SALT - Packaging Technician - Akron
Cargill Production and Maintenance - Akron, OH

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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


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.

Principal accountabilities include:
Operation of packaging and related equipment.

Operation of forklifts and computerized warehouse management system.

Miscellaneous job duties that may include but are not limited to product quality testing, minor maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment, operating bin discharge and reclaim equipment, housekeeping tasks, repalletizing/disposal of distressed product.



Be physically able to perform the job duties including bending, stooping , shoveling, sweeping, pounding with hammers, climbing stairs and ladders, opening and closing valves, lifting 20 to 50 lbs. repeatedly, extended driving/riding/maneuvering of forklifts, standing for long periods of time, etc

Be willing and able to attend job related training and attain marks which indicate satisfactory knowledge of the job requirements.

Demonstrated willingness to work extended hours/days when necessary.

Be willing and able to work a variety of shifts (including weekends and holidays)

Demonstrated positive attitude toward/interest in safety and safe work rules.

Have the ability to perform basic arithmetic (add, subtract, multiply, divide).

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.


Experience/aptitude with computerized equipment (ie: scales, controllers, computer based operator interfaces, etc.)

Sound understanding and/or experience/aptitude with automatic packaging and palletizing equipment

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and in a positive manner.

Demonstrated ability to work well in teams.

Demonstrated willingness to assume extended job responsibility and exercise good judgment in decision making.

As with all positions, offers of employment are conditional upon:

Passing a pre-employment physical

Passing a drug screen

Passing a criminal background screen

Verification of identity and employment eligibility

At Cargill, we believe that employees must have the opportunity to do what they do best every day. We want to understand the things that you do better than others - the talents that you rely on to succeed. As part of the application process, you may be asked to complete an online assessment. The assessment will help us determine whether our jobs will allow you to use your unique talents to their full potential.

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.

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