Cargill Knife Workers - 1st Shift - Full Time - Nebraska City - Nebraska in Hamburg, Iowa

Knife Workers - 1st Shift - Full Time - Nebraska City - Nebraska

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 155,000 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.


Located just one hour south of Omaha, Nebraska City is a city and county seat of Otoe County, Nebraska. Iconic for it’s small town charm, the city boasts a population of 7,289.

The Nebraska State Legislature has credited Nebraska City as being the oldest incorporated city in the state, as it was the first approved by a special act of the Nebraska Territorial Legislature in 1855.

Nebraska City is home of Arbor Day and Arbor Day Farm, 260 acres of natural beauty and outdoor exploration reaping fun for the entire family. Nebraska City is also the home of the Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Center (which focuses on the natural history achievements of the expedition), and the Mayhew Cabin, the only site in the state recognized by the National Park Service as a station on the Underground Railroad.

Cargill in Nebraska City

Cargill is proud to be a partner in the Nebraska City community. The Cargill Turkey & Cooked Meats Nebraska City facility was established in 1995 and consists of 195,000 square feet of production facilities. Nebraska City team members give back to the community through programs such as United Way and Relay for Life.

Position Purpose

The Knife Workers in our facility is an important role in the daily operations of our Trim Department. This job is important because it is vital to our process to meet customer expectations as it relates to quality. This employee would trim various cuts of meats to specification while complying with all safety procedures

While performing the duties of a knife worker, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or cold conditions with slippery surfaces at varied heights; moving mechanical parts; fast paced, high noise disciple, warm/cool environment. Positions require standing or walking the entire shift, the use of steps, and the use of PPE which is required in all areas of the facility.

Principal Accountabilities

Perform repetitive tasks. Examples include:

  • Lock Out Tag Out

  • Disassembling and re-assembling equipment

  • Testing tools such as knives for effectiveness

  • Use knife grinding or sharpening equipment

  • Ensuring food safety and quality

  • Cleanliness and housekeeping

  • Maintaining a safe working environment


Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous Cargill Experience

  • Previous Experience in working in a meat processing facility

  • Previous Experience working with knives

  • Work history in the past 12 months

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-NE-Nebraska City

Other Locations US-IA-Hamburg

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: NEB02589