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Operations Technician

**Operations Technician**

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 Dalhart, Texas. No relocation assistance is provided.

Cargill Starches and Sweetners has an exciting opportunity for an Operations Technician.

This position fulfills the objectives of four main roles in Sweet Bran's Bovina Facility. The four roles include running the control room, railcar movement, dumping railcars and unloading ingredient cars/trucks. They will load trucks using the automated loadout system, move railcars throughout the tracks located on our property, dump full cars to ensure feed is available to load trucks, and unload ingredient cars/trucks to ensure that ingredients are available when needed. Each of these roles is essential meeting the primary goal of ensuring a consistent supply and quality of fee to our customers.

This position will ensure a consistent supply and quality of feed to customers. Position responsibilities can include:

- Running the control room

- Railcar movement, dumping railcars and unloading ingredients in cars/trucks

- Load trucks

- Monitoring product levels and documenting informations both manually and by computer

- Sampling analysis

Principal Accountabilities

+ Able to work 12-hour shift rotation, including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. Work on-call as assigned

+ Process monitoring and control

+ Product sampling analysis

+ Troubleshooting and maintenance of process equipment and instrumentation

+ Procedures, policies and practices adherence and development.

+ Permit completion and coordination

+ Assist in assuring efficiency of operation of equipment, quality of product, food safety and safety of all personnel



+ 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

+ High School education or equivalent

+ Ability to work overtime, holidays, nights, weekends and rotating shifts

+ Ability to work in an environment with dust, noise, elevated work, and varied temperatures

+ Ability to work with operating machinery and around heavy equipment

+ Ability and willingness to comply with all Cargill policies, health and safety requirements such as jewelry restrictions, the use and wearing of safety/personal protective equipment (e.g. wearing safety equipment such as hardhats, safety glasses, hearing protection, dust masks, respirator, fall protection harness, protective footwear, etc.), and following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).

+ Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined space

+ Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

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

+ Ability to work in elevated areas

+ Must be able to operate machinery

+ Must be able to operate heavy equipment

+ Must be able to read/write English

+ Basic computer skills

+ Ability to work overtime

+ Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts


+ Experience operating a forklift

+ Experience operating a bobcat

+ Experience operating a front end loader

+ Experience in manufacturing/production

+ Safety and safety of all personnel

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

**Primary Location** US-TX-Dalhart

**Schedule** Full-time
**Req ID:** DAL00679