Cargill Seasonal Elevator Operator in Gibson City, Illinois

Seasonal Elevator 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.

Description

This position is located at Gibson City, Illinois. Relocation assistance is not provided.

Cargill, together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. At Cargill we have a culture of safety, our goal is to return everyone safely back to their loved ones - every day. 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.

The purpose of this position is to operate equipment associated with the elevator process. Operators in this position are responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the elevator area. They will ensure that the equipment is fully operational and in good repair. Interacts on a regular basis with customers, other operators, supervisors or other personnel.

As an Elevator Operator, you will:

  • Operate safely within Cargill policy, procedures, and governmental regulations and fully participate in Cargill Safety programs (BBSP, SafeStart etc.)

  • Perform critical operations to keep facility running: Loading/Unloading barges, trucks and railcars. Other grain handling including, filling /reclaiming of ground piles, transferring, blending etc.

  • Provide a high level of customer service by displaying courteous, helpful, knowledgeable interaction and behaviors.

  • Maintain the general appearance of the facility to include elevators, grounds, buildings, etc.

  • Monitor equipment to ensure it's in good working order, participate in the overall maintenance of the facility and equipment - notify management of any necessary repairs or possible equipment concerns.

  • Be an involved/engaged member of a team and be willing to act and think independently.

Qualifications

Required

  • 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 employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility.

  • Must be able to read/write English.

  • Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, shoveling and work in confined spaces.

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.

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

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

  • Ability to workovertime.

Preferred:

  • High School diploma or Equivalent.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Able to perform physical job duties including open/close valves and pounding with hammer.

  • Able to operate heavy equipment.

  • Able to work in elevated areas.

  • Prior experience in production related work.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-IL-Gibson City

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: GIB00117