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Utility Engineer Lead

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Job ID 293134 Date posted 07/12/2024 Location : Camrose, Canada Category  BUILD OPERATE MAINTAIN (PLANT OPNS) Job Status  Salaried Full Time

Cargill’s size and scale allows us to make a positive impact in the world. Our purpose is to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way.
Cargill is a family company providing food, ingredients, agricultural solutions and industrial products that are vital for living. We connect farmers with markets so they can prosper. We connect customers with ingredients so they can make meals people love. And we connect families with daily essentials — from eggs to edible oils, salt to skincare, feed to alternative fuel. Our 160,000 colleagues, operating in 70 countries, make essential products that touch billions of lives each day. Join us and reach your higher purpose at Cargill. 
This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business. We sit at the heart of the supply chain, partnering with farmers and customers to source, make and deliver essential products.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Utility Engineer Lead will provide strategic operational oversight for all utilities related processes. In this role, you will partner collaboratively with internal and external parties with issues related to all energy sources, energy efficiency, wastewater and other utilities. You will be responsible for overseeing legal and company compliance and give guidance in the energy and wastewater sector. You will improve the stability, capability and availability of the utility processes while reducing variability and mitigating risks in the operational area. You will enable the operational area to achieve variable and fixed cost and operating efficiency targets while keeping our people, communities, the environment and assets safe and honor our business obligations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead routine operations of utilities area, including boiler and wastewater systems, ensuring direct reports are following policies and procedures related to safety, food and feed safety and environmental compliance.
  • Plan and schedule maintenance of plant utility systems using reliability models and predictive technologies in collaboration with maintenance leadership.
  • Accountable for all internal and external operating and regulatory procedures on employee, food and feed safety including strategic and tactical execution in alignment with corporate environment, health and safety and food safety, quality and regulatory functions as well as government regulations.
  • Plan and monitor production shutdowns ensuring legal and preventive maintenance compliance of all utility equipment.
  • Leads strategic and tactical operations and quality management deliverables to ensure customer, product and quality standard requirements are met within specifications.
  • Leads, directs and controls capital and operating budgets for a single plant with moderate complexity to achieve medium term outlook financial performance objectives set by the business.
  • Ensure and hold direct reports accountable for meeting and controlling operating expenses and established targets.
  • Oversee the site energy management and implement operational efficiency improvements which may include standardization of plant information manufacturing systems, quality control, safety, production reliability excellence and maintenance and operators best practices.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Lead and develop a team, coach and make decisions related to talent management, hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Chemical engineering degree
  • Lean six sigma
  • Four years of supervisory experience
  • Strong organizational, analytical, communication skills and design skills.
  • Experience supervising industrial contractors, maintenance, and field personnel.
  • Experience with capital project start-up

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Relocation

Relocation may be provided for this position to Camrose, AB or surrounding local area.


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