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Cargill Engineering Manager in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Engineering Manager will lead and provide execution of our engineering capital allocations for our growing corn-milling facility in Fort Dodge, IA. You will lead a team of Project Engineers and serve on the site leadership team providing strategic input into the identification and development of the operational vision, direction and people resources needed to deliver results. In addition, you will have direct ownership of the capital project portfolio for our sites in Dalhart and Bovina, TX.

Key Accountabilities

  • Anticipates and plans for future engineering needs and develops the three to five year capital planning required for normal operations.

  • Serve as a member of the site leadership team and provide strategic technical and engineering support for normal operations as well as project engineering oversight support for the most complex base and non-base capital projects.

  • Provide execution oversight for current plan year projects.

  • Direct the tactical development of the operational vision, direction and strategy.

  • Ensure project meets requirements regarding technical quality, reliability, schedule and cost.

  • Develop plans and deliver results in a fast-changing business or regulatory environment, while leading and developing a team of experienced professionals and supervisors, coaching and making decisions related to talent management hiring, performance and disciplinary actions. You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of six years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ten years of related engineering experience

  • Three years of supervisory experience

  • Chemical, Mechanical, Biosystems or related engineering degree

  • Previous capital and/or industrial project engineering experience

  • Previous food or chemical plant experience


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.