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Cargill Electro Mechanical Technician in Gainesville, Georgia

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 Type: Full Time

Shift Available: 12 hours night shift

Compensation: $28.75/hr-$33.00/hr

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Perform maintenance and program modification on computer-controlled systems

  • Utilize maintenance and reliability practices to ensure all assets are maintained in safe condition while continuing to ensure the life of the equipment being used.

  • Perform periodic inspection and maintenance on packaging equipment, processing equipment, storage systems, plant utilities and other mechanical and electrical systems

  • Perform troubleshooting machinery and automation failures as necessary, including motor control devices, input sensing devices and other output devices

  • Assist in the design and installation of new or upgraded equipment and machinery, such as conduit, wiring, power distribution, machine controls, machine automation, motors, counters, lighting, and heat tracing

  • Design and implement programmable logic controller programming and modify existing logic programming as needed

  • Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without 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 understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to work overtime including holidays, nights, weekends, or different shifts with advance notice

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year of experience with industrial electrical knowledge and any mechanical maintenance trade

  • Experience performing maintenance trades such as welding, pipefitting, fabrication, rigging systems, gearbox and bearings, lubrication, pump and piping systems, or hydraulics and pneumatics

  • Experience working with control voltages, and/or PID loop controls, and/or 120/277/480v

  • Experience with safe work practices, such as Pre-Job Hazard Analysis (PJHA), confined spaces, job task permitting, etc.

  • Trade school certification or degree in an electrical and or mechanical field, or relevant military experience

  • Experience troubleshooting programming technologies, such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)

  • Experience with precision maintenance, such as laser alignment and/or dial indication

  • Previous experience with bottling, rotary filling and packaging equipment

  • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word

  • Previous experience operating forklifts and/or similar equipment

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet