Project Engineer

2 days left

Fort Dodge, IA
May 16, 2017
May 29, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Engineer-FOR02827 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


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 Project Engineer I/II position is responsible for capital project management. This role is accountable for the coordination and execution of capital projects including communication of status, schedule, budget, resource needs, metric tracking, and audit ready documentation.

Principal Accountabilities

  • 30% Perform engineering activities to address gaps and execute projects. Develop expertise of department equipment and systems. Maintain customer relations by ensuring product quality specifications are met. Develop capital budget, understand key measures including costs, chemical usage, and energy yields and ensure they are addressed during project execution.

  • 20% Responsible for process engineering including P&ID development, system throughput calculations and equipment selection, mass/material balances, and energy/utility calculations.

  • 20% Provide detailed design engineering and bid package development, principally through the use of a consulting engineering firm.

  • 10% Construction management, insuring adherence with safety requirements, schedule, and capital budget.

  • 15% Provide commissioning and start-up support to operations and assist operations with production management

  • 5% Any other duties as assigned

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


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

-OR Bachelor's Degree and minimum 3 years industrial experience

-1 or more years of production management and/or engineering experience-Experience managing 2 or more initiatives/projects simultaneously AND communicate goals, objectives and accomplishments to a broad audience

Preferred Qualifications

-3 or more years of experience in production, reliability, or project management-2 or more years in project engineering and/or operations supervision

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-IA-Fort Dodge

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

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