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General Mills, Inc.

General Laborer - Grain Elevator

General Mills, Inc. - MN, USA

Company Overview
Food. Purpose. You.As one of the world\u2019s leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$15.6 billion during fiscal 2017. We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabilities 
Position Overview:
Safely provide sanitation and basic maintenance in all areas of the grain elevators.  Must be willing to learn and perform all job duties within the elevators.  Lead with safety 24/7 to create an environment that is healthy and free from injury and illnesses by actively caring and being accountable for my safety and the safety of my fellow employees.
Main Responsibilities
In this role, you will be:

Sweeping dust and grain (up to 5lbs)
Shoveling grain (up to 25lbs)
Moving spouts and trippers
Climbing stairs and ladders
Cleaning bins: pulling 30lbs of grain with a snow rake
Opening railcars hopper bottom (automatic opener)
Moving the automatic car opener (pushing and pulling 40 lbs)
Opening railcar lids (up to 50 lbs)
Cleaning (brushing down/blowing with air wand) overheads
Using a wheel barrow
Cleaning under belts (requires kneeling and scraping under belts)
Entering confined spaces
Operating Powered Industrial Equipment
Shoveling snow and scraping ice (out of rail switches or around facility)
Operating the tripper and opening bins
Vacuuming and sweeping tunnels or boot pits
Loading out grain trucks (requires use of ladder)
Completing various maintenance work activities: lubricating, changing belts, etc.
Changing dust collector socks (requires lifting and pulling)
Clearing choked grain (could require hammering or using a \u2018poke\u2019 stick to clear)
Installing and removing peels (scoops at elevator weighing 50 to 80lbs)

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age or older
Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

5:00am-1:00pm, shift work is likely in Minneapolis
5 days per week (M-F)
Overtime and weekend work likely during fall season
Up to 14 hour work day

High School Diploma or GED
Proficiency in basic computer skills
Mechanical aptitude
Good communication skills
Must be able to lift 50 lbs
Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

1 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated leadership ability


10 days 2 hours ago

General Mills, Inc.


General Laborer - Grain Elevator General Mills, Inc. - , MN, United States


Company Profile:
By the 1960s, we were marketing children's products such as Play-Doh, Easy Bake Ovens, Spirograph, Monopoly and Nerf balls. In between, we associated with such memorable characters as Betty Crocker, Rocky & Bullwinkle, the Lone Ranger and the Pillsbury Doughboy.