Cargill Technical Management Trainee in Wormer, Netherlands

Technical Management Trainee

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose & Summary

During the TMT training period you will apply your technical expertise and leadership potential in a hands-on environment.

Early on, the TMT will be responsible for a significant part of the maintenance process and for the people that make it happen.

You will be expected to contribute to productivity, quality and improvement of the maintenance processes..

Your success is determined by your capability to develop leadership skills.

In the European Graduate Program, you could expect some or all of the following experiences within the first two years with Cargill:

  • initial assignment to a job

  • on-going formal soft skill development and technical training

  • mentoring provided by a Cargill manager

  • networking with International colleagues

Principal Accountabilities

10% Active participation in safety- and foodsafety-development

50% Introduction of and leading the process of Stable Maintenance / Integrated Daily Execution of Maintenance processes.

  • Introduction of IDEX cycle in maintenance processes: planned work vs executed work & analysis of deviations and subsequent improvements on efficiency.

  • Optimisation of shut-down planning process

  • Improvement in Preventive Maintenance : closing the feedback-loop by embedding a process of evaluation of work performed and learnings to be implemented in Job Plan

  • Drafting of MOC (Management Of Change) documents

10% Implementation of BU’s Equipment Maintenance Strategy

10% Development of Zero Base Budget approach

5% Review/Update of Spareparts Strategy


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Master degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or equivalent)

  • Up to 2 years of working experience

  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English (fluent)

  • High integrity standards

  • Demonstrated natural leadership ability

  • Self-starter and fast learner; highly motivated and able to work independently

  • Teamwork; ability to work in a cross-functional team

  • Able to proactively identify and resolve problems

  • Strong analytical, prioritizing and interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility; able to cope with fast changes within a growing company

  • Willingness to travel

  • Creativity and innovative approach in building and/or improving systems and processes

  • Practical, hands-on mentality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical, operational knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English (fluent)

  • Flexibility; able to cope with fast changes within a growing company

  • Strong analytical, prioritizing and interpersonal skills

  • Practical, hands-on mentality

Job Operations

Primary Location Netherlands-NH-Wormer

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WOR00376