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Cargill Senior Electrical Reliability Engineer (Relocation Provided) in Blair, Nebraska

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 food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Electrical Reliability Engineer will provide technical support and specialist knowledge for overall governance for electrical engineering standards, applications, gaps, solutions and measurements to increase production quality, efficiency and volume for the business. In this role, you will participate in complex activities related to electrical engineering to enable projects and improve our capabilities by providing engineering support for the organization.

Key Accountabilities

  • Execute the tactical development and delivery oversight of vision, direction and strategy for electrical engineering.

  • Identify opportunities and bridge electrical engineering gaps in applications by establishing auditing control mechanisms.

  • Propose and develop recommendations in areas of improvement by implementing solutions to improve performance and identify acceptable risk tolerance.

  • Support the development of the most effective approach to identify, monitor and implement electrical engineering standards, policies, procedures and job aids.

  • Provide input to cross functional teams to select and implement tools and methodologies that will enable best practices.

  • Provide direct support and delivery of services for the organization.

  • Provide leadership in the planning and implementation of electrical engineering standards and deliverables for capital projects.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience


  • Project management and process safety experience

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques

  • 10+ years of Electric Power distribution design and maintenance experience with High Horsepower Motors, Medium Voltage equipment and Medium Voltage Switchgears and Transformers

  • Experience with predictive technologies (MCA, vibration, infrared, ultrasound, machinery lubrication)

  • Experience with electrical power equipment testing (NETA)

  • Basic understanding of National Electric Code (NEC), IEC standards and ISA standards

  • Experience with Corn Milling, Oil and Gas, or Petro Chemical equipment and processes

  • Electrical Power Professional Engineer (PE) or EIT pursuing a Professional Engineer license

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.