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Starting at $21.25 hourly
Vincent, Ia - 50594, Vincent, IA 50594
Updated 30+ days ago

Join the Cargill team in Wahpeton!
Receive a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus.


Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. Leading national brands choose Cargill Starches & Sweeteners to develop, manufacture, and deliver ingredients that differentiate their food and beverage products in the marketplace. Operation Technicians are directly involved with processing corn, our raw material, into sweeteners and feed products.


Benefits and Pay:

  • Starting Pay: $21.25/hr
  • $2,000 Sign-On Bonus!
  • Vacation Within the First Year
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

A Typical Workday May Include:

  • 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

What You Will Need:

  • 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

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Required qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
Posting ID: 655932980 Posted: 2021-10-26 Job Title: Operation Technician