Cargill Automation Engineer in Alexandria, Egypt

Automation 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 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.


Position Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to oversee day to day operational tasks to ensure the operation functions effectively in all AEI areas. Effective planning and scheduling to undertake preventative work is imperative as is the undertaking of any pro-active work as determined by best practice and company initiatives.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, maintain, repair, and upgrade plant automation network (including PLC’s, servers, switches, PC’s, client-server connection) within the boundaries of budget to ensure process control and continuity

  • Select, maintain and upgrade instrumentation in plant according to the need for reliable operation

  • Plan, follow up and perform regular checks /calibrations to reduce plant emergency down time.

  • Perform ongoing training, including skills training, electrical safety trainings and procedural trainings to ensure regulatory compliance and proficiency in work. (for technicians and contractors)

  • With direct oversight/supervision, supports the deployment of appropriate technology solutions



  • Bachelor Degree in Telecommunications / Electrical / Electromechanical engineering (preferred electronics/tele-communication)

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar process

  • Sound and hands on knowledge with various control systems (preferred Siemens and Allen Bradley)

  • Sound and hands on knowledge with instrumentation (Pressure, Level, Temperature, Valve - preferred E H, Fisher)

  • Sound and hands on knowledge with control techniques (including PID loop tuning ,VFD parametrization)

  • Ability to do troubleshooting alone and within a team.

  • Very good communication skills

Job Engineering

Primary Location EG-Alexandria

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: ALE00044