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Cargill On-Campus Interview Opportunity

 

Interview Date: February 20, 2014
Interview Location: SH 214

 

Position(s) Interviewing for:

-Operations Associate
Cargill is a unique place to grow your career, your experience and your abilities. Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values. Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 142,000 people in 65 countries with annual revenues in excess of $133.9 billion. Through innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire markets and people’s lives worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career. Discover how we can be Better Together at www.cargill.com.
Cargill's meat business, headquartered in Wichita, KS, is comprised of beef, pork, turkey, value added meats, case ready, distribution and feeder operations. Cargill's meat businesses employ approximately 35,000 worldwide with processing facilities and sales offices in the US, Canada, Australia, China, Central America, South America, Europe, Thailand.
The job responsibilities of an Operations Associate are to learn the work process flow within a particular department. The associate will be trained in a number of areas to learn basic skills necessary to understand meat processing. These skills include:

-Processing plant process flow
-Determine & manage yields
-Meat variances
-USDA regulations and requirements
-Labor costs, fixed costs, variable costs, packaging and ingredient costs.
-Additional training in people leadership skills, OSHA requirements, ramp in and rotation schedules, safety training, HACCP, good manufacturing practices (GMP), coaching and HR practices.

A new hire will participate in a training program (up to 6 months in length) consisting of rotations through the various departments, online and live e-learning modules and formal leadership development at the Wichita headquarters. Upon completion of training, an Operations Associate’s first assignment will be at the individual’s training location as a department supervisor in the fabrication, cut, slaughter, primary processing, further processing, or de-bone departments.

The candidate’s first assignment will be at one of our plant locations in Albert Lea, MN; Beardstown, IL; Butler, WI; Columbus, NE; Dayton, VA Fresno, CA; Ft. Worth,TX; Nebraska City, NE; Springdale, AR; Ottumwa, IA or Timberville, VA or various Beef processing locations..

-Operations Intern
Cargill is a unique place to thrive. Everyone has a role to play, everyone matters! Cargill aspires to have a diverse employee population at all levels of the organization, reflecting the markets where we live and work. We create an inclusive environment where all employees can contribute to reach their full potential and where diversity is leveraged as a competitive advantage. Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values. Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 142,000 people in 67 countries. Discover how we provide an engaging environment that meets the needs and desired experiences of all employees at www.cargill.com.
Description

Cargill's meat business, headquartered in Wichita, KS, is comprised of beef, pork, turkey, value added meats, case ready, distribution and feeder operations. Cargill's meat businesses employ approximately 35,000 worldwide with processing facilities and sales offices in the US, Canada, Australia, China, Central America, South America, Europe, Thailand.

The job responsibilities of an Operations Intern are to become familiar with the work process flow for the plant operations as required by your internship project’s objectives. As an intern, you will be trained in the areas to learn basic skills necessary to understand the process to complete assigned projects. These areas of training/projects may include the following:

Operations
Plant operations
Plant process studies – (examples- labor and yield efficiencies, waste factors)
Energy Utilization
Process Improvements (plant staffing requirements)
Inventory Management (scheduling/planning/maintaining inventory levels for packaging and ingredients)

Product Development
New Product Development – Testing
Specification Requirements

EHS
Overview of OSHA Requirements
Ergonomic Program and Worksite Analysis
Safety Training
Injury/Illness Reporting
Job Task Procedures (JTP’s)

Food Safety
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
Sanitation Requirements
USDA regulations and requirements
HACCP
Food Safety Initiatives

As you attain the experience going through the Cargill internship, this structure will help build a better understanding of the knowledge and skills that are necessary to prepare you for the great opportunities within Cargill.

A candidate’s first assignment will be in one of our plant locations in Butler, WI; Columbus, NE; Ft.Worth, TX; Fresno, CA; Dayton, VA; Nebraska City, NE; Springdale, AR; Timberville, VA; Ottumwa, IA; Waco, TX or various Beef processing locations.

 

Majors Interviewing: Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, Food Science, Ag-Business, Ag-Econ, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or related fields 
Requirements: View additional qualifications through your Careers for Tigers account.
Positions Located: Various locations
Web site: www.cargill.com

Sign up for an interview timeslot through your Careers for Tigers account.  If you have questions, contact Career Services at 628-4260 or stop by Sheridan Hall 214.