Cargill Processing relief operator in Hutchinson, Kansas

Processing relief 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.


This full time position is located at Hutchinson, Kansas. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Position Purpose

  • Safely perform all labor necessary to receive, store, recycle and direct flow of quality bulk salt to bulk carriers from the silo and to mini bulk bags from the bins. Safely perform all labor necessary to load mini bulk bags with salt and clean area when necessary.

  • To safely perform all required labor to effectively operate/monitor automatic bagging machine, maintain operation of bagger, confirm and maintain quality checks, and perform necessary housekeeping duties.

  • Safely perform all tasks necessary to operate forklift to load trucks and rail cars with palletized salt product and to warehouse packaged products. Tag pallets with shipping codes. Scan shipping codes to track loading of palletized salt products.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Operation of silo, mini bulk and related equipment

  • Preventative maintenance on bridge belt, magnets, screeners, silo and bulk loading equipment, and mini bulk equipment including replacing belts and screens

  • Responsible to carry out Master Sanitation Schedule and assure the bulk and mini bulk loading operations meet or exceed FSSC 22000 and GMPs at all times

  • Inspect, clean out, and wash the interior of all hopper cars to meet required standards for shipment of product

  • Inspect all bulk trucks prior to loading to assure proper cleanliness

  • Load rail cars and trucks with quality products specified on loading ticket, following comments section of order

  • When necessary, clean out rail cars and prepare for loading, using safe car inspection procedures, inspect all carriers, rail and truck to insure our minimum safety and quality standards are met.

  • Maintain good housekeeping and GMPs at all times

  • Perform all tasks in a safe manner and in compliance with Cargill safety standards and policies

  • Operation of Rail Car moving equipment

  • Interaction with the railroad on rail car switching

  • Safely move railcars through the plant

  • Load package rail cars and trucks with quality products specified on loading ticket

  • Assure proper counts on product loaded, including product codes and number in code, are listed on loading ticket and in SAP sytem

  • Apply necessary code stickers, stretch wrap, etc. required in specific comments section or by special customer instructions lists

  • Use SAP and warehouse management system to scan loads in and out of inventory, unload receiving items as needed, locate oldest product for stock rotation, fill orders and remove product from orders. Assure product is rotated on a first-in, first-out basis

  • Assure all loads are clean, stretchwrapped and covered prior to storing and use proper storage methods. Operate and maintain stretchwrappers and top sheeters.

  • Operation of bagging equipment

  • Operation of palletizers and full pallet conveyor

  • Operation of support equipment / machinery

  • Food and product safety

  • Housekeeping / Master Sanitation

  • Safety performance

  • Perform all assigned preventative maintenance tasks



  • 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.

  • Must be able to read and write; ability to follow safety, production and quality requirements.

  • 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 operate heavy equipment

  • 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

  • Prior experience in production related work

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-KS-Hutchinson

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: HUT00209