Cargill Utility Operator in Stockton, California

Utility 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.


Utility operators are expected to perform in all four job classifications (bagger, warehouse, receiver and loader) safely and efficiently. We understand that utility operators spend the majority of their time in one role, but the expectation is that they will pursue adequate time/training in order to maintain their skill level in the other three classifications.

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This position is located in Stockton and is responsible for the manufacturing and shipping of animal feed.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Run multiple pieces of equipment, i.e, batching mixers, pellet mills, grinders, grain cleaners.

  • Manufacture products to ensure that they meet specifications, and HACCP requirements.

  • Run real-time equipment. Schedule production based on customer demands & FDA guidelines.

  • Safety - responsible for safety of themselves and teammates.

  • Operation of the packing/bagging machines

  • Stacking bags & basic maintenance of bagging equipment

  • Sampling and labeling of processed feeds

  • Completing all records and reports on processed feeds

  • Housekeeping.



  • 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.

  • Willing and able to work any shift required Monday through Sunday, including shifts up to 12 hours in length.

  • Be physically able to perform the job duties including bending, stooping, shoveling, sweeping, pounding with hammers, climbing stairs and ladders, opening and closing valves, lifting up to 60 lbs., extended driving/riding/maneuvering of forklifts.

  • 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.

  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays, with limited notice.


  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience operating a forklift and/or warehousing experience

  • Experience with SAP and/or a HMI

  • Experience operating and troubleshooting industrial equipment (ex., packaging machinery, etc.)

  • Experienced at problem solving with co-workers

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and in a positive manner.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-CA-Stockton

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: STO00326