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Maintenance and Reliability Leader

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Job ID 162905 Date posted 01/10/2022 Location : Guntersville, Alabama

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 agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Maintenance and Reliability Leader directs and coordinates the activities of a team engaged in repair, maintenance and installation of machines tools and equipment, maintenance of buildings and grounds and utility systems. We seek a seasoned professional with the interpersonal skills to foster a culture of providing safe, quality, and cost effective maintenance programs. In this role you will lead our team of highly technical individuals to troubleshoot and handle problems.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop preventive maintenance programs.
  • Coordinate and integrates with other plant functions to ensure support.
  • Ensure work is performed following safety guidelines to ensure health and wellbeing of employees.
  • Resolve maintenance priorities based on established plans and assigns tasks.
  • Oversee maintenance activities to ensure that disruption to production is minimized.
  • Lead and develop a team, coach and make decisions related to talent management, hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience managing tasks across multiple crafts (electrical, plumbing, carpentry)
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience in Maintenance/Reliability areas
  • Two years of supervisory or leading experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experienceutilizing maintenance/reliability strategies (planning, scheduling, root/cause analysis, predictive maintenance technologies, Reliability Excellence, RCM, etc.)
  • Experience in a USDA/FDA regulated food or feed processing facility
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Experience with Industrial equipment such as the oilseeds processing industry
  • Certified maintenance and reliability professional (CMRP certification).
  • Experience with SAP
  • Project management experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

US Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

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