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Operations Management Associate 2022-Protein/Food Manufacturing (Multiple U.S. Locations) - Monticello, MN 55362



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Health insurance

Dental insurance

Tuition reimbursement

Paid time off

Vision insurance

Retirement plan



Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Please Note:
If you are also interested in an Operations Management Associate role in Grain Handling, please look for job ID: 167461 Early Careers at Cargill:

From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Our associates have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them! Operations Management Associate Position:

This role is a training role that will prepare you for the plant Operations Supervisor role following a 6-12 month training program. It enables you to understand the workflow of plant operations by learning and shadowing across plant teams and department. The duration of that training will vary based on the business and previous experience. Primary training could include:

Environmental, Health & Safety Leadership
Continuous Improvement
Human Resources/Talent Management/Employee Relations
And much more based on your areas of interest and/or business needs Environment:

This role requires the associate to learn about the business through performing critical tasks executed within the production environment that will involve physical activity in our food, and/or grain processing facilities. This generally requires a moderate amount of physical exertion on a fairly regular basis. The work may also involve other conditions or exposures (i.e. heat, cold, etc.). Depending on the location, this role will require occasional shifts including 2nd and 3rd shift hours, and weekends should the occasional need arise. Associate Program Benefits:

Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, retirement benefits package
Access to volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities
Relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage)
Tuition reimbursement to those who wish to continue their education in their career field Potential Business Areas:

Beef processing
Poultry processing
Egg processing

Cooked further processing Job Locations and Expectations:
Across the United States; must be open to relocation
Plant setting
Occasional weekend and on-call duties
Potential locations could include: Albert Lea, MN; Big Lake, MN; Butler, WI; Camp Hill, PA; Columbus, NE; Dayton, VA; Dodge City, KS; Fort Worth TX; Fresno, CA; Dodge City, KS; Fort Morgan, CO; Fresno, CA; Friona, TX; Hazleton, PA; Lake Odessa, MI; Marshall, MO; Nebraska City, NE; Marshall, MO; Monticello, MN; North Kingstown, RI; Monticello, MN; Newnan, GA; Schuyler, NE; Springdale, AR; Waco, TX; Wyalusing, PA Professional Networks:

We promote a culture that celebrates diversity! This is a reflection of the clients we serve and generates a diverse group of employees. Our Business Resource Groups (BRG’s) help us embrace our diversity, make our culture more inclusive, and leverage our employee’s outstanding talents and perspectives to benefit our organization and employees. Our U.S. Business Resource Groups include:

Cargill Young Professionals Network
Cargill Ability Network (iCAN)
Cargill Ebony Council
Hispanic-Latino Council
Cargill Pride Network
Veterans & Military Support Network
Cargill Women’s Network

Asian Alliance Network Required Qualifications:
Currently pursuing or completed one or more of the following:
A Bachelor’s degree completed/to be completed between May 2019-Summer 2022 from an accredited program in any field or
An Associate’s degree + two years relevant work experience (as defined by operational, mechanical, and/or leadership experience) or
Achieved E-4 rank in a military background or
Four years relevant experience (as defined by operational, mechanical, and/or leadership experience)
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
Ability to work effectively with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds and cultures
Willing and able to relocate
Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually
Willingness to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts and weekends should the occasional need arise Preferred Qualifications:

Pursuing an agriculture, business-related degree, or engineering degree (including but not limited to Animal Science, Ag-Economics, Ag-Business, Ag-Education, Agronomy, Food Science, Feed Science, Meat Science, Operations Management, Ag-Systems Management, Ag-Engineering, Supply Chain, Mechanized Systems Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Distribution).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


206 W 4th St, Monticello, MN 55362



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