Cargill Electrical Engineer in Eddyville, Iowa

Electrical Engineer

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose & Summary

Provide day to day trouble shooting of automation, electrical, and instrumentation systems. Develop and implement AEI solutions including programming for process control projects for both capital and expense work as needed while following site & CMO standards. Provide programming and support for other miscellaneous systems as web servers and electrical meters. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, Personnel/Food/Environmental Safety, RCA/5Y, data historian troubleshooting, eMOC, documentation, system backups, and control system upgrades.

Principle Accountabilities

45% - Troubleshooting automation solutions used for controlling plant processes. Will involve configuration of control, electrical, and instrumentation systems. Will participate in existing on-call system.

25% - Implementation of projects in a way consistent with Cargill project procedures, CMO, and best-practice standards.

20% - Work will be both break/fix and project based. Provide or participate in training for completed projects.

10% - Training and development courses by HR, vendors, and outside consultants.


Required Qualifications

  • BS Technical or Engineering degree, OR Associates technical degree plus 3 years AEI experience, OR 5 years AEI experience.

  • Must understand continuous & batch process control strategies.

  • Will be required to obtain a working understanding of the corn milling process.

  • Must be able to configure & program a variety of control systems including DCS, PLC, and/or HMI systems.

  • Knowledge of IEC 61131 including PLC Ladder Logic, FBD, Structured Text, Instruction List, and/or Sequential Function Chart programming languages.

  • Must be able to update & troubleshoot a range of electrical and instrumentation systems.

  • Ability to read & update electrical schematics and P&IDs.

  • Design & implementation knowledge of plant digital bus technologies.

  • Good communication & organization skills.

  • Must work well as part of a team and/or alone and be self-starting.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 years of experience with Chlor-Alkali

  • 2 years or more automation, electrical, and / or instrumentation experience.

  • 5 years or more operations experience related to corn milling or chemical industries.

  • Knowledge of reliability centered maintenance, planning, and scheduling.

  • Delta V knowledge & experience

  • Allen Bradley knowledge & experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-IA-Eddyville

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: EDD01222