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Cargill Elevator Operator in East Saint Louis, Illinois

This full-time position is located in East St Louis, Illinois ; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

We are looking for a passionate Elevator Operator who wants to help the world thrive!

Job Description:

Reporting to the Production Supervisor or Plant Manager (depending on type of facility), the Plant Operator contributes to physically execute the safe and efficient operation of a stand-alone grain or crop inputs facility, or combined grain and crop inputs facility on a daily basis to ensure that Cargill standards, productivity metrics, and customer needs are met.

Principal Accountabilities

  • 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 barge and truck loading/unloading requirements

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

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

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

  • Other duties as assigned


  • 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 to work in a production environment

  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation

  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including a respirator

  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)

  • Ability to understand and communicate in English(verbal/written)

  • Basic use of a computer

  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice


  • Prior experience in production related work

  • Able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment

  • High School diploma or Equivalent

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.