From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.
Engineering Associate Position:
Starting your career as a Production Management Engineer, you will work in one of our many plants, located in communities across Canada. There, you will participate in a fast-paced, hands-on plant management team as a supervisor of a production department or an engineering project with responsibilities for work process and supervision.
Production Management Engineers begin their careers at Cargill in many different roles within our diverse businesses including: Agricultural Supply Chain North America, Cocoa and Chocolate, Deicing Technology, Global Edible Oil Solutions North America, Industrial Specialties, Protein, Salt, Starches and Sweeteners North America, and Texturizing Solutions.
- Production Management Engineers - Manage people, process, and input/product in a plant environment. They will be involved in day-to-day direct supervision of operators and production activities and participate in daily production management meetings. Engineers must be able to comprehend, administer, and manage all aspects of government regulations and Cargill compliance programs including environmental, health, safety, maintenance, and housekeeping. Production Management Engineers typically manage teams of production employees within the first two years of their careers and have responsibility for hiring, scheduling, motivating, and handling employee relation issues. They will also be involved in process optimization, equipment and process reliability, and may manage capital projects.
- Process / Project Engineers - Responsible for business case development, vendor selection, budget management, and project management responsibilities for major projects and improvements involving process optimization, safety, quality, infrastructure, and energy use. They have heavy involvement with various innovation processes, idea generation systems, and reliability centered design, and they help implement technical initiatives driven from global Process Development Groups, Centers of Excellence, and Research & Development.
- Reliability Engineers - Possess a blend of technical and process knowledge and apply that knowledge to increasing the plant’s process and equipment reliability. Reliability engineers are responsible for identifying waste and inefficiency and applying continuous improvement tools such as: Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis (RCA), 5S, and 5-Why.
Associate Program Benefits:
- The plant environment is team-oriented, fast-paced, and hands-on.
- Cargill's environment will focus on employee engagement, inclusion, and innovation.
- Cargill plants are industrial/processing environments.
- This job involves physical activity that generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis – involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing over 50 pounds and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions, or exposures (e.g. heat, cold, grain dust, etc.).
- Cargill offers relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
- Associates are eligible for a supplementary health, dental, disability and life benefits package.
- Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.
- Associates are offered competitive retirement plans and registration assistance.
- As employees, associates receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.
- High River, AB
- Plant environment
- Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural, biological systems, chemical, electrical, mechanical, mining, or other engineering discipline, graduating between December 2019 and August 2020
- Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
- Willing and able to relocate
- Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually
- Strong communication skills – written and oral
- Previous plant, production, co-op, or intern experience preferred
- Overall 3.0 GPA or higher
- Ability to relate technical knowledge to job-related duties
- Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Demonstrated leadership skills and experience
Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.
Primary Location Canada-Saskatchewan-Clavet
Other Locations Canada-Ontario-Guelph, Canada-Alberta-High River