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Cargill Production Operator - 3rd Shift 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.

Cargill Salt, a business unit of Cargill, Incorporated, is a leader in the industry, providing salt, service and solutions to the food, water conditioning, agricultural, industrial, and packaged ice control markets.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Perform tasks in the bagging and shipping/receiving area to ensure proper production, loading and shipping of packaged salt products, by operating equipment such as bagging machines, shipping computers, and pallet inverters.

  • Operate forklift for the transfer of palletized product for storage and loading within the warehouse and shipping areas

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

  • Understand and adhere to all safety policies and procedures

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Be 18 years or older

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one

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

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

  • Basic computer skills

  • 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)

  • 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 (4ft and above)

  • Forklift experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or Equivalent

  • Mechanical experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment

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.