Cargill Product Handler in West Fargo, North Dakota

Product Handler

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 position is located in West Fargo, North Dakota. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Whatever job you're looking for, you can probably find it at Cargill. Our diverse partnerships across a variety of industries mean countless career opportunities for you. It's your choice. It's your future. And you can make it happen at Cargill. This position is part of Cargill's Grain and Oilseed business unit. We operate on an integrated global basis to source, process, transport and distribute grain and oilseeds around the world. Our West Fargo, North Dakota facility processes sunflowers, canola and flax into protein meal and refined vegetable oil.

Principal accountabilities:

Operate all equipment associated with the loading process for trucks and/or rail: including scales, drags and conveyors.

Ensure accurate information of scale weights and transactions are recorded daily.

Operate computer programs needed to load finished products. Hand write tickets computer network is unavailable.

Monitor inventory of tanks by reading levels on computer and/or ascending ladder to top of storage tanks to take physical tank measurements. Determine when to switch tanks for operations.

Ensure quality of the product meets Food Safety guidelines and customer specifications at loadout. Report all food safety concerns immediately to supervisor.

Process samples utilizing lab equipment to obtain and record values on a computer spreadsheet and collect samples for several process areas.

Work outdoors in a dusty environment.

Enter confined spaces under proper permit conditions and supervision: including dust collectors and storage tanks.

Control traffic through department and ensure that all visitors follow safety rules.

Troubleshoot problems as required.

Perform light maintenance, such as replacing valves, troubleshooting conveyors and pumps, etc. while safely using wrenches, air tools, hammers and various hand tools.

Maintain a safe and sanitary atmosphere with a high regard for environmental impact of the operation.

Inspect buildings, grounds, and equipment utilized by facility; determine immediate and long range needs for maintenance and repair work. Enter notifications utilizing maintenance computer program.

Understand and adhere to state and federal Occupational Safety and Health rules and regulations as related to plant safety. Follow all Cargill safety rules and regulations.

Complete all housekeeping assignments, work to improve the condition of the department, and work as a team member with a positive attitude.

Attend various mandatory safety and department meetings.

Communicate in a courteous and positive manner to accomplish duties effectively, working as a team with all involved.

Assist other plant personnel as needed, and will perform any other duty as requested by the supervisor.



  • High School diploma or Equivalent

  • 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 work in elevated areas.

  • Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to operate machinery.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Must be able to read/write English.

  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts.

  • Ability to work overtime.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-ND-West Fargo

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: WES00651