Engineer Associate at Cargill
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Engineer Associate

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Job ID 236838 Date posted 08/30/2022 Location : Clavet, Canada | Camrose, Canada

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.


Engineer Associate

All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Please note, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with the possibility of filling the role before the application deadline. Please submit your application as soon as possible, so it may be reviewed to be considered for the position.

Your Role

Connect to meaningful work. Feed the world. Achieve your higher purpose.

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 Engineer, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Your Work

Starting your career, you will work in one of our many production facilities located in communities across the Canada. There, you will lead production or maintenance employees, project teams, contractors or technical operations teams executing on critical initiatives and projects in a fast-paced, production environment. Although business processes vary, the design of the Engineer role is to provide appropriate exposure to the people management and technical aspects of engineering.

Engineers begin their career in one of 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 and Texturizing Solutions. The intent of the Engineer role is to allow individuals to be exposed to the technical and management aspects of engineering, while beginning to develop an interest for longer term career aspirations. Our Engineers will start in an Operations Leadership or Maintenance & Reliability Engineering role. What lies ahead is a career path that could include any of the following areas:

Production Management Engineers

Lead 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 comprehend, administer, and run all aspects of government regulations and compliance programs including environmental, health, safety, maintenance, and housekeeping. Production Management Engineers typically lead 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.

Maintenance & Reliability Engineers

Lead people, processes and assets related to the effective operation of facility production and utility assets ensuring uptime and repairs costs are optimized. Day-to-day supervision of skilled trades people to run planned and unplanned work activities related to asset performance and uptime. Responsible for the short and long term planning activities including weekly maintenance activities, capital projects and process improvement utilizing tools such as: Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis (RCA), 5S and 5-Why to the prevention of asset failures.

Environment

  • The plant environment is collaborative, fast-paced, and hands-on
  • Our environment will focus on Safety, Employee Engagement, Inclusion and Innovation. Plants are industrial/processing environments
  • This role requires the associate to learn about the business through performing critical tasks executed within the production environment and will involve physical activity in our food, and/or grain processing facilities. This generally requires a moderate amount of physical exertion on a fairly regular basis. The work may also involve other conditions or exposures (i.e. heat, cold, grain dust, etc.).

Our Benefits

No matter who you are or where you are, we’ve designed our plans and programs to meet your needs. We want to help you take care of what’s needed for today and offer protection to help with tomorrow’s what-ifs.  You’ll have access to a wide variety of flexible and inclusive programs to meet your health, financial, and work/life needs to support you and help you thrive. Eligible programs and incentives include:

  • Paid holidays and floating holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Supplementary health, dental, disability and life benefits package. Short term and long-term incentives
  • Competitive retirement plans and registration assistance. 
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing program
  • Digital Learning Library
  • Access to volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities
  • Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to those who wish to continue their education in their career field.
  • Relocation benefits for those that qualify

Our Vibrant Community

At Cargill, you will be a part of our vibrant global community with a culture that celebrates diversity. This is a reflection of the clients we serve and generates an intellectually diverse set of employees. Business Resource Groups (BRGs) help us embrace our diversity, make our culture more inclusive and enhance our employees’ outstanding talents and perspectives to benefit our organization and employees.

Job Locations

Alberta Locations:

  • Camrose, AB

Saskatchewan Locations:

  • Clavet, SK

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum, industrial, agricultural, biological systems, chemical, electrical, mechanical, mining, or other engineering field, graduating between December 2022 and August 2023.
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Proven ability to work effectively with individuals from a diverse group of backgrounds
  • Willing and able to relocate
  • Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous plant, production, co-op, or intern experience
  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Ability to relate technical knowledge to job-related duties
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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