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Cargill Capital Project Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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 Project Engineer will focus on optimizing our interconnected components of a manufacturing system. We seek a professional who will develop and apply engineering standards and procedures, providing advice on issues within the engineering field. In this role, you will help coordinate plant location, personnel work flow and ergonomics, materials logistics, production process sequence and equipment layouts.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • This position will focus on the development of capital project scope, schedule, budget, payback, and execution plans for low to medium rigor capital projects.

  • Help manufacturing plant and facilities engineers with facility planning and design.

  • Help conduct cost/inventory/production control and human factors studies to develop and implement plans for facility modifications and revise operating methods.

  • Establish methods to maximize use of production facilities and personnel.

  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3 years of related work experience

  • 2 years of capital project development and execution experience

  • Experience leading multifunctional teams

  • Experience managing contractors in a production environment

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.

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