Cargill Automation, Electrical & Instrumentation Manager in Jakarta, Indonesia

Automation, Electrical & Instrumentation Manager

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.


Managing AEI (Automation Electrical and Instrumentation) functions in

both existing plants/estates and new projects along with providing time and technical

expertise in creation of best practices for Cargill Tropical Palm.


Develop and implement a strategy for the maintenance, troubleshooting, replacement, sourcing and engineering of AEI systems. This includes:

  • Development of PM/PdM for the electrical equipment.

  • Providing trainings to AEI team to improve craft skills.

  • Application and on-going management of the plant equipment maintenance strategies and the associated data.

  • Identification of obsolescence issues and planning & execution of suitable upgrade.

  • Defining which activities should be insourced or outsourced.

  • Standardization of the equipment and service provider.

  • Identification, selection & development of service providers.

  • Ensure the maintenance for AEI systems is adequate, cost efficient and compliance with Cargill’s policy.

  • Periodically inspect the plant to find out potential problems, prepare electrical work list, and report to the other department constructive suggestions.

  • Attend monthly review with AEI COE. Report the AEI implementation status, initiatives resulting from alerts, lesson from reliability events and directives


Provide the maintenance team with necessary expert support in emergency situations:

  • Support the local investigation of AEI systems related trips.

  • Prepare contingency plan for sites.

  • Conduct RCA on AEI incident and repeated AEI downtime.

  • Feedback learning from incidents to reliability improvement team to close action


  • Design/ improve new projects according production request.

  • Request quotations, evaluate quotation and choose suppliers with project manager.

  • Supervise and execute projects, make sure are finished on time and within budget.

  • Ensure the plant reliability from the electrical point of view, minimize the emergency down time caused by electrical/instrumentation/automation problems.

  • Follow the Best Practice to improve the existing AEI system and procedure.

  • Follow the Management Of Change (MOC) procedure when changes on the original control design is required, and obtain approval from Project Manager/ Global Central Process Development Leader to ensure safety of the process.

  • Design and develop AEI improvement projects.


  • Set AEI related development program for engineers, electricians and young trainees.

  • Train and manage the electrical team to work safety according to electrical standard and the company policy.

  • Maintain electrical documentation updated.

  • Prepare AEI monthly report.


What external factors (competition/government controls/market conditions/locations, etc.) affect the achievement of the position accountabilities?

The combination of all these skills – electrical, instrument, automation, in a single entity demands an individual of exceptional ability, intelligence and motivation.



  • University degree (S1) in Electrical Engineering, from a reputable university

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment. (High)

  • Ability to plan and organize multiple priorities, including strong detail orientation.

  • Self-motivated. (High)

  • Strong problem solving/decision making skill. (High)

  • Effective/proven written and verbal communication skill. Good English skills is a must. (High)

  • Demonstrated leadership skill. (Medium)

  • Technical and process knowledge of food industry. (Low)

  • Knowledge of food industry technical challenges

  • Proven success in developing, implementing, and leading strategic initiatives/project plans.

  • Strong fundamental understanding of industry best practices in process safety management.

  • Proven ability to influence results w/peers, customers (internal and external) and vendors.

  • Proven ability to manage, lead, motivate and evaluate people.


  • Prefer experienced in food manufacturing plant or project.

  • In depth knowledge of one or more of the substation, genset, power distribution.

  • Knowledge of construction project management skills, and plant maintenance and reliability knowledge.

  • Experience with regulated Process Safety Management.


  • Strong computer skills, including CAD, Microsoft Project, PPT, Excel, Outlook and web base applications.

  • Fluent English skill.

  • Experience with ABB, Siemens, Schneider, Eaton power and automation product.

Job Engineering

Primary Location Indonesia-JW-Jakarta

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: JAK00218