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Cargill Manufacturing Technology Engineer in Eddyville, Iowa

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 Manufacturing Technology Engineer applies engineering techniques to assist in the improvement of manufacturing processes and products. In this role, you will provide technical support, operations experience, continuous improvement and project management skills in a plant support capacity that ensures safe, efficient and low-cost plant operations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Reviews and recommends manufacturing equipment and processes designed to be efficient, cost-effective, and to promote quality and reliability.

  • Assesses current manufacturing equipment and processes and makes recommendations for changes.

  • Reviews the key performance indicators monitoring systems and determine ways to improve their ability to maintain company operations.

  • Leads training of personnel in equipment usage and processes.

  • Plans sequence of operations and specifies procedures for cutting, crafting, and otherwise preparing basic material, exercising discernment in compromising between conflicting requirements, economic evaluation of methods, and operator effectiveness and comfort.

  • Conducts tests and measurements throughout stages of production to determine control over such variables as temperature, density, specific gravity, pressure, and viscosity.

  • Establishes and submits processing requirements to be met in designing and acquiring processing equipment.

  • You will work under minimal supervision and independently handle complex issues while referring only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.

  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or related field

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of engineering subject matter

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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

  • Strong data analysis capabilities including continuous improvement experience or certifications

  • Strong project management aptitude and experience

  • Greenbelt or black belt certification

  • Experience in fructose refinery operations

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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