Cargill Industrial Electrician (442A) in Guelph, Ontario

Industrial Electrician (442A)

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.


Cargill Beef believes being an industry leader is about more than delivering the highest-quality products and service. It’s about delivering on our promises. Throughout our history, our commitment to building a better future has been at the heart of everything we do. We continue to aggressively pursue improvements and produce real results that impact not only our operations but our industry, employees and the world around us. By continuously improving our products, processes and services we are ensuring a better, more sustainable future for our employees, for our customers, for our communities and for our company.

As the Industrial Electrician, reporting to shift Supervisor, you will be responsible for the safe testing, troubleshooting and repair of electrical equipment and other types of electrical and electronic controls on various types of equipment within the facility.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for calibrating and checking instruments

  • Respond quickly to emergency situations and rapid response floor calls

  • Perform routine maintenance on production equipment, and perform repair on them when necessary

  • Machines and electrical panels basic wiring in line with prints and able to create line diagrams

  • Troubleshooting: identify a problem and proffer logical solutions to them

  • Browse blueprints and lots of schematics, and use an array of tools and diagnostic devices to service and install electrical component

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor



  • Industrial Electrician license 442A or 309A

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience; preferably in a food processing plant

  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLCs

  • Working Knowledge of Freq. drives and control systems

  • Experience working in a unionized industrial environment

  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of industry safety, food safety, and environmental regulations and requirements

  • Basic computer skills required; Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Ability and willingness to be "hands on" to perform any task as required

  • Available to work shift work including weekends (12 hour continental shift)

  • Ability to work in both hot and cold environments

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Job Maintenance and Reliability

Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Guelph

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Rotating

Req ID: GUE00428