Cargill Project Engineer in Liverpool, United Kingdom

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: Liverpool (Brocklebank)

Cargill’s portfolio of refined vegetable oils allows our customers in food manufacturing, retail, catering and food services to create a wide range of tasty and nutritious food products. We partner with our customers to develop innovative products and solutions together to help them meet their consumer’s requirements.

We are looking to appoint a skilled project engineer who will work in a team of project engineers, responsible for project management activities related to CAPEX investment. This will include, project design, planning, execution and control. The project engineer has a role as a project leader or team member depending on the size of the project and will work closely with the portfolio manager.

Main Tasks:

  • To contribute to the preparation of project design, construction budgets and project schedules with a value of up to 5 million

  • Lead development of the project scope based on project management practices and capital effectiveness best practices

  • Coordinate pricing, estimating and scoping documents for design and construction

  • Accountable for all key design documentation, including but not limited to; plot plan, layout, piping isometrics, P&ID’s

  • Directs and supervises third party engineers and contactors ensuring safety at all times

  • Ensuring the most effective technical solution is applied for the projects in scope

  • Contribution to the HAZAN/ HAZOP and SWIFT studies

  • To contribute to the RASCI (responsible, accountable, consulted and informed) matrix and ongoing safety plans

  • Keeping stakeholders informed though frequent project reports, identifying variances from the project plan and correcting as required

  • Raising purchase requisitions for all project purchases and ensuring purchase orders are receipted

  • Ensuring proper implementation of corporate engineer best practices and ensure alignment between design specification and Cargill best practice

  • Overall to ensure projects are delivered safely, on time, in budget and are technically operable.


  • Degree in a relevant subject; mechanical, chemical, process engineering and or project management or equivalent is essential

  • An industry recognised project management qualification would be preferred

  • Proven track record in all aspects of successful project delivery

  • A focus on environmental, health and safety, food safety and quality at all times

  • Experience in process design, project engineering and project and HAZOP leadership

  • A hands- on approach to project work and a proven track record in successful project delivery (safe, on- time and within budget)

  • The ability to work in multi-disciplined teams with a track record of delivering objectives and communicating effectively

  • Strong organisational skills, multi-tasking and project planning skills with the ability to pro-actively prioritise and consistently execute at a high standard

  • Demonstrates sound judgement, logic and decisiveness

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating 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 today.

Job Engineering

Primary Location United Kingdom-ENG-Liverpool

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: LIV00324