Mechanical Reliability Engineer – Grapefrute – Bergen op Zoom


Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The static Reliability Engineer will apply technical knowledge to deliver continuous improvement in asset reliability through the detection and elimination of defects. By maintaining, evaluating and improving the plant’s maintenance reliability programs, while ensuring safety and food-safety in areas. In this role, you will partner with the team to ensure the fulfillment of reliability engineering strategies.

Key Accountabilities

  • Implement moderately complex reliability excellence activities and identify and prioritize reliability engineering value creation opportunities.
  • Execute the development, design and installation of predictive maintenance programs and technology in alignment with the area procedures.
  • Prepare technical reviews of moderately complex projects and collaborate with related areas on new equipment reliability specifications.
  • Perform the identification and elimination of bad actors and the optimization of equipment availability.
  • Collaborate with and provide guidance to maintenance repairs and production in reliability-related processes and the identification of critical spares.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply
  • Fluency in English and Dutch

Preferred Qualifications

  • Solid knowledge of the application of reliability tools.
  • Knowledge in maintenance process management.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience creating complex tests and analysis.
  • Have advanced knowledge of the most common PM and PdM technics.
  • Have advanced knowledge of vessel design according to ASME codes.
  • Have advanced with Dutch Steam Vessel legislation.
  • Have advanced knowledge of maintaining and improving high-speed rotating equipment.
  • Have advanced knowledge of maintaining and improving ( agricultural – food solids) transport systems.
  • Have advanced knowledge of civil constructions applied in food processing plants.
  • Have advanced knowledge of maintaining pressure/vacuum safety release systems
  • Have advanced knowledge of process and utility pipeline design. 
  • Have advanced knowledge of corrosion detection, protection and prevention systems.
  • Have basic knowledge of materials applied in the agricultural/food industry.


We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

If you choose to respond to this listing, please do not apply on the employer’s website or through any other means. Grapefrute is contracted with this company and has direct communication with the hiring manager and HR department. When we present you as a candidate, you are considered more quickly and in more detail than when you apply on the employer’s site. Grapefrute works with transparency and integrity, and we will be your point of contact throughout the whole hiring process.

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