Cargill Production Management Engineer Full-Time 2018 in West Fargo, North Dakota

Production Management Engineer Full-Time 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.


Position Objective:

Starting your career as a Production Management Engineer, you will work in one of our many rural plants, located in communities across the United States. There, you will participate in a fast-paced, hands-on plant management team as a supervisor of a production department or an engineering project with responsibilities for work process and supervision.

Principal Accountabilities:

Production Management Engineers begin their careers at Cargill in many different roles within our diverse businesses including:Agricultural Supply Chain North America; Beef; Deicing Technology; Global Edible Oil Solutions North America; Industrial Specialities; Salt; Starches and Sweeteners North America; Texturizing Solutions; Turkey and Cooked Meats; and Value Added Protein.

  • Production Management Engineers - Manage people, process, and input/product in a plant environment. They will be involved in day-to-day direct supervision of operators and production activities, and participate in daily production management meetings. Engineers must be able tocomprehend, administer, and manage all aspects of Government Regulations and Cargill compliance programs including environmental, health, safety, maintenance, and housekeeping. Production Management Engineers typically manage teams of production employees within the first two years of their careers and have responsibility for hiring, scheduling, motivating, and handling employee relation issues. They will also be involved in process optimization, equipment and process reliability, and may manage capital projects.

  • Process / Project Engineers - Responsible for business case development, vendor selection, budget management, and project management responsibilities for major projects and improvements involving process optimization, safety, quality, infrastructure, and energy use. They have heavy involvement with various innovation processes, idea generation systems, reliability centered design and they help implement technical initiatives driven from global Process Development Groups, Centers of Excellence and Research & Development.

  • Reliability Engineers - Possess a blend of technical and process knowledge and apply that knowledge to increasing the plant’s process and equipment reliability. Reliability engineers are responsible for identifying waste and inefficiency and applying continuous improvement tools such as: Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis (RCA), 5S, and 5Why.


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

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

  • Cargill plants are industrial/processing environments.

  • 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.).

Job Locations:

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


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural, BioSystems, Chemical, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical, or Mining Engineering, Packaging or other Engineering discipline.

  • Degree completed by Summer 2018.

  • 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.

  • Must be open to relocation.

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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 and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-NE-Blair

Other Locations US-MI-Hersey, US-ND-West Fargo, US-IA-Sioux City, US-PA-Mount Joy, US-IA-Fort Dodge, US-IN-Hammond, US-CA-Newark, US-IA-Eddyville, US-MD-White Marsh, US-IA-Des Moines, US-IA-Cedar Rapids, US-OH-Akron, US-WI-Milwaukee, US-UT-Timpie, US-PA-Hazleton, US-KS-Hutchinson, US-MN-Monticello, US-OH-Dayton, US-NY-Watkins Glen

Req ID: UNI05000