Ingredion Incorporated Electrical Engineering Specialist in Cardinal, Ontario


Primary Function

Provide electrical expertise and leadership to the Cardinal and London plants. This position is responsible for the maintenance and reliability of medium and high voltage electrical power distribution systems. Develop, review and lead all potential capital projects pertaining to the power distribution systems. Provide technical expertise to the Ingredion I/E work force and consult/supervise contractors.

Key Deliverables

As an Electrical Engineering Specialist, your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead, coordinate and supervise the execution of the high voltage maintenance program

  • Design and implement new electrical systems and equipment required to support Plant operations.

  • Apply knowledge to evaluate and improve electrical systems, equipment, components and applications

  • Develop and implement capital projects, including budget, scope of work, specifications, bid packages, construction and documentation

  • Maintain, update and create documentation related to power distribution system and electrical equipment, including drawings, databases, standards and specifications, software, settings and configuration files, reports

  • Comply with Safety and Health programs.

  • Analyze root causes of failures and implement strategies to continuously improve electrical equipment reliability

  • Document to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and protection of the workforce and equipment.

  • Acquire and maintain knowledge of new technologies and applications that may be beneficial to the business.

  • Investigate and implement electrical energy saving opportunities in the plant

The Electrical Engineering Specialist position is well-suited for you if you are able to:

  • Provide expert advice to Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and other departments to correct any electrical issues

  • Assist in developing and implementing training related to electrical equipment for plant personnel

  • Build and maintain relationships with the electrical contractors and suppliers to obtain required level of support

  • Share knowledge and provide assistance within the group, with other plants and any other customers within the organization.

  • Establish long term relationships with internal customers including peers, plant operating staff, and other engineering resources to facilitate communication and deliver the best solution.

  • Organize, schedule, and carry out multiple tasks with limited supervision.

  • Ensure activities are carried out in accordance with Corporate and Governmental EHS requirements

  • Implement proactive maintenance strategies balancing cost implications and needs as well as providing troubleshooting assistance to drive process performance improvements in support of operations,

  • Use improvement techniques to address complex issues.

  • Facilitate sharing of knowledge across the organization.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering preferred specialty in Power Systems, with a minimum of 3-6 years of industrial experience. Applicants without an Engineering Degree may be considered based on education and industrial experience. Salary and job title commensurate with experience.

  • Possesses an understanding of requirements for installation of equipment in Hazardous locations.

  • Knowledge of and experience in more than one of the following plant process control systems: Allen Bradley PLCs, Modicon PLCs, Foxboro I/A DCS, Aspen IP.21

  • A self-starter with the initiative and ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to lead and direct a group of multidisciplinary contractors

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the sizing, specification, installation requirements of Electrical Motors.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the specification, installation and commissioning of VFDs, and Motor Soft Starters

If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Ingredion is the company for you. At Ingredion you can be a member of a globally connected team inspired to achieve great things.

We believe in the power of our people to work together to seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and exceed expectations. Each day, individuals make a meaningful difference in the quality of our products and the success of our technology and operations and, in turn, the quality of life for consumers.

A career at Ingredion combines the benefits and professional opportunities afforded a $7 billion leader in our industry with the dynamic environment and team-driven culture you’d expect in a much smaller company. Despite its global scope and the advancement opportunities that come with it, Ingredion has the intimacy of a mid-size company, one where different perspectives are sought and where relationships matter.


Requisition ID 2018-3287

Job Locations CA-ON-Cardinal

Job Family Operational Excellence (OE)