Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.


The Maintenance and Reliability Engineer will execute continuous improvements related to reliability and capital excellence efforts resulting in increased uptime and running rates. Their actions will enable the reduction of maintenance costs by correct application of strategies. In this role, you will develop and maintain a data driven reliability improvement project portfolio and reliability improvement plans. They will implement design and build for reliability principles using the reliability excellence deliverables toolkit for projects while also developing and engineering base capital. You will support project management activities for build projects.


Implement, monitor and mentor reliability elements of manufacturing excellence and be accountable for execution of deliverables within all capital projects.

Accountable for preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance optimization for value added resource utilization while obtaining decreased emergency down time from asset failure.

Facilitate, implement and monitor reliability centered maintenance and cause analysis for value creation. Identify and develop red to green projects based on proactive strategies and follow ups to increase asset life.

Identify predictive tool application and understand all tools being applied in the plant. Implement, monitor and guide management of change processes according to reliability excellence principles.

Provide support for continuous improvement projects aligned to the operational and maintenance excellence vision. Collaborate with teams to identify issues, incorporate best practices and identify solutions across the plant.

Facilitate interactions with project sponsors and stakeholders to ensure alignment of project objectives.

Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s or higher degree in Engineering

In lieu of degree, 5 or more years of Maintenance and Reliability experience.

Four or more years of Maintenance and Reliability experience.

Knowledge and experience using computer maintenance management systems.

Travel up to 10% of the time.


Certified maintenance and reliability professional (CMRP certification)

Experience and training with project management systems

Experience with Industrial equipment similar to the oilseeds processing industry.