Cargill Production Operator - Minto Sydney in Sydney, Australia

Production Operator - Minto Sydney

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.


About us

Working at Cargill isan opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest whileengaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. Youwill be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and apurpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment whereyou will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the mosttalented people in your field. With over 150 years of experience Cargillprovides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services tothe world. We operate in 70 countries and have 150,000 employees who are committedto working every day to nourish the world in a safe, responsible andsustainable way. Learn more at

Your Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for youto join the Cargill Malt Australia team as a Production Technician. Reporting intothe Production Manager, you will be based at Minto – New South Wales and be anintegral member of the production team, responsible for various aspects of maltproduction, raw material assessment, supply chain functions and laboratoryanalysis. This role will rotate through all aspects of Malt production and requireparticipation in physical tasks, a focus on plant hygiene, diligent paperworkskills and commitment to EH&S, HACCP, Quality Systems, Environmental Issuesand Customer Awareness.

As a recent Graduatewith a background in Chemical Engineering/Biology/Food/Agriculture industry, youwill be ready to roll up your sleeves and learn the exciting nuances of Maltproduction. You will bring in your superior organisation, interpersonal and teamplayer skills to develop positive working relationships.

You will be aself-starter, agile, robust and a resilient team player to be able to problemsolve and thrive in a fast paced working environment. Your ability to grasp abroad range of activities, adhere to processes and procedures, take initiativesand contribute towards building a strong safety culture will be key to thesuccess of the role and will open opportunities to further advance your career.


Your responsibilities include, but arenot limited to:


Responsible for the monitoring ofprocess conditions to ensure malting objectives set by the production managerare achieved. The Production Technician will rotate through various aspects ofthe malt production process, including dry grain handling, basic laboratoryanalysis, plant control and hygiene activities. Ensure any breakdowns orperceived problems are communicated to the Maintenance Department promptly.


Accountable for the safety of yourself, your work colleagues,customers and contractors. Contribute and influence an environment whereEH&S is an integral part of how we do business. Take ownership and beinvolved and committed to achieve a safe workplace. Work to achieve a zero harmwork environment and strive for continuous improvement on EH&S performance.

Food Safety and Quality Management

Contribute to the development of a food safetyculture. Adhere to processes and procedures, and directions in relation to foodsafety and quality management. Ensure plant HACCP, Quality and ContinuousImprovement systems are followed and requirements are met;


Become a member of afive person production team striving to meet targets while operating withinbudget guidelines. Work closely with Maintenance Team to trouble-shoot,problem-solve and continuously improve. Interact with Laboratory and Packingteams to ensure plant process operate smoothly.

What can we offer

The role provides practical exposure to a broadrange of disciplines which will help you develop skills to advance your careerwithin the food processing / agriculture industry.

  • Strong Safety Culture;

  • Food Safety;

  • Technical Malting expertise;

  • Manufacturing industry related licenses and certificates, e.g. confinespace and elevated work;

  • Quality Control of a Biochemical process;

  • Positive Environmental Practices;

  • Automation and Computer Programmed Tools;

  • Batch Processing and Process Engineering;

  • Inbound and Outbound Supply Chain activities;

  • Develop a level of Mechanical and Electrical aptitude through workingwith colleagues;


Experience and skills

All about you

As a recent Graduatewith some Processing or Agriculture industry background, you will have:

  • Strongtechnical knowledge and aptitude;

  • Practicaland systematic problem solving skills;

  • Excellentinterpersonal, communication skills;

  • Abilityto work independently, be self-motivated and proactive;

  • Abilityto partake physically challenging activities within an industrial environment;

  • Abilityto contribute in a team environment through developing positive workingrelationships that are based on trust and integrity;

Qualifications andother requirements

  • A Degree in a Science or Engineering related discipline;

  • Some prior experience in plant operations in a process-related industry (food processing /materials handling will be well regarded;

  • Thisrole will require flexibility to be able to work a roster, which includesweekends and public holidays;

  • Thisrole will require flexibility to be able to work as part of a weekly rotating‘on call’ roster to resolve after hours production issues at the plant eitherthrough remote access or periodic call outs as required.

If this role soundslike ‘You’ please ‘Apply' now. Cargill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All applications aretreated with strict confidentiality.

Job Engineering

Primary Location Australia-NS-Sydney

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: NEW01386