Senior Engineer

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Employer
Location
Fort Dodge, IA
Posted
May 10, 2017
Closes
May 29, 2017
Function
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Engineer-FOR02828 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 www.cargill.com.

Description

From frosting on birthday cakes to the fuel in your car, Cargill Starches & Sweeteners North America (Starches & Sweeteners NA) is a part of your life in more ways than you would imagine. Leading national brands choose Starches & Sweeteners NA to develop, manufacture, and deliver ingredients that differentiate their food and beverage products in the marketplace. In addition, Starches & Sweeteners NA unlocks the goodness of the common corn kernel to create ingredients that are used in cattle feed, plastics, food packaging and medicines. Starches & Sweeteners NA also markets its own national brands, such as Truvia®, a zero-calorie sweetener, and Sweet Bran®, a value-added cattle feed. BIOasis™ is a feedstock co-location partnership program that offers over the fence product to bio-processing and biotechnology companies. Starches & Sweeteners NA employs more than 2,400 people and operates facilities in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas.

Position Purpose

The Senior Engineer is responsible for leading multifunctional project teams. This role is accountable for the development and execution of project scope, schedule, budget, resource needs and operating financials. This position is responsible for developing and managing all personnel and tasks involved in project management from project development to start-up including construction and commissioning activities. This position leads the development of project scope, schedule, budget, operating financials (including commitment preparation), staffing plan and project execution plan including participation of multifunctional teams as applicable to each project. This position develops the procurement, bidding and contracting strategies for the project, reviews bid packages, leads the negotiations on equipment, engineering and labor packages. This person is responsible for determining the appropriate construction management processes considering safety, schedule, efficiency, cost management and documentation. This person is accountable for meeting all project objectives using the appropriate Project Management practices including Project Delivery Process (PDP), Build, Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI), Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and Project Management Group (PMG) as applicable to each project size and scope.

Principal Accountabilities

  • 25% Defines and is accountable for project objectives and facilitates interaction with project sponsor and stakeholders to ensure alignment of project objectives. Defines viable alternatives to meet project objectives. Develops capital budget, schedule, scope, operating costs, resource needs, and benefits for each option. Performs financial analysis on each viable option and selects best option. Writes commitment and charter for funding approval if appropriate. Fully utilize Project Management Guidelines, PDP, Build, and PPM processes as needed to properly execute project. Generate project reports as needed to track costs and schedule.

  • 20% Process engineering including Piping & Instrumentation Design (P&ID) development, system throughput calculations, equipment selection, mass and material balance, energy and utility calculations.

  • 20% Responsible for project team leadership, organization and alignment. Manages construction personnel and activities insuring adherence with safety requirements, schedule, scope, change management processes and budget.

  • 10% Develops, reviews and awards bid packages for labor and equipment including contract negotiations in cooperation with Procurement and Cargill Law.

  • 10% Supports the start-up, commissioning personnel and activities.

  • 10% Assist operations with troubleshooting, problem solving and optimization.

  • 5% Coaches and mentors project engineers* (*may be greater depending on number of direct reports) and any other duties as assigned.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Biosystems Engineering or other engineering discipline that has a strong foundation in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, mass/material balance and process design
  • 5 or more years of project engineering and/or operations supervision
  • Have translated engineering procurement and construction deliverable to Microsoft project or other equivalent software, for 7 or more projects
  • 3 or more years of work experience in a production facility
  • Experience managing 3 or more initiatives/projects simultaneously AND communicate goals, objectives and accomplishments to a broad audience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience of project engineering in operations, PDG, and maintenance
  • Have experience executing large projects (nominally $5MM or more) or to manage a portfolio of projects ($2MM or more) successfully

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-IA-Fort Dodge

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

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