Company: Cargill, Inc.
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: September 13, 2020
Utility Operator - Sioux City, Iowa Compensation starting at
$19.70 per/hour with the potential of going up to $24.18. The
purpose of this position is to assist in operating and maintaining
the plant. Individuals in this position have shared responsibility
for housekeeping with all departments and with minimal supervision.
Interacts on a regular basis with operators, supervisors, customers
and other personnel. This is an entry level position. Employees
fulfilling this position will be expected to move up to a
Department Operator position within a few months.
As a Utility Operator, you will: Responsible for day to day
operations of the plant, including grain handling. Operate all
equipment associated with the department assigned to, including
railcar opener, oil loadout spout, scales, drags and conveyors.
Work indoors and outdoors in a dusty environment. Enter confined
spaces under proper permit conditions and supervision: including
dust collectors, extractors, DT (Desolventizer-Toaster), meal
dryers and bean 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 crush and plant personnel as needed, and will perform
any other duty as requested by the production supervisor. Operators
in this position will use company vehicle, multiple hand tools
including shovels, PPE and industrial vehicles including forklift,
boom lift, bobcat and loader to assist with job duties.
Requirements: 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 have a valid Driver's
License. Must be able to understand and communicate in
English(verbalritten) High School diploma or GED Equivalent. Basic
computer skills. Must be able and willing to perform physical job
duties with or without reasonable accommodation: bending, kneeling,
climbing, crawling, twisting. and lifting a minimum of 25 pounds.
Must be able 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). Ability to work in elevated
areas (4 feet and above) Must be able to operate machinery and/or
industrial equipment. Ability to work overtime, holidays, nights,
weekends or different shifts with advance notice.
Preferred: Forklift and Boom Lift driving experience. Prior
experience in a production related work. Previous maintenance
Benefits Include: Shift offered is 12 hours rotating shift / 4 days
on 4 days off Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Workife Solutions
(EAP) 401K Life Insurance Paid Holidays and Vacation Tuition
Reimbursement Compensation & Pay Equity Cargill operates some of
the most technologically advanced production plants in the
We need dependable, efficient, safety-minded individuals to join
our team. General Operators are vital to our daily operations.
Examples of roles include preparing meat to be cooked, palletizing
boxed product, administration work, using scanners and computers to
track product, and verifying quality and accuracy. Please note,
specific roles will vary greatly by plant and location. Safety is
always our number one priority, and no matter your experience
level, we'll train you for success. Your work in our plants can
help you grow both personally and professionally. Discover how your
work can nourish the world and help you thrive. EOE
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