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Cargill Meat Prep Operator- 2nd Shift- Timberville- VA in Timberville, Virginia

Meat Prep Operator- 2nd Shift- Timberville- VA

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.


Cargill Meat Solutions

Cargill Meat Solutions is the umbrella organization of Cargill’s North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets. These businesses employ more than 28,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats is a business committed to serving a broad range of retail, foodservice, deli, club store and branded food customers. We are focused on the success of our own national brands as well as the brands of our customers. We utilize state-of-the-art turkey, beef, pork and chicken processing capabilities to deliver high-quality meat products to our partners. Advanced technologies and imaginative people create innovative solutions and distinctive value for our customers.

Meat Prep Operator is a vital role in the daily operations of our facility. There are a variety of roles and responsibilities within this title. The types of roles available are machine operation, preparing and mixing raw material per specifications, verifying temperatures and product lots, setting up and tearing down of machines, hourly and daily paperwork, verifying quality and accuracy of products, all while making safety the number one priority.

While performing the duties of Meat Prep Operator, 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 able to rotate all positions: Grinder Operator, Gravy, Mix injection, Brine, Tumbler and Spice Room. Set up machines, weigh, grinding, chopper, mixing, scales and to drive a jack. Set up and tear down equipment.

  • Cross-trained within department as needed.

  • Responsible for completion of paperwork and other miscellaneous duties.

  • Also requires lifting, stooping, bending, reaching, pulling, and recording weights from scales.

  • Perform ingredient additions to tumblers

  • Ability to operate the PFS system.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks.

  • Must have good basic math and reading skills.

  • Work on the production line as needed.

  • Ability to read and comprehend meat inventories and formulas for product.

  • Ablitiy to read specs.

  • Must be able to rotate within the department and other departments.


Required Qualifications

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

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

  • Ability to work flexible hours and/or shifts

  • Accuracy, precision, and dependability are a necessity

  • Must be a self-starter and have good communication skills.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous production/farm experience

  • Previous Cargill experience

  • Work history in the past 12 months

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-VA-Timberville

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: TIM00718