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Job ID 213623 Date posted 06/23/2022 Location : Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 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

Job location: Manchester, UK  (M17 1PA)

Cargill’s Manchester plant is a production facility at the hub of the UK food, spirit, pharmaceutical, chemical and cosmetics industries. The plant and offices located in Manchester are part of the Cargill starches and sweeteners business which produces sweeteners, wheat protein and alcohol for customers in the confectionery, brewing, drink, dairy, farming and bakery sectors.

The Natural Resources Process Development Engineer will be responsible for reducing the environmental footprint of the Manchester facilities concentrating on energy, water and waste reduction. This will be achieved through optimizing current systems, practices and operations. 

The role will provide the opportunity to become a technical expert on the site and transform this knowledge into business advantage. The position holder will closely collaborate with the process development group and engineering peers to deliver continuous improvement and capital projects to reduce energy and water consumption. 


Competitive salary plus comprehensive benefits package including contributory pension, private healthcare, and performance related bonus. 

Key Accountabilities

•    Responsible for generating the site annual energy budget, analysing and reporting monthly variances
•    On a day-to-day basis responsible for ensuring the optimum energy production capacity and efficiency by advising and training the operational divisions
•    Training operators in the most efficient use of energy and water
•    Responsible for indicating and supporting any energy subsidy initiatives and energy improvement projects 
•    Monitoring, reporting, maintaining and developing the energy KPI system 
•    Support the development, implementation and auditing of departmental reliability and follow up on process related improvement for our Natural Resources 
•    Ensure compliance and corrective actions resulting from internal and external safety and environmental audits including UK-ETS, CHPQA, ISO:500001 and climate change 


Minimum Qualifications 

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Food Science or any relevant Science/ Engineering discipline 
•    Proven experience in Engineering / Production Management experience within a manufacturing environment 
•    Demonstrated ability to influence others and work with multifunctional teams and personnel 
•    Ability to manage multiple initiatives, projects goals and objectives 

Preferred Qualifications

•    Formal Continuous Improvement experience / Kaizen training 


Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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