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Cargill Regional Reliability Excellence Project Engineer in Blair, Nebraska

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 food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

The Regional Reliability Excellence Project Engineer will plan, support, and where applicable, execute reliability engineering deliverables for one or more of our broad core technology or engineering areas for capital projects in our Starches, Sweeteners & Texturizers North America Region. We seek a professional who will help develop and apply engineering standards and procedures, providing advice on issues within the reliability engineering field.

Key Accountabilities

  • Plan, design and estimate time and cost, overseeing construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, systems and components.

  • Analyze and develop solutions to engineering problems related to manufacturing equipment and systems or the causes of component failures.

  • Design and improve manufacturing processes, instruments and equipment, testing manufactured products to maintain quality.

  • Execute or manage new equipment inspections

  • Provide and participate in training for completed projects

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



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Ability to travel as needed (up to 40%)


  • Experience with capital project management and support in a team environment, specifically with reliability deliverables

  • Experience with new, cutting edge technology implementation and large scale projects

  • Experience with predictive technologies (MCA, vibration, infrared, ultrasound, machinery lubrication)

  • Certified Maintenance Reliability Profession (CMRP) certification

  • Ability to read, update and design from schematics and Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)

*Preference for candidates to be located at one of our Cargill Starches, Sweeteners & Texturizers locations: Wayzata, MN; Blair, NE; Eddyville, IA; Cedar Rapids, IA; Ft Dodge, IA; Dayton, OH; Memphis, TN; Wahpeton, ND

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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