Cargill Seasonal Elevator Operator in Gilman, Illinois

Seasonal Elevator Operator

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 150,000 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.

Description

This Seasonal position is located inGilman, IL.

Cargill, together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. At Cargill we have a culture of safety, our goal is to return everyone safely back to their loved ones - every day. We operate some of the most technologically advanced plants in the world, but they can't run by themselves - we depend on creative, responsible, hard working individuals like you.

The purpose of this position is to operate equipment associated with the elevator process. Operators in this position are responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the elevator area. They will ensure that the equipment is fully operational and in good repair. Interacts on a regular basis with customers, supervisors or other personnel.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Operate all equipment associated with the elevator process, including drags, conveyors, bean dryers, and truck dump.

  • Operate grain dryers using a computer with PLC software.

  • Unload soybeans and corn from trucks

  • Operate railcar and truck loadout

  • Operate mobile equipment.

  • Enter confined spaces under proper permit conditions and supervision.

  • Work outdoors in a dusty environment.

  • 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.

  • Inspect buildings, grounds, and equipment utilized by facility; determine immediate and long range needs for maintenance and repair work. Enter work orders utilizing maintenance computer program.

  • Troubleshoot minor problems as required.

  • Maintain a safe and sanitary atmosphere with a high regard for environmental impact of the operation.

  • 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.

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

No relocation assistance is provided.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.

  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old.

  • Strong communication, reading, writing & math skills

  • Good attendance record and work ethics

  • Reliable transportation

  • Ability to climb to a significant elevation

  • Ability to work in dusty environments

  • Ability to work from heights.

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

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Ability to work in elevated areas

  • Must be able to operate machinery

  • Must be able to operate heavy equipment

  • Must be able to read/write English

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to work overtime

  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts

Preferred:

  • Prior experience in production related work

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-IL-Gilman

Req ID: GIL00064