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Packaging Technician

Company: Cargill, Inc.
Location: Hersey
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

This Full-time position is located in Hersey, MI; 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. Cargill Salt is currently accepting applications for Packaging Technicians. With a strong culture that focuses on people, this is an outstanding opportunity for qualified individuals interested in:

* A safety focused culture
* Team environment
* Development
* Competitive salary
* Incentive program
* Comprehensive benefits package

This role is responsible for correctly, safely and efficiently packaging and warehousing salt products for a salt manufacturing and packaging facility. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* - Operation of packaging equipment.
* - Input production data in SAP.
* - Monitor bag weights on scale.
* - Input performance data in computer system.
* - Input production downtime information in to SAP.
* - Collect samples / perform quality testing.
* - Minor maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment.
* - Housekeeping tasks.
* - Repalletizing / disposal of distressed product.
* - Perform change over tasks.
* - Other duties as assigned.

Duties include but are not limited to:

* Operation of packaging equipment, monitor processes and entering data.
* Strict compliance with safe work rules, good housekeeping practices and specified QC/QA policies/procedures/ standards.
* Operation log sheets, records and data consistently and accurately maintained and writing work orders in SAP etc.
* Perform any miscellaneous duties assigned including but not limited to: minor maintenance tasks, preventative maintenance tasks, housekeeping tasks, product quality testing tasks, confined space entries (tank/bin entries), etc.
* Complete all Food Safety requirements as outlined by the HACCP program.

This position shall have the responsibility to report problems with the food safety management system to identified person(s). This position has the responsibility and authority to initiate and record actions. Acquire and maintain knowledge of HACCP/OPRP/PRP (GMP) policies and requirements to complete all monitoring and/or verifications tasks as outlined by the Food Safety Management.


* 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-part employer.
* Cargill requires employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility.
* Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays with advance notice
* Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
* Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
* Must be able to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions with the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc.
* Must be able to operate machinery.
* High School diploma or Equivalent.
* Basic computer skills.


* Prior experience in production related work.
* Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
* Able to operate heavy equipment

US Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill's safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Keywords: Cargill, Inc., Grand Rapids , Packaging Technician, Professions , Hersey, Michigan

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