Facility Trainee – Cargill – Cedar Rapids, IA

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$21.30 an hour

Job Type

Full Job Description

The purpose of this position is to train and become familiar with plant operations and to efficiently transfer into the first available position in the facility. Interacts on a regular basis with operators, supervisors, and other personnel.

This Full-time position is in Cedar Rapids, IA; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Principal Accountabilities:
Complete onboarding safety training

Safely train in all operations areas of the facility

Assist plant personnel as needed and will perform any other duty as requested by the production supervisor.

Work indoors and outdoors in a dusty environment.

Enter confined spaces under proper permit conditions and supervision: including dust collectors, extractors, DT, 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

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.

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

Must be 18 years or older.

Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces

Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.

Ability to work in elevated areas

Must be able to operate machinery

Must be able to read/write English

High School diploma or Equivalent

Basic computer skills

Ability to work overtime

Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts

Preferred Qualifications:
Able to operate heavy equipment

Forklift certified

Prior experience in production related work

Compensation : $21.30/hr.

Shift: 1st Shift

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code.

US Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

“Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.”