Operations Engineer (276814)

Dayton, OH
United States
Job Description

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


Making things happen in a large-scale operation so we deliver the product our customer wants is a challenge we rise to. Do you strive to optimize the process and finding process improvements? The Operations Engineer II will participate in project teams researching technical topics related to company operations, new product implementation, assisting with existing products and services, and the overall upkeep and maintenance of designated areas of engineering. Performs event correlation and identifies probable root cause; provides trouble isolation, basic troubleshooting, and break/fix activities.

Key Accountabilities


  • Analyzes and designs operations that will improve workflow, handle equipment layout, and help ensure accident prevention.

  • Designs, builds, and improves system infrastructure throughout the facility.

  • Collects and organizes technical data related to assigned projects.

  • Presents data and findings for review at the next level of engineering management.

  • Identifies potential instrumentation, automation, and standardization required for successful implementation of projects or continued stabilization of deployed products.

  • Understand and apply your general technical knowledge in regard to solving and handling moderate issues.

  • Inspects facilities to ensure compliance with corporate standards and procedures relating to material handling, processing and storage.

  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Information.


  • This position is posted internally as well as externally. 

  • Relocation assistance will be provided for this position.

  • This position is located in Dayton, Ohio. 

  • The work schedule is: Monday – Friday Typically from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There are also some events that might need to work on the weekends and on call. 



Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineer related field OR equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Proficient in computer-aided drafting (CAD) software, as well as basic computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite.

  • Excellent communication, as you will present operations issues and proposals to managers.

  • Confirmed working knowledge in one of the following engineering disciplines: Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM), failure analysis, industrial, manufacturing, manufacturing equipment, process, product, quality assurance, reliability, supplier quality, test, and tools.




Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet


United States