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Cargill Sanitation Crew - Full time in Dayton, Virginia

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.

Shift: 3rd

Compensation: $18.23/hr


  • $2,500 Sign-On Bonus

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Marathon Health Clinic (Employer sponsored health center)

  • 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

Sanitation is a vital role in the daily operations of our facility. This position must ensure that required sanitation protocol is followed at all times and in preparation for USDA pre-op inspection. Duties include performing scheduled plant-wide tasks, sanitizing of utilities tunnels, and cleaning electrical rooms and hydraulic room, all while making safety the number one priority. While performing the duties of Sanitation, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions with slippery surfaces; moving mechanical parts; fast paced warm/cool environment. Positions require standing the entire shift and the use of PPE is required in all areas of the facility.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Must be willing to perform daily scheduled tasks.

  • Must also perform scheduled plant-wide tasks, sanitizing of utilities tunnels, and cleaning electrical

  • rooms and hydraulic room. Any other task assigned by plant manager.

  • Adhere to LOTO requirements at all times, and required Cargill safety regulations.

  • Be able to work with minimal input from supervisor and minimize potential downtime.

  • Maintain professional working relationships with other peers and work groups (QSI personnel, Maintenance, Utilities).

  • Candidate/s must be willing to work in wet environment and humid/vapor or cold conditions; assigned tasks will vary in accordance to plant priorities

Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

  • Effective communication skills, must be able to anticipate problems and seek supervisory assistance promptly

  • Mechanical aptitude in working with tools and machinery is highly desirable

  • Must be willing to work overtime as required; candidate must be flexible to scheduling as it will vary according to the plant’s operating schedule

  • Ability to work with a variety of hand tools

  • Accuracy, precision, and dependability are a necessity

  • Must be a team player, but also must be able to work well alone

Preferred Qualifications

  • revious Cargill experience

  • Previous sanitation or maintenance experience

  • Work history in the past 12 months

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.