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Industrial Electrician – Multiple Levels

North Kingstown, Rhode Island

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Cargill operates some of the most technologically advanced production plants in the world. We need dependable, efficient, safety-minded individuals to join our team. General Operators are vital to our daily operations. Examples of roles include preparing meat to be cooked, palletizing boxed product, administration work, using scanners and computers to track product, and verifying quality and accuracy. Please note, specific roles will vary greatly by plant and location. Safety is always our number one priority, and no matter your experience level, we'll train you for success. Your work in our plants can help you grow both personally and professionally. Discover how your work can nourish the world and help you thrive.

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I've worked at several different plants, and I feel Cargill listens and cares for everyone's safety. I feel like safety is there main focus with employees. They've provided me with ESL classes to take, and great discounts with gym memberships which gives me energy helps me focus day in and day out. I just love it here!”

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Cargill has change my life a lot! I feel like people really care about their employees. They have been very supportive with my life changes and have even given me an opportunity to move up. I'm now a safety lead at my table.”

Catherine V.

Here at Cargill, people treat me good, and I treat them good. Since I've been working here, I've been able to grow spiritually, and mentally. I've been able to gain confidence in wanting to move up in my position. Since I've been working here at Cargill, I've gotten married, and thankful that I can support me and my beautiful wife.”

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Industrial Electrician – Multiple Levels

Job ID NOR00503 Date posted 08/01/2020 Cargill’s Protein business includes Case Ready meat packaging facilities. These facilities provide various packaged meat products to retail supermarket shelves to further our purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. We operate some of the most technologically advanced plants in the world, but they can’t run by themselves – we depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you! Bring your skills to our team and we can provide you with the tools, opportunities, and a culture that values and supports employee growth! 

We are currently hiring for three different levels of an Industrial Electrician. Please refer to the What You Will Need and What Will Put You Ahead sections to understand which position level fits with your skills and experience prior to applying.

Shift: Various Shifts, Full-Time
Compensation: Pay commensurate with experience 

A Typical Workday May Include:
• Completing preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial electrical work throughout the facility
• Documenting all completed work and the conditions found; utilizing maintenance computer software as necessary
• Installing, maintaining, testing, evaluating, and repairing various electrical components and systems including medium voltage automation systems and motor control circuits
• Comprehending (mechanical/electrical) schematics, blue prints, and/or operation manuals
• Operating forklifts and/or scissor lifts
• Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
• Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
• Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions in a warm or cool environment, as well as slippery surfaces at varied heights
• Standing for long periods of time, the use of stairs and ladders, and wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas of the facility
• Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need for a Level I Industrial Electrician:

• Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
• Must be 18 years or older
• Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
• Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
• Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
• Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
• Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays with advance notice
• Basic use of a computer
• Basic experience troubleshooting and maintaining various electrical components and systems including medium voltage automation systems and/or motor control circuits

What Will Put You Ahead for a Level I Industrial Electrician:

• Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
• Technical diploma or certification from a trade school, or a minimum of two years relevant work experience

What You Will Need for a Level II Industrial Electrician

• Requirements listed above for the Level I
• Experience with motor control circuits and Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)
• Journeyman Electrician license or electrical professional certification
• Experience with creating, installing, and troubleshooting wiring system layouts and circuit routing

What Will Put You Ahead for a Level II Industrial Electrician:

• Experience troubleshooting medium voltage automation systems
• Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

What You Will Need for a Level III Industrial Electrician:

• Requirements as listed above for Levels I & II
• Experience troubleshooting PLC machines
• Experience working with circuit controllers and/or loop-controlled devices
• Supervisory and/or project leadership experience
What Will Put You Ahead for a Level III Industrial Electrician:
• Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
• Experience setting Proportional, Integral & Derivative (PID) loops
• Experience with programming software, such as Rockwell, Siemens, etc.
• Experience with food industry technology, such as scales, metal detectors, etc.

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. This position does not offer any type of relocation assistance.

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