Plant Operator – Nesbitt, MB in Nesbitt, MB


Branch Nesbitt MB CA

Plant Operator – Nesbitt, MB
Nesbitt, MB

Professionally trained customer focus teams work one-on-one with their producer customers, building long… providing customer service and support, and…



Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of

ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With nearly 150 years of experience

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 143,000 employees

in 67 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com



Cargill AgHorizons is the division of the company dedicated to creating value for agricultural producers, specifically grain and oilseed growers in the Prairies and Ontario. This division leads the industry in providing innovations in the areas of grain origination, agronomic and grain marketing consulting, and crop input supplies. Professionally trained customer focus teams work one-on-one with their producer customers, building long-term relationships-striving to understand their farming business and providing distinctive solutions, matched to their unique needs.

Position Overview:
As the Plant Operator at our grain handling and crop input farm service centre in Nesbitt, MB, you will be accountable to the Production Supervisor to provide Operational Excellence and be responsible for hands-on operational duties including operating machinery, providing customer service and support, and maintaining the facility and grounds for the safe and efficient day to day operation of the facility.

Principal Accountabilities:
80% – Plant Operation and Risk management –

Engage with the operations team to operate plant equipment on a daily basis; follow operator care principles and procedures to operate equipment safely and efficiently to minimize or prevent injuries, property loss and environmental damage; ensure plant and yard are clean and safe for customers and employees; perform minor mechanical maintenance which may include assisting on-site contractors; receive (unloading, grading, moisture testing), bin, blend and ship grain to the required specifications; assist in the meshing of buying and shipping programs by working closely with the Plant Manager, Production Supervisor and carriers (rail or truck); consistently meet all rail car and truck loading requirements; blend and ship fertilizer by operating custom application equipment and work in the pesticide and seed warehouses to ensure that customers receive the products and services they require in an efficient and timely manner; assist the Plant management in managing the location grain and/or crop inputs inventory by following existing controls to minimize inventory losses

20% – Safety Compliance –

Participate in Provincial/Federal regulatory and Cargill compliance training sessions and programs; participate in regular plant inspections and monthly safety meetings to review procedures, housekeeping, and safety awareness issues; keep current with training to handle dangerous goods as per the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and additional safety training programs including WHMIS, confined space, forklift, etc; participate in training in NH3 procedures and in the handling of NH3 emergencies; participate in training to acquire and maintain knowledge on operator care principles to operate plant equipment safely and effectively


Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of the team

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Strong problem solving, decision-making and organizational skills

Able to work flexible work hours and days throughout the year

Ability to manage compliance with Environment, Health & Safety and Operations standards and regulations

Ability to perform physical tasks that require climbing, lifting, pushing, and pulling from heights in varying climate and environment conditions

Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada on a non-temporary basis

Related post-secondary education or training

Knowledge of inventory control, quality management, operating efficiency and budget management

Agricultural experience or specialized knowledge of grain and crop input products and grain handling

Mechanical aptitude with the ability to operate, service, and troubleshoot machinery

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.



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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Nesbitt, MB, CA
Posted on: 2014-09-13
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