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Cargill Senior Mine Engineer in Avery Island, Louisiana

Want t 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 agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.


The Sr. Mine Engineer will execute day-to-day administrative and technical supervision of a small team of our engineers and technicians within a unit of an engineering department. We seek a professional who will take technical responsibility for our team's results and effectiveness of its integration with other units.


  • Review feasibility of proposed solutions to engineering problems, personally helping solve difficult technical problems.

  • Handle personnel activities, including performance reviews and salary recommendations, and coordinate training and development.

  • Plan and schedule work assignments, reviewing work in progress.

  • Supervise a small team of our professional engineers and technicians to accomplish specific engineering projects.

  • You will lead and develop a team, exhibiting authority for talent management decisions related to hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of four years of Engineering experience


  • Two years of supervisory experience

  • Underground mining experience

  • Experienced in rock mechanics, mine design, hoisting systems, mine ventilation and field instrumentation

  • Experience with Reliability Excellence concepts, Kaizen Events, 5S and lean Six Sigma.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.