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Process Engineer

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Job Title: Process Engineer
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Cargill, Inc
Industry Sector: Food/Processing
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: N/A
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Position Purpose & Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide technical leadership, operations experience, continuous improvement and project management skills in a plant support capacity that ensures safe, efficient and low-cost plant operations.

Principal Accountabilities

20% Implement best practices related to soy processing plant operations.

20% Lead Process Safety Information (PSI) program.

20%  Execute projects and process safety improvements driven by the OSHA PSM program.  This will include oversight of the location PSM program.


20% Technical and project lead for Operational Excellence and Value Add related projects - BTU/BU, WFF, Hull Fat, Yield Optimization, Solvent Loss, etc.


10% Work assignments as determined required by Facility Leader.

5% Champion resource efficiency and energy conservation.

5% Champion the Management of Change (MOC)/Programming Change Management (PCM) program.


•Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Food engineering or other engineering discipline.

•2+ years of experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment.

•Experience in a food production environment (soy processing, edible oil refinery or comparable).

•Able to present complicated matter in a clear way -written and verbally.

•Active and engaging oral communication skills.
•Leadership and strong influencing skills.
•Strong collaboration skills.
•Ability to technically advise and troubleshoot.

•Ability to identify resources and establish a plan to execute complex tasks.

•Ability to take off-hour calls and rotate on call.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•Strong execution skills.
•Demonstrated ability to manage priorities.

•Demonstrated expertise in managing multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines in a highly dynamic environment.

•Practical business acumen.

•Demonstrated teamwork and the ability to effectively collaborate with others.

•Ability to influence others outside of formal reporting relationships.

•Ability to work independently.
•Ability to travel 10%.

•Must be able and willing to work in an outdoor environment with exposure to grain dust. Must be able to ascend and descend stairs, ladders, etc., to work in elevated areas of the plant, and must be able to work in confined spaces.

•Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
•Strong interest in continuous improvement.

•3+ years operations experience.

• Green Belt, Lean or 6-Sigma certifications (or plan to achieve).

•Ability to lead change.

•Understanding of PI (data historian), ACAD (auto CAD), MS Project, Minitab.

•Solvent extraction processing, soy prep processing, and bulk material handling experience.

•Strong data analysis capabilities including continuous improvement experience or certifications.

•Proven ability to drive results. 
•Project management experience.
•Equipment installation experience.

This position is posted internally as well as externally

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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Job Post Date: 03/29/19
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