Cargill Production Management Engineer Intern 2018 in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Production Management Engineer Intern 2018

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Position Objective:

Provide engineering students interested in production management an opportunity to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a plant processing business environment. Opportunities exist nationwide within our diverse businesses in various plants across the U.S.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Gain an understanding of the plant, process and equipment by working with a diverse group of functional areas on such projects as: efficiency issues, working with contractors, energy - related process improvements, reliability principles and practices, and plant process and equipment improvements.

  • Work with a diverse group of cross - functional areas such as safety and environmental, maintenance, engineering, contractors, and operations.

  • Communicate with people diverse in language ability, educational levels and experience.

  • Learn the importance of interpreting and implementing government safety and environmental regulations in line with company policies.

  • Manage the people, the process and the input / product aspects of a situation to implement a solution.

  • Orientation to the company will be presented and an on - going job performance assessment will be provided.

Environment:

  • The plant environment is team oriented, fast paced, and hands-on.

  • Cargill's environment will focus on employee engagement, inclusion, and innovation.

  • Students are given the opportunity to apply their skills and gain hands-on experience working on various projects from designing and upgrading current systems, to reviewing and updating plant drawings.

  • This job involves physical activity which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis – involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing over 50 pounds and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (i.e.- heat, cold, grain dust, etc.)

Internship Programming:

  • Cargill offers both housing assistance and relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).

  • Internships are paid and are at least 12 weeks in duration.

  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.

Job Locations:

Various U.S. locations - must be open to relocation.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Sophomores, juniors or seniors currently enrolled in a college/university undergraduate degree program in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mining Engineering or other related engineering discipline.

  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the U.S.

  • Able to complete a 12-week internship in the summer (May/June - August 2018)

  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance

  • Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred:

  • Previous plant, production, co-op, or intern experience preferred.

  • Overall 2.7 GPA preferred.

  • Ability to relate technical knowledge to job-related duties.

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-IA-Fort Dodge

Other Locations United States

Req ID: UNI05225