Akron - OH Full Time 2 months ago

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 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.

Cargill is a trusted salt supplier to a wide variety of industries; our portfolio includes food processing salts, sodium reduction solutions, salt for water softeners and swimming pools, bulk and packaged ice melters, industrial salts, and salt for animal feeding. Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. We depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you to operate our business successfully!

Job Type:Full Time

Compensation:$27.39 / hour

Principal Accountabilities

Operation and adjustment of various packaging and product loading equipment including conveyors, elevators, presses/compactors, baggers, palletizers, hi-lo forklifts.

Perform quality control duties for various filled salt containers including bags and big bags. This could include taking salt samples, running tests, weighing product and recording results accordingly.

Collect product samples and utilize computer systems to input and record data as necessary

Perform basic preventative maintenance tasks on the packaging and product loading/transfer equipment as needed.

Safely operate motorized vehicles used to move or lift products, equipment, or materials within and around plant.

Perform general cleanup of the work area including sweeping, shoveling, and lifting various salt product packages as needed.

Understand and adhere to all safety rules and regulations

Maintain a safe and clean work environment


Eligible to work in the United States without a visa sponsorship.

Be 18 years or older.

Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without a reasonable accommodation

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 work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)

Must be able to operate machinery

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

Basic use of a computer

Ability to work rotating shifts and overtime including holidays, nights, or weekends

Previous experience operating a forklift

High School diploma or Equivalent

One year of prior experience in production related work

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

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.

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