Cargill Maintenance & Reliability Internship/Co-op 2019 in London, Ontario

Maintenance & Reliability Internship/Co-op 2019

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.


Maintenance & Reliability Internship/Co-op:

The Maintenance & Reliability Co-op is a position designed to help improve the planning for the Maintenance & Reliability department, in addition to other assignments and projects that help to achieve our operational needs. You will be trained in the areas to learn basic skills necessary to understand the process to complete assigned project(s) throughout your term.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Review the content of the Preventive Maintenance work orders by collecting data from: the original Manufacturer, the Maintenance team, the Operations team and past failures. The review of the past failure(s) for that machine will be very important in order to avoid them in the future.

  • Root Cause Analysis.

  • Use Microsoft Projects in order to plan out the annual rebuilds of the plant equipment and consolidate all this information in our Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Verify the lubrication system of all the equipment in the plant.

  • Rearrange manuals in the maintenance department library

Internship Programming:

  • Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.

  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern

  • Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.

Job Location:

  • London, ON

  • Plant or office setting, must be open to interning in either type of setting


Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree program in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technologist certificate program, graduating between May 2020 and May 2022.

  • Ability to complete a 12 month Internship (September 2018- September 2019)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Demonstrated initiative and decision-making skills

  • Ability to work in a cold environment around moving machinery

  • Flexible with work hours, may include some weekends

  • Ability to work around live animals, dust, dander, feathers, etc.

  • Previous experience in Food Manufacturing is an asset

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher

Job Maintenance and Reliability

Primary Location Canada-Ontario-London

Req ID: CAN00582