Cargill Process Operator - 2nd Shift in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Process Operator - 2nd Shift

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 155,000 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.


This Full time position is located in Gettysburg, PA; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 number in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

The hourly salary range for this role is between $14 - $14.50.

The Process Technician operates automated packaging equipment and computerized controls to ensure bags are properly filled with product, sewn, tagged and date coded, and routed for storage or delivery. Must adhere to established policies and procedures. Performs work under general supervision.

Our new hire will be frequently exposed to hazards including: moving mechanical parts and vehicles, noise levels where hearing protection is optional per PPE Plan, dust, odors, and chemicals associated with the production of fee, electrical current, vibrations, fumes, lubricants and wet surfaces associated with the repair and maintenance of equipment in a feed mill.

Primarily performs essential job functions in an indoor environment that is not climate controlled and experiences temperature and humidity swings. Job functions are occasionally performed outdoors where they may not be protected from weather conditions. Performs work in an indoor climate controlled environment only on a limited basis. Must utilize stairs to work on elevated floors and mezzanines. Must operate and ride an open lift or small enclosed elevator, depending on location, to access floors in the tower.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate daily sacking operations with mill management leading team members to optimize production and to ensure maximum up time on the sacking line. Work efficiently to minimize line change over and any issues relating to delays or downtime.

  • At the start of each shift and throughout daily production, organize team efforts to check and expedite sacking production line setups, including: automated controls, source bin verification, tagging, and empty bags. Provide guidance to the sacking team members and monitor sacking production for maximum plant efficiency and quality control compliance.

  • Operate automated and manual systems used in controlling packaging equipment, routing, liquid blending, and feed screening.

  • Check to ensure proper paper bags and feed tags match the products being packaged. Verify that bags are consistently filled to accurate weight. Ensure sewing/closing system is operating properly by checking finished packages for closure integrity and proper tag placement.

  • Operate forklifts as needed.

  • Follow Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP), Quality Control (QC) and established plant procedures to acquire retained samples, to set off bags at start up and run end, to maintain bag weights and to monitor and ensure product and package quality. Immediately notify QC Supervisor of any suspected problem with quality or quantity conditions. Regularly review QC Manual bulletins and comply with requirements.

  • Complete and maintain automated system data entry, assigned written reports, logs, and related documents for the sacking operation accurately and in a timely manner according to standard operating procedures for documentation. Ensure sacking team members complete and maintain required documentation.

  • Maintain clean and orderly work area by keeping tools and equipment in proper places and all materials off the floor. Utilize safety procedures for accessing equipment (lock out / tag out), and ensure all restart procedures are followed. Ensure all equipment covers are replaced correctly and sealed to control dust. Properly dispose of waste material. Be proactive with cleaning efforts as facility may receive non-company personnel. Follow all requirements of mill Housekeeping Plan, Quality Control and HACCP Plans.

  • Perform assigned routine preventative maintenance and assist maintenance mechanics as required. Report equipment maintenance needs to supervisor.

  • Work safely as to not cause harm to yourself, co-workers, equipment, or inventory. Utilize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required per mill PPE plan. Comply with OSHA regulations, Cargill Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) standards, work rules and policies.

  • Perform all other job functions as assigned.

  • Report to work in adverse weather conditions is required.



  • 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 that employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility.

  • Must be able to read/write English.

  • High School diploma or Equivalent.

  • Ability to work overtime.

  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts.

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

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

  • Ability to work in elevated areas.

  • Must be able to operate machinery.

  • At least 2 years of experience in production related work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.

  • Forklift certified.

  • Basic computer skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-PA-Gettysburg

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: GET00025