London Manufacturing Jobs

Plant Operator

by Cargill Canada

Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: Apr 04, 2021
Cargill Canada

Job Description

Plant Operator
Job ID STR00101
Date posted 03/10/2021

Cargill Animal Nutrition provides customized animal productivity solutions to commercial producers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. At Cargill Animal Nutrition we provide customized animal nutrition solutions to customers across the Americas, Europe and Asia. 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. At Cargill we have a culture of safety, our goal is to return everyone safely back to their loved ones every day. We also believe that employees must have the opportunity to do what they do best so as part of the application process, you may be asked to complete an online assessment. This will help us understand the things that you do better than others - the talents that you rely on to succeed.
Cargill Animal Nutrition division of Cargill, with operations in 23 countries, 4 continents and 170 operating plants, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of feed and nutritional products for livestock and pets.
As a Packaging Operator at our Animal Nutrition facility in Strathroy, ON you will be responsible for safe and efficient hands-on duties including setting up, adjusting and operating manufacturing machinery, exercising process control and operating related equipment, driving forklifts and maintaining the facility and grounds.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Packaging Operation and Risk management
  • Operate multi-function machinery and process control equipment through control panels, computer terminals and other misc control systems to receive, transfer, grind, batch/blend, pellet/extrude, bag and ship animal feed/petfood safely and efficiently
  • Maintain shift- & processlogs as well as several other lean management related documents
  • Observe gauges, monitors etc. to ensure compliance with critical to quality specifications
  • Set up and adjust processing and packaging equipment to efficiently and safely manufacture animal feed/petfood
  • Perform misc operator care related maintenance duties as well as aid troubleshooting processes guided by maintenance technicians
  • Ensure plant and yard are clean and safe for customers and employees
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada.
  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25kg
  • 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
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • Basic use of a computer
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice
  • Must have ability to demonstrate basic understanding of the animal feed/petfood manufacturing process
  • Must possess technical aptitude to learn and understand process control systems

  • Prior experience in production related work
  • Forklift certified
  • Proven ability to manage compliance with Environment, Health & Safety and Operations standards and regulations
  • Knowledge of inventory control, quality management, operating efficiency, agricultural experience or specialized knowledge of grain handling and crop input products
  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to operate, service, and troubleshoot machinery
This Full Time position is located in Strathroy, ON; however please expect receiving calls from a 204 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.