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Cargill Endloader Operator in Buffalo, Iowa

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

The Loader Operator plays an important role in the quality and safety of our products throughout the salt packaging facility. The Loader Operator is responsible to correctly, safely and efficiently move, convey and store salt bulk and packaged products. They will perform screen checks and quality verifications to verify a high quality product is being provided. Operator is responsible for the safe operation of heavy equipment, pride and ownership in running the maintained equipment is critical.

Principal Accountabilites

  • Safely and efficiently operate equipment at site, including but not limited to bagging machines, operating salt conveying equipment, operation of packaging and related equipment.

  • Safely operate heavy machinery used to move or lift products, equipment, or materials within and around plant, including but not limited to front-end loaders, Shuttle wagon, and forklifts.

  • Operate computers to check work orders/schedule, print shipping paperwork and labels.

  • Perform quality verification of product through screen analysis and chemical testing.

  • Operate computers to check work orders/schedule, print shipping paperwork and labels.

  • Comply with corporate policies and procedures related to Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Feed Safety risks associated with products.

  • Support a culture of zero fatality, injury and illness.

  • Understand and proactively avoid environmental impact and potential risk to the businesses.

  • Perform general tasks around plant with minimal supervision.

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.

  • 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 elevated areas (4 feet and above).

  • 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).

  • Must be able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment.

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

  • High School diploma or Equivalent.

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

  • At least 1 year of experience in production related work.


  • Forklift certified.

  • Basic use of a computer.

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.