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Big Lake Protein Processing Plant

At Cargill, you’ll make an impact that can be felt locally and globally as part of one of the largest and most successful food companies in the world. Our North American protein business has a diverse 28,000-member team and operates approximately 60 protein primary and further processing facilities, distribution centers, feed mills, hatcheries, and an innovation center in the U.S. and Canada. Our Big Lake facility processes eggs into consumer ready products such as patties, omelets, and other customer-specific needs. The facility underwent a $45 million expansion that was completed in 2019 and increased its production capabilities by 50,000,000 pounds annually while also doubling its production staff. The facility is starting another expansion with the goal of adding another 20,000,000 pounds of capacity by July of 2021.

Cargill is committed to building a vibrant community through economic development, charitable giving, employee volunteerism and partnerships. We live by our guiding principles and set the bar high in all we do for our customers and our global communities. You’ll discover that our word is our bond, a core truth that has inspired and defined our success for over 153 years. Find where you belong as part of our Cargill community. We put your safety and well-being first, fostering a welcoming and supportive environment where every perspective is respected, and open dialogue motivates each of us to be our best self.

Explore how our roles at Cargill can propel your career and help you achieve your higher purpose so you can thrive!

Full-Time Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Pay Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Paid lunch & rest breaks
  • Local Incentive Program (Paid bi-annually)
  • 401(k) with Cargill matching contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts

Production: health benefits commence on the 1st of the month after the date of hire

Salary: health benefits commence on the 1st of the month following the date of hire

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  • Big Lake Plant Location

    20021 176th Street NW Big Lake, MN 55309

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