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Job ID 151664 Date posted 05/18/2022 Location : Newark, California

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 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 Maintenance and Reliability Planning Specialist II will plan moderately complex maintenance on our plant assets and equipment following established program guidelines. In this role, you will develop unique job plans to improve the work force efficiency and quality by identifying the elements of an executable work package. You will be planning the maintenance of processing and packaging equipment to ensure maximum uptime, providing advanced knowledge of consistent maintenance and reliability best practices in the completion of planning and prioritizing moderately complex tasks.

Key Accountabilities

  • Research and compile information and feedback from crafts necessary to generate highly effective and detailed job plans.
  • Initiate the procurement of materials, special tools and unique items required in the job plans using relevant maintenance programs and database tools.
  • Transition capital improvement projects from project stage to operations and update information in the database to reflect the improvement, addition, or deletion of equipment and their associated spare parts and maintenance procedures.
  • Prepare and provide detailed job plans for moderately complex preventative maintenance activities that comply with fundamental plant maintenance procedures and practices.
  • Plan and schedule maintenance downtime and communicate cross functionally with technical and management teams to minimize production impact and improve reliability.
  • Maintain custom databases and computerized maintenance management system to support specific work projects and processes.
  • Engage in continuous improvement planning to enhance on time performance of technical activities.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Continuous Improvement experience like Six Sigma or Lean

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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).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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