Cargill Maintenance Mechanic - Entry Level in Wayzata, Minnesota

Maintenance Mechanic - Entry Level

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 i n Wayzata, MN; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 number in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

This position is responsible for the proper operation and maintenance of building equipment and systems that include boilers, chillers, cooling towers, Air Handlers, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, compressed air, building automation controls, fire suppression and detection, kitchens, building hardware, and building shell components. The position completes maintenance activities through daily inspections, assigned work orders, and response to daily service requests. The position assists contractors with repairs, preventive maintenance activities, and project work as needed.


  • Maintenance and proper operation of cooling and heating systems including boilers, chillers, cooling towers, air handlers, compressed air, and water treatment and testing.

  • Assist contracted service providers in the planned and unplanned repairs and maintenance activities.

  • Work with maintenance planner in providing feedback on workloads including input on job plans and identified follow up work needed from inspections, preventive maintenance work orders, and service requests.

  • Maintain accurate and timely records for all service work, timekeeping, inventory, and purchasing activities.

  • Adherence to safety policies and procedures including participation in safety training and to monitor contracted service providers to ensure compliance to Cargill’s safety requirements.

  • On call coverage for non-business hours response to building issues for one week at a time on a rotating schedule.

  • Able to acquire a forklift certification within 6 months.

  • 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.

  • Must be able to read/write English.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Basic computer skills.

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

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

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

  • Ability to work in elevated areas.


  • Forklift Certified.

  • Able to work overtime.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: WAY06962