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Build Project Engineer

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Job ID MAN00610 Date posted 06/23/2020 Location : Manchester, United Kingdom
Job location: Manchester (Trafford Park, M17 1PA)

Cargill’s starches & sweeteners plant in Manchester is a production facility at the hub of the UK food and beverage industry. The plant and offices are part of the Cargill’s food ingredients & applications business and produces sweeteners and wheat proteins for food customers. These include customers in the confectionery, brewing, beverage, dairy and bakery sectors.

With a number of CAPEX and OPEX projects underway and in the pipeline, this is an exciting opportunity to join a team of professional engineers and colleagues to participate in the preparation and execution of investment projects. This will entail the management and coordination of the engineering, construction and process activities to assist with start-ups in cooperation with other technical departments.

Main Tasks:
  • Prepare commitments/estimates for approval together with representatives of Process Development, Production, Centres of Excellence, Maintenance, Environmental Health and Safety and other departments including but not limited to; mass, utility balance, layout proposal, process preparation and calculations 
  • Organising and contribution to Hazard Identification Risk Assessment and safe design 
  • Prepare P&ID's for automation and process control 
  • Prepare cost calculations, project schedules and construction (safety) plans for projects
  • Assisting project managers and the engineering lead with the execution of a project including; budget monitoring, organise and participate in project meetings and support any change management processes
  • Prepare and specify ordering materials and labour contracts working with procurement where necessary 
  • Preparation of software control proposal including the preparation of logic diagrams
  • Co-ordination of construction activities including contractor coordination, maintaining safety during construction and tracking any changes
  • Ensure proper implementation of Cargill Best Practices and policies and external standards e.g.- Pressure Equipment Directive (PED), ATEX, building permits, environmental permits, local legislation, Cargill food safety and safety rules

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical) 
  • Project engineering / process improvement experience with exposure to build project management experience, ideally from a similar process industry e.g. food/feed, chemicals, pharmaceuticals
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively influence others and work with multifunctional plant teams and personnel
  • Strong prioritisation and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple initiatives/projects and communicate goals, objectives and accomplishments to a broad audience (technical and non-technical) 
  • Experience of working directly in a plant manufacturing environment with a good understanding of plant processes and operational needs
  • Experience in P&ID modification, working on design criteria / specifications and working to best practice and applicable local laws and regulations 
  • Able to deliver projects safely and in budget under tight time deadlines 
  • Able to clearly articulate project status updates and use project tracking tools 
  • A creative mindset to overcome challenging engineering problems 
  • Can work flexibility in order to achieve project goals and is prepared to travel to other Cargill locations when required 
  • Fluent English both verbally and written 
Our Offer
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating 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 private companies in the world. 
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Our usual recruitment process is as follows; candidates meeting the criteria will be invited to a telephone interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition team. If this is successful you will be invited to a further interview with the Hiring Manager and members of the hiring team. For some of our positions a final interview will also be needed.
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