Industrial Electrician

Company Name Cargill Protein (view profile)
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted January 11, 2021
Job Type Full-time


Cargill’s Protein business includes Case Ready meat packaging facilities. These facilities provide various packaged meat products to retail supermarket shelves to further our purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. We operate some of the most technologically advanced plants in the world, but they can’t run by themselves – we depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you!

Bring your skills to our team and we can provide you with the tools, opportunities, and a culture that values and supports employee growth! To learn more about life at Cargill, visit our career page!

A Typical Work Day May Include:

  • Completing preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial electrical work throughout the facility
  • Documenting all completed work and the conditions found; utilizing maintenance computer software as necessary
  • Installing, maintaining, testing, evaluating, and repairing various electrical components and systems including medium voltage automation systems and motor control circuits
  • Comprehending (mechanical/electrical) schematics, blue prints, and/or operation manuals
  • Creating, installing, and troubleshooting for wiring system layouts and circuit routing
  • Operating forklifts and/or scissor lifts
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions in a warm or cool environment, as well as slippery surfaces at varied heights
  • Standing for long periods of time, the use of stairs and ladders, and wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated areas of the facility
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc.
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays with advance notice
  • Basic use of a computer
  • Advanced experience troubleshooting and maintaining various electrical components and systems including medium voltage automation systems and/or motor control circuits
  • Possession of a Journeyman Electrician license or electrical professional certification
  • Experience with creating, installing, and troubleshooting wiring system layouts and circuit routing
    • Experience with Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) and Electronics Programming (PLC)

What Will Put You Ahead:

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

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code.

Complete your application on Cargill's website!


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vet.