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Cargill Operator Helper in Buckeye, Arizona

This Full-time position is in Buckeye, Arizona; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. We depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you to operate our business successfully!

Operator helper, under the direction of an Operator I or higher, is responsible for safe and efficient operation of company production and warehousing equipment in accordance with established company policy and procedure. In conjunction with Operator I and II, Operator Helper is also responsible for overall quality and quantity of oil and oil derivative products produced in response to production orders.

Shift: 2nd Shift

Principal accountabilities

  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of all processing and material handling equipment for oil and oil derivative manufacturing.

  • Work in conjunction with Operator II and Shift Supervisor to continuously monitor raw materials and final product quality.

  • Assist Operations Management, Operator II and Shift Supervisor with monitoring of inventories of raw materials, parts, processing materials etc.

  • Assist with the routine maintenance and preventative maintenance on production equipment as required (where trained/qualified).

  • Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures

  • 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 understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)


  • Able to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 25lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation

  • Able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds

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

  • Able to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including a respirator

  • Able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment

  • Forklift certified

  • High School diploma or Equivalent

  • Able to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance

  • 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.