Cargill Production Worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
This full time position is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.
Diamond V a Cargill inc. brand is a global, research-focused, technology-driven organization with-in Cargill Animal Nutrition Enterprise that develops and manufactures natural products to improve nutrition, health, and performance in food animal and companion animal species.
The Production worker is primarily responsible for grinding, packaging, warehousing, shipping, and receiving operations in an automated work environment. Ensures the product is produced efficiently, on time and according to specification. Supports Diamond V’s commitment to product quality, product safety and regulatory compliance by following written and routine standard operating procedures. This includes observing food hygiene, food safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) when conducting assigned job duties.
Essential duties: Include but are not limited to the following.
- Operate warehouse management system equipment to direct issue micro-add ingredients
- Operate warehouse management system equipment to direct issue supplies, including bag stock
- Operate warehouse management system equipment to move pallets from one location to another
- Collect incoming ingredient samples.Record all information specific to the sample
Operate warehouse management system equipment to load finished product onto trucks
Operate drying equipment as required
Perform equipment maintenance as needed
Safety, EPA, HACCP and other Certification work order completion
May be asked to perform Operator job duties or other job related duties as requested by supervisor
Start / Stop
Ability to operate automated process equipment, including; batching, grinding, drying, packaging, palletizing, and warehouse management
Ability to use hand and power tools
Ability to obtain certification to handle fumigants and pesticides
Ability to follow procedures and work in a safe and efficient manner
May require a substantial amount of repetitive motion
Occasional exposure to noise, dust, damp conditions, temperature extremes (unloading rail cars outside)
May be exposed to pesticide fumes when loading trucks
Setups and adjustments, both mechanical and computerized
Operate warehouse management system equipment to receive supplies and ingredients
Measures Of Performance:
Soundness of operational decisions
Efficient and safe operation of the production facility
Attainment of production goals and quality standards
Effectiveness of working relationships with others in the company. Includes communication, cooperation and team effort
Adherence to Corporate Core Values
Daily contact with other plant personnel, as well as customer and supplier truck drivers
Occasional contact with other employees, vendors, contractors, and customer
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 Equivalent
Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
Ability to lift a minimum of 55 pounds
Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
Ability 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
Must be able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment
Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice
Basic use of a computer
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.
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