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Senior Capital Project Engineer (Relocation Provided)

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Job ID 288634 Date posted 03/12/2024 Location : Fullerton, California Category  BUILD OPERATE MAINTAIN (PLANT OPNS) Job Status  Salaried Full Time

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 Senior Capital Project Engineer will plan, coordinate and monitor internal projects from initiation through completion. In this role you will coordinate and direct activities of fixed duration to ensure that the goals or objectives are accomplished within the determined timeframe and budget.

Key Accountabilities

  • Execute strategies to develop assigned projects in areas such as edible oil terminal and packaging manufacturing. 
  • Monitor project progress, assess issues and recommend resolutions to meet productivity, quality and stakeholder or customer satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Review status of projects and budgets, coordinate schedules, and prepare status reports.
  • Coordinate the operational aspects of assigned projects.
  • Drive and support integration of, and adherence to, corporate and legal requirements in the design and construction of manufacturing processes, equipment, and utilities.
  • Collaborate with regional domain leads for domain specific expertise support in build projects. Develop engineering for small projects and lead engineering for major projects, where applicable.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of seven years of experience in operations with challenging environmental health and safety aspects
  • Experience managing third party resources to deliver business results
  • Knowledge of the company's environmental health and safety standards and international standards and codes related to build projects and construction safety
  • Previous experience managing a small portfolio of capital projects
  • Previous experience with commissioning and startup of projects
  • Previous experience in food industry, such as oil refining or packaging technologies/operations

Compensation Information

The expected salary for this position is $115,000 - $140,000. This position is eligible for a discretionary incentive award. The incentive award amount is dependent upon company performance and your personal performance.

Full-Time (30+ hours) positions are eligible for a benefit package including the following (subject to certain collective bargaining agreements for Union positions):  Paid time off; paid holidays; medical, vision and dental coverage; flexible spending accounts; life insurance; disability insurance; retirement savings; employee and family assistance program (EAP).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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