General Labor - Grain Elevator

General Mills

General Mills

Superior, WI, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023

Job Description

Are you looking to feel valued at a company?

General Mills, Inc. manufactures some of the most beloved foods in the world, including Cheerios and Lucky Charms, Nature Valley granola bars, Totino's pizza rolls, and Yoplait yogurt. Blue Buffalo became part of General Mills in 2018, so even your pets love us too.

We are looking for team members who come to the table with a shared passion for making food the world loves, to solve problems and shape General Mills for the future. As a part of our manufacturing group, you will be responsible for cleaning, maintaining, and supporting plant operations.

General Mills encourages growth for our employees; if you want to learn new things, attain and prove competency quickly, and apply technology in the manufacturing space; GMI is a great place to start.

General Labor - Grain Elevator

What your compensation will look like:

  • $20.08 per hour to start
  • $20.58 per hour after 6 months
  • $21.08 per hour after 12 months
  • Annual negotiated increases
  • Great paid time off benefits
  • 401(k) match
  • Health Insurance includes medical, dental and life
  • And much more

What your day will look like:

  • Handling high quality foods ingredients that are eaten EVERYDAY, NATIONWIDE
  • Using TECHNOLOGY in an industry-leading facility
  • Working with HIGH-LEVEL operators on EXPERIENCED teams that are looking to pass down their knowledge to workers WILLING TO LEARN and get paid doing it
  • CHALLENGING yourself to get the JOB DONE RIGHT and gain skills to take with you to your next opportunity
    • Operation of powered industrial vehicles including Forklift and Locomotives
    • Performing sanitation, cleaning, and maintaining warehouse and railcar areas (internal and external to plant)
    • Inspection, cleaning, loading, and unloading of railcars
    • Executing all required HACCP food safety processes and documentation
    • Participate in startup, changeover, operation and shut down of operating equipment
    • Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives to increase platform performance

What your schedule will look like:


  • 8 or 10 hour shifts (business need determines shift schedule)
    • 8 hour shift: Monday - Friday from 7am - 3pm
    • 10 hour shift: Monday - Thursday or Tuesday - Friday from 7am – 5pm
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, any shift, including days, nights, weekends, holidays, and emergency events

What your growth will look like:

  • Be a part of a team that will learn and grow
  • Develop leadership skills, that will allow you to focus on new KNOWLEDGE and ability to adopt and implement those ideas
  • Ability to operate within a safety culture
  • Expanded technical capabilities

What you have to offer:

  • Minimum of a high school education or GED
  • Must be able to qualify for a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) - paid by company
  • Experience in a manufacturing/production environment preferred

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 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
  • Ability to climb and/or work at heights while utilizing stairs, ladders, personnel lifts, or platforms
  • Ability to wear protective clothing and equipment such as safety shoes, face masks, safety glasses, hearing protection, a hard hat, a hair/beard net and gloves when required
  • Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work in hot, cold, noisy, dusty, wet environmental working conditions
  • Willing to work around industrial high-speed moving machinery
  • Ability to work with allergens that might be present in a food environment

COVID-19 considerations:

The health and safety of our employees – and the food we make – is our top priority. We were an early adopter in instituting protection measures in our plants during the pandemic and continue to implement a number of safety precautions to protect our employees.