Cargill Research Engineer – Modeller in Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands

Research Engineer – Modeller

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): Belgium OR Bergen Op Zoom, Netherlands

The employee in this position will be a highly skilled engineer who is enthusiastic about tackling simulation and data analysis projects. The employee should have a proven track record of accomplishments in an academic or industrial setting in this space, who are willing to work in a collaborative environment where each project is an opportunity to enhance or develop our toolset. We encourage candidates who have used computationally intensive, engineering focused skills to solve practical problems to apply.

Major Tasks

  • 45% - Improving the sustainability of existing manufacturing processes: You will have the opportunity to impact business economic and environmental bottom line by improving plant performance in areas such as yield, capacity, resource utilization, and environmental footprint. You will be exposed to the full range of unit operations that Cargill and our customers operate - from continuous chromatography to liquid-liquid extraction, from biocatalysis to polymerization, from reactive crystallization to three-phase condensation.

  • 45% - Designing new industrial scale processes: You will have the opportunity to participate in multi-disciplinary teams and provide process development for new unit operations, integrated processes and innovative products and services. You will be involved with different business units and functions within Cargill and be exposed to the breadth of Cargill offerings, including new food and feed ingredients, bio-based industrial materials and customer solutions.

  • 10% - Developing new tools and capabilities: The majority of our modeling toolset is developed in-house. You will be able to utilize and combine numerical, computational, and engineering skills to improve our existing tools and build new ones to our growing suite.


  • Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering

  • Strong knowledge of chemical engineering fundamentals

  • First principles-based chemical process modeling experience (whole-process or detailed unit operation)

  • Ability to operate independently and effectively in a diverse team

  • Ability to communicate and build trust with a diverse array of both technical and non-technical people

  • Demonstrated facility with applied computing (e.g. Chemical Engineering simulation packages or programming languages such as Fortran, Visual Basic or C)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Willingness to travel up to 15%

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 Research and Development

Primary Location Netherlands-NB-Bergen op Zoom

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: BER00541