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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 in Lafayette IN; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 number in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.**
**This is a 12 hour rotating shift, it goes from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and vice versa. 3 days on and 3 days off.**
The purpose of this position is to operate equipment associated with the loading and unloading process. Operators in this position are responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the loadout and unloading areas, with minimal supervision. They will ensure that the equipment is fully operational and in good repair. Interacts on a regular basis with customers, operators, supervisors or other personnel.
**Operators in this position:**
Operate all equipment associated with the loadout and unloading process for trucks and/or rail: including scales, drags and conveyors.
Ensure accurate information of scale weights and transactions are recorded daily.
Operate computer programs needed to load finished products. Hand write tickets computer network is unavailable.
Monitor inventory of tanks by reading levels on computer and/or ascending ladder to top of storage tanks to take physical tank measurements.
Ensure quality of the product meets Food Safety guidelines and customer specifications at loadout. Report all food safety concerns immediately to supervisor.
Process samples utilizing lab equipment to obtain and record values on a computer spreadsheet and collect samples for several process areas.
Work outdoors in a dusty environment.
Enter confined spaces under proper permit conditions and supervision: including dust collectors and storage tanks.
Control traffic through department and ensure that all visitors follow safety rules.
Troubleshoot problems as required.
Perform light maintenance, such as replacing valves, troubleshooting conveyors and pumps, etc. while safely using wrenches, air tools, hammers and various hand tools.
Maintain a safe and sanitary atmosphere with a high regard for environmental impact of the operation.
Inspect buildings, grounds, and equipment utilized by facility; determine immediate and long range needs for maintenance and repair work. Enter notifications utilizing maintenance computer program.
Understand and adhere to state and federal Occupational Safety and Health rules and regulations as related to plant safety. Follow all Cargill safety rules and regulations.
Complete all housekeeping assignments, work to improve the condition of the department, and work as a team member with a positive attitude.
Attend various mandatory safety and department meetings.
Communicate in a courteous and positive manner to accomplish duties effectively, working as a team with all involved.
Assist other plant personnel as needed, and will perform any other duty as requested by the supervisor.
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 perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces.
High School diploma or Equivalent
Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts
Ability to work overtime
Ability to work in elevated areas
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold
Must be able to operate machinery
Must be able to operate heavy equipment
Must be able to read/write English
Basic computer skills
Prior experience in production related work
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
**Primary Location** US-IN-Lafayette
**Req ID:** LAF00205