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Cargill Operations Technician in Bovina, Texas

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Type: Full Time

Compensation: $24.00/hr

Shift: Rotating

Principal Accountabilities

  • Work as a team to process corn, our raw material, into sweeteners, feed products, ethanol and more sample products to ensure quality & test using lab equipment

  • Perform light maintenance in or around the facility, troubleshooting equipment as needed

  • Monitor tank levels, product temperature and pressures including observing readings on computers and field instruments, documenting key readings and information, and making appropriate adjustments both manually and/or by computer

  • Utilize computer systems to monitor & operate industrial equipment, such as rail moving equipment, pumps, slide gates, conveyors, load out equipment, etc.

  • Coordinate and complete work permits

  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations

  • Assist in maintaining a safe and clean work environment

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the US without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending/stooping, lift up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing ladders and stairs, crawling, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces, with or without a reasonable accommodation

  • 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)

  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)

  • Computer skills with computer literate including being able to enter and retrieve data

  • Ability to work overtime, holidays, nights, weekends, or different shifts including on call scheduled, with advance notice

Preferred Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent knowledge

  • Minimum 6 months of experience working in a production or plant environment

  • Experience operating machinery and/or industrial equipment with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Experience using the Forklift

  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), such as SAP, Microsoft Office Software with emphasis on Excel and Word or Inventory System

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

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.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.