Production Management Engineer Intern (Summer 2017)

Blair, NE
Aug 03, 2016
Jan 28, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. 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. Learn more at


. Qualifications

Production Management Engineer Intern (Summer 2017)

All candidates must complete Cargill's online application prior to interviewing.  Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position.  To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online, and have completed the entire application process, along with an e-signature.   Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Objective:

Provide engineering students interested in production management an opportunity to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a plant processing business environment. Opportunities exist nationwide within our diverse businesses: Salt, Deicing Technology, and Starches and Sweeteners North America.

Principal Accountabilities:

• Gain an understanding of the plant, process and equipment by working with a diverse group of functional areas on such projects as: efficiency issues, working with contractors, energy - related process improvements, reliability principles and practices, and plant process and equipment improvements. 

• Work with a diverse group of cross - functional areas such as safety and environmental, maintenance, engineering, contractors, and operations. 

• Communicate with people diverse in language ability, educational levels and experience. 

• Learn the importance of interpreting and implementing government safety and environmental regulations in line with company policies. 

• Manage the people, the process and the input / product aspects of a situation to implement a solution. 

• Orientation to the company will be presented and an on - going job performance assessment will be provided. 


• The plant environment is team oriented, fast paced, and hands-on.  

• Cargill's environment will focus on employee engagement, inclusion, and innovation.  

• Students are given the opportunity to apply their skills and gain hands-on experience working on various projects from designing and upgrading current systems, to reviewing and updating plant drawings.  

• This job involves physical activity which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis - involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing over 50 pounds and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.  The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (i.e.- heat, cold, grain dust, etc.).

Job Locations:

Various U.S. locations - must be open to relocation.

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