such as pumps, valves, evaporators, drum filters, load out equipment, etc.

  • Coordinate and complete work permits

  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations

  • Assist in maintaining a safe and clean work environment

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer

  • Cargill requires employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility

  • Ability to work overtime, holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts, with advance notice

  • High School diploma or Equivalent

  • Must be able to understand and communicate in English(verbal/written)

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs, perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces.

  • Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.

  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)

  • Basic computer skills


  • Forklift driving experience

  • Prior experience in production related work

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.