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Cargill Operator - Cleanup (Refinery) in Owensboro, Kentucky

This Cleanup position will be responsible for keeping the plants clean and assisting where needed on a daily basis. The role of this Cleanup position is primary focus on the cleaning of all four plant. (Refinery, WAX, Biodiesel, & Glycerin) They are expected to perform in a participative team environment, providing leadership and accepting responsibility appropriate with their skill and knowledge.

Shift(s) Available: 1st (7am-3pm)

Payrate: $25.27/hr


  • Responsible for cleaning all plants as needed (Including Tankfarms): This includes but not limited to sweeping, mopping, washing down, painting, changing ceiling tiles, taking out trash, etc.

  • Participate in all quality, safety, and health programs. Participate in team activities

  • Assist maintenance and quality assurance in performance of tasks

  • Maintain plant security

  • Perform utility work (cleaning/GMP)

  • Assist operation as needed

  • Filling in other departments as needed covering for vacations

Once trained at a location:

  • Operate equipment and processes

  • Procure and analyze samples

  • Log data readings

  • Execute process adjustments based upon interpretation of analytical and process data

  • Prepare or update equipment or process operating documents and procedures

  • Conduct physical inventory

  • Troubleshoot plant problems


  • 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

  • Cargill requires employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility

  • Able to perform physical job duties such as bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Able 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) including a respirator

  • Able to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

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

  • Experience using a computer

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience operating mobile equipment such as forklift

  • Experience working in a production or plant 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.