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Cargill Production Operator in Hutchinson, Kansas

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Type: Full time

Shift: 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Compensation: $22.52/hr

Benefits Information

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription

  • Drug Insurance

  • Health and Wellness Incentives

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Plant incentives paid twice per year

  • Paid personal days

Principal accountabilities:

  • Produce dry salt from brine by operating the evaporator and drying equipment

  • Operate and maintain the boiler

  • Operate and maintain screeners, elevators, and salt processing equipment, providing product to packaging

  • Understand and advocate safety rules and regulations

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment

  • Operate forklift

  • Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications:

  • 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-part employer

  • Cargill requires employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility

  • Ability to work overtime, different shifts, weekends and holidays with advance notice

  • 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 understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)

  • Must be able to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions with the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc.

  • Must be able to operate machinery

  • High School diploma or Equivalent

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in production related work

  • Forklift experience

  • Mechanical background

  • Prior experience with inventory systems

  • Working knowledge of MS Office Software with an emphasis on Excel and Word

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.