Cargill Project Engineer in Wormer, Netherlands

Project Engineer

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.


Job location(s): Wormer, The Netherlands

For our Engineering team within the Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate group, we are seeking an enthusiastic Project Engineer. In your role you will have diverse responsibilities, work independently and together with colleague engineers across the globe. The purpose of this role is to plan, design and direct engineering projects for our facility locations located globally. The main challenge is a diligent start of the project when effective communication with stakeholders is key. Following standards while pro-actively looking for and setting best practices is something you enjoy doing. You are critical, articulate and have a hands-on mentality.

Major Tasks

  • Contribute and coordinate pricing, estimating and scoping for the project

  • Accountable for all key design documents such as pids, plot plan, piping isometrics

  • Ensure proper constructability of the project

  • Prepare or direct preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies and designs for project

  • Instruct drafts persons/technicians and direct (3rdparty) engineers when applicable

  • Ensure that projects are prepared in line with Cargill leading practices, policies, guidelines, national and international norms and standards

  • Manage requirement in engineering resources (internal /external) in line with defined planning

  • Establish and maintain the technical engineering archive database

  • Ensure the protection of Cargill’s intellectual property

  • Prepare leading practices and manufacturing technology transfer packages


  • Bsc or Msc in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or other relevant technical degree

  • A few years project engineering and construction experience

  • Experience in the food-processing or pharma industry or similar is a must

  • Experience with industrial design and specification of such installations

  • General knowledge of mechanical system and processes design

  • Understanding and knowledge of applicable codes and norms (e.g. IEC).

  • Excellent communication skills in English. Dutch would be an advantage

  • Pro-active

  • Team-player

  • Ability to travel globally up to 30%

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will 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.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Job Engineering

Primary Location Netherlands-NH-Wormer

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WOR00277