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Mechanical Static Reliability Engineer

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Mechanical Static Reliability 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 155,000 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.


Job location: Sas van Gent, the Netherlands As one of our Mechanical Static Reliability Engineers you will be responsiblefor ensuring reliable mechanical and static assets. In this challenging role youwill also be the driving force behind continuous improvement of the production processby maintaining, evaluating and improving the plant maintenance reliability programs,while ensuring the safety and food safety in all production areas.

Major tasks:

Continuous Improvement (30%)

+ Identifying and removing non-valueadded activities;

+ Initiating and implementing valueadding activities by preparing and proposing maintenance reliability programs;

+ Supporting Operations in failureprevention by analysing process non-conformances and providing correctiveadvice. Cost Management (25%)

+ Responsible for achieving the mostcost-effective reliable solutions in maintenance projects. Reliability (25%)

+ Developing, implementing andauditing mechanical/static maintenance reliability programs,

+ Following up on improvement actionsresulting from Central Maintenance Best Practice and Project review audits. Environment, Health & Safety (10%)

+ Following up on correctivemechanical/static maintenance related actions resulting from internal andexternal safety and environmental audits;

+ Preparing environmental and safetyimpact studies from mechanical/static maintenance related operational changesand advise the plant operations management on the findings. Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory (10%)

+ Responsible for correctimplementation of corrective mechanical/static maintenance related actionsresulting from internal and/or external food safety items;

+ Preparing food safety impactstudies from mechanical/static maintenance related operational changes and advisethe plant operations management on the findings.



+ Mechanical Engineeringdegree at Bachelor level or above;

+ At least 5 years’experience as a Mechanical / Static Engineer;

+ Knowledge of andexposure to Apollo RCA processes, TPM and Reliability Excellence programs;

+ Experience inworking with and optimizing maintenance reliability PM and PdM programs;

+ Basic knowledge ofvessel design according ASME codes, process and utility pipeline design, and civilconstructions applied in food processing plants;

+ Some knowledge ofmaintaining and improving high-speed rotating equipment, agricultural transportsystems, and pressure/vacuum safety release systems;

+ Basic knowledge inmaterials applied in the Food industry;

+ Business fluency, writtenand spoken, in English and Dutch.


Maintenance and Reliability

Primary Location

Netherlands-ZE-Sas van Gent



Job Type



Day Job

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