Maintenance and Reliability Team Leader – Cargill – Cedar Rapids, IA

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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 Maintenance and Reliability Team Leader will lead and execute the deployment of leading maintenance practices, resource management, tools and processes to maintain and improve capacity utilization and quality standards realized through reliable operations. In this role, you will provide leadership, technical knowledge and collaboration with operations to ensure maintenance executes maintenance services in the attainment of short and long term facility and group objectives and deploy strategies to optimize the company’s physical assets, processes and goals. Key Accountabilities

Partner with leadership to develop and execute specific equipment maintenance strategies for each asset involved with containing, controlling or safeguarding a high hazard process.

Lead ongoing mechanical, electrical and structural integrity of code and noncode stationary assets using documented inspection and testing requirements, procedures and guidelines, applicable codes and standards, specifications and manufacture recommendations.

Evaluate and maintain the mechanical and electrical integrity of new installations and existing systems.

Implement, monitor and maintain best practices to improve operational effectiveness through continuous improvement and reliability excellence methods and tools, leading and overseeing internal craft resources including personnel safety and efficiency and effectiveness of work performance.

Execute capital planning strategies, preparing relevant capital commitment information for assigned project work and ensure that maintenance resources are available and information and knowledge related to equipment reliability and maintainability are transferred to the project team.

Oversee and monitor all aspects of contractor maintenance, repair, modification and capital work including logistical activities such as qualifications, equipment and tools and documentation.

Develop plans and deliver results in a fast-changing business or regulatory environment, while leading and developing a team of experienced professionals and supervisors, coaching and making decisions related to talent management hiring, performance and disciplinary actions. You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.

Other duties as assigned Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Advanced reliability excellence knowledge and experience

Working knowledge of local and regional safety, health and environmental regulations

Minimum of six years of related work experience

Other minimum qualifications may apply Preferred Qualifications

Lean six sigma

SAP knowledge

Operational excellence knowledge

Three years of supervisory experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet