Cargill Grind - Refrigeration Tech I - 3rd Shift - Full Time - Fort Worth, Texas in Fort Worth, Texas

Grind - Refrigeration Tech I - 3rd Shift - Full Time - Fort Worth, Texas

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.


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 32,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.

Cargill Value Added Protein

Cargill Value Added Protein is a leading marketer of high value, further-processed egg products, ground beef, and poultry products in the US and Canada. CVAP has twelve operating facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, California, Texas, Wisconsin, and Ontario and Alberta, Canada, Cargill Value Added Protein customers include premier quick-service restaurant chains as well as food manufacturers. We are dedicated to providing our customers with innovative and distinctive solutions, including liquid eggs, egg patties, French Toast, hamburger patties, and further processed chicken.

Refrigeration Techis a vital role in the daily operations of our facility. The role will be required totroubleshoot, ensuring proper maintenance and operational status of refrigeration systems, using a variety of hand tools to set up, break down, adjust machinery, and perform other duties pertaining to hydraulics, hot water systems,pneumatics, compressors, and ammonia systems, all while making safety the number one priority. Refrigeration requires being able to reading manuals written in English and the ability to write and document information.

While performing the duties of Refrigeration, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions with slippery surfaces; moving mechanical parts, chemicals; fast paced warm/cool environment. Positions require standing the entire shift and the use of PPE is required in all areas of the facility.

This role is required to be a member of the location Hazmat Response Team which includes being able to wear a respirator.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the maintenance, repair, upgrade, and appearance of all Ammonia and Freon Refrigeration and environmental equipment in the facility. Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Using hand tools to perform maintenance on machinery

  • Ensuring food safety and quality

  • Cleanliness and housekeeping

  • Maintenance of electrical and control circuits associated with refrigeration equipment.

  • Coil and equipment cleaning

  • Maintenance of Evaporative Condenser Units

  • Repair and maintenance of Freon condenser and evaporator coils

  • Repair/Replace fan motors and fan blades

  • Install and repair various valves and other components in ammonia systems

  • Use computer to complete data entry

  • Maintaining a safe working environment


Required Qualifications

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

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Ability to work in a cold to warm environment

  • Ability to work with a variety of hand tools

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous production/maintenance/refrigeration experience

  • RETA CARO certification

  • Previous Cargill experience

  • Work history in the past 12 months

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-TX-Fort Worth

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: FOR03482