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Senior Reliability Engineer

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Job ID 211771 Date posted 07/29/2022 Location : Lansing, New York

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Reliability Engineer will provide advanced knowledge and technical expertise to deploy continuous improvement in process and asset reliability through the detection and elimination of defects. In this role, you will contribute to deliver the optimization of equipment maintenance and technical aspects of reliability engineering strategies.

Key Accountabilities

  • Deploy complex reliability excellence activities and identify and prioritize reliability engineering value creation opportunities.
  • Ensure the implementation of the strategic development of asset reliability centered maintenance applications.
  • Perform technical reviews of complex projects and collaborate with related areas on new equipment reliability specifications.
  • Execute the identification and elimination of bad actors and the optimization of equipment availability.
  • Participate in the development, design and installation of predictive maintenance programs and technology applications to identify and eliminate defects.
  • Oversee the specific lubrication program to ensure refinement.
  • Partner with and provide guidance to maintenance repairs and production in reliability related processes and the identification of critical spares.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Position Information

  • Relocation assistance will be provided for this role.


Minimum Required

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Proven knowledge in the application of reliability tools
  • Knowledge in maintenance process management
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply


  • Certified maintenance reliability professional or similar certification
  • Training in predictive maintenance technologies
  • Training and knowledge of management of the proactive maintenance model

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).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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