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Cargill Operations Technician in Wahpeton, North Dakota

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

Compensation: $21.25; sign-on bonus of $2,000.00

Operation Technicians are directly involved with processing corn, our raw material, into sweeteners and feed products. Technicians will work in teams in one of the following areas: Mill, Refinery, and Utilities.

Responsabilities:

  • Operate all plant equipment, Plant sanitation via normal/high pressure water hose or shoveling/material handling

  • Monitoring and controlling the various unit operations via the process control system, checking product quality and progress

  • Performing quality checks on raw materials, intermediate process streams, and finished products, using a variety of laboratory equipment

  • Unloading raw material, loading finished products (trucks, railcars, etc), and controlling inventory in order to satisfy both internal and external customer needs

  • Operation of all plant rolling stock including Rail movers, pay-loader, bobcat, forklift, scissors lift and skyjack

  • Cover open vacancies on other teams and carry a pager when needed

  • Performing a variety of preventive/planned basic maintenance tasks on plant systems and equipment. Also being directly involved with improvement of these systems and the equipment

  • Participate in team roles and discussions; and function as a working member of a high-performance work team

  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 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)

  • High School diploma or GED Equivalent

  • Basic use of a computer

  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation

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

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

  • Must be able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment

  • Ability to work 12-hour shift rotation, schedule will include weekends, holidays, overtime as well as on-call

Preferred

  • 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.

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