Cargill Plant Operator-McLennan in McLennan, Alberta

Plant Operator-McLennan

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.


Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Plant Operator contributes to physically execute the safe and efficient operation of combined grain and crop inputs facility on a daily basis to ensure that Cargill standards, productivity metrics, and customer needs are met.

Focus on Plant operation and Risk Management

  • Engaged with a team to operate the Plant equipment on a daily basis.

  • Follows Operational Policies and procedures to operate plant equipment safely and efficiently to minimize or prevent injuries, property loss, and environmental damage.

  • Ensures Plant and yard are clean and safe for customers and employees.

  • Performs minor mechanical maintenance and may assist contractors on-site to perform repairs.

  • Consistently meets all rail and truck loading requirements.

  • Works in the pesticide and seed warehouses (if applicable) to ensure that customers receive the products and services they require in an efficient and timely manner. Assists in operating safe and efficient crop inputs warehousing.

  • Assists the Plant Management in managing the location grain and crop inputs inventory by following existing controls to minimize inventory losses.

Focus on Talent Management

  • Successfully engaged to participate in training sessions for State/Provincial/Federal regulatory and Cargill compliance programs.

  • Participates in training to acquire and maintain knowledge on operating Plant equipment safely and effectively.

  • Participates in regular plant inspections and monthly safety meetings to review procedures, housekeeping, and safety awareness issues.

  • Remains trained in and certified to handle dangerous goods as per the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and has additional safety training, e.g. WHMIS, confined space, forklift, etc. (only for Canadian locations)


Required Qualifications

  • Mustbe legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work safely and efficiently

  • Ability to learn and manage compliance with Environment, Health & Safety and Operations standards and regulations

  • Ability to learn the various grain products, seed, chemical and fertilizer products to ensure that correct products are provided to customers

  • Ability to be trained and certified to work in hazardous areas and products.

  • Ability to learn how to operate equipment, i.e. fertilizer application equipment, forklift, grain handling equipment, as needed

  • Plant operator must become familiar with ISO/HACCP procedures and protocols

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • Basic Computer Skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Related secondary education or training

  • Knowledge of inventory control, quality management, operating efficiency and budget management

  • Specialized knowledge of grain and crop input products and grain handling

  • Mechanical aptitude

Primary Location Canada-Alberta-McLennan

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: MCL00082