Cargill Temporary General Laborer - 3 Shift Rotation in Strathroy, Ontario

Temporary General Laborer - 3 Shift Rotation

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 Animal Nutrition provides customized animal productivity solutions to commercial producers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. At Cargill Animal Nutrition we provide customized animal nutrition solutions to customers across the Americas, Europe and Asia. We operate some of the most technologically advanced plants in the world, but they can't run by themselves - we depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you. At Cargill we have a culture of safety, our goal is to return everyone safely back to their loved ones every day. We also believe that employees must have the opportunity to do what they do best so as part of the application process, you may be asked to complete an online assessment. This will help us understand the things that you do better than others - the talents that you rely on to succeed.

Agribrands Purina Canada Inc. division of Cargill, with operations in 23 countries, 4 continents and 170 operating plants, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of feed and nutritional products for livestock and pets.

As a Packaging Operator at our Animal Nutrition facility in Strathroy, you will be responsible for safe and efficient hands-on duties including operating manufacturing machinery, driving forklifts and maintaining the facility and grounds.

Principal Accountabilities:

Plant Operation and Risk management – Operate plant equipment to manufacture feed safely and efficiently while meeting all truck loading requirements; ensure plant and yard are clean and safe for customers and employees; perform minor mechanical maintenance which may include assisting on-site contractors and maintenance personnel; operate equipment to blend and package feed; ensure customers receive the products and services they require in an efficient and timely manner; assist plant management in managing inventory.

Safety Compliance – Participate in Provincial/Federal regulatory and Cargill compliance training sessions and programs; participate in regular plant inspections and monthly safety meetings to review procedures, housekeeping, and safety awareness issues; keep current with training to handle dangerous goods as per the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and additional safety training programs including WHMIS, confined space, forklift, etc.



  • Must be able to work in an environment with varying temperatures, including working partially outdoors, indoors, and in dusty – noisy environments

  • Ability to perform physical tasks that require climbing, lifting, pushing, and pulling from heights in varying climate and environment conditions

  • Valid Canadian driver’s license with the ability to operate a vehicle

  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to operate, service, and troubleshoot machinery

  • Must be willing and/or able to work flexible work hours throughout the year including additional hours beyond regularly scheduled shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays when required

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of the team

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with strong a customer focus

  • Strong problem solving, decision-making and organizational skills

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada


  • Previous work experience within a manufacturing or a plant setting

  • Proven ability to manage compliance with Environment, Health & Safety and Operations standards and regulations

  • Familiarity with a computerized mechanical system

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

  • Agricultural experience or specialized knowledge of grain handling and crop input products

Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Strathroy

Req ID: STR00064