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 location: Any Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate (CCC) site in Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, UK)
This Automation, Electrical & Instrumentation (AEI) Engineer role is part of the Plant Systems & Controls (PS&C) domain within Cargill’s Cocoa & Chocolate (CCC) business in Europe, Africa and Asia. PS&C consists of operational technology used for direct monitoring and control of physical devices, processes and events in a manufacturing location. It includes hardware, software, instrumentation and infrastructure required to make the technology work securely and reliably.
As one of our AEI Engineers, you will contribute to the PS&C development strategy enabling CCC facilities to run in a safe, reliable and cost-effective manner. Your scope will include driving for optimization and standardization of business processes in the manufacturing space and pro-active support of Continuous Improvement and Manufacturing Excellence. You will be a strong partner for the business and provide design expertise and support for internal/external resources during the execution of projects. You will also provide extra support to the sites in case of operational issues and coordinate improvement plans if required.
Contribute to local manufacturing excellence initiatives.
Supports PS&C lifecycle and master plans projects plan.
Identify improvement opportunities leveraging the PS&C capabilities in line with the CCC strategy.
Ensure that projects are executed in line with EHS & QA policy, Engineering & AEI, local legislation and corporate PS&C policies.
Organize the projects preparation with the Business and the Global IT/External partners (front end loading).
Ensure that the business requirements are properly captured.
Manage the project execution within the scope, timeline and costs.
Validate the quality of the project deliveries and its handover to Operations.
Assist the locations in the liaison with the different service providers for services in the Automation, Electrical and Instrumentation areas.
Services are total life cycle: including solutions, projects, modifications, life cycle and operations.
Assist the location with the corresponding service demand management to involve the correct service provider.
Be a business point of contact for escalations on the corresponding services.
Manage troubleshooting tools and documentation. Participate in Root Cause Analysis efforts and solutions
Efficiently manage projects in line with budget and resources that depend on local priorities, focus, financial situation and dynamics.
Adapt to a fast-changing competitive landscape requiring continuously improved systems.
Adhere to Food Safety regulations.
Travel requirement up to 40%
University degree in Electrical, Process Control, Instrumentation Engineering, Manufacturing IT or a related discipline.
Minimum 3 years’ experience in AEI as Engineer in a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge and experience in the Food or Chemical industry.
Practical Experience with Plant Systems & Controls technology, including IT technology.
Experience in functional and technical design and realization of technical solutions in an international Plant Operations environment.
Demonstrated good communication capabilities inside production plants.
Strong analytical, organizational and data management skills.
Capable of building collaborative working relationships.
Full proficiency in English, knowledge of other relevant European languages (German, Dutch, French) is a plus.
Ability to configure and program a variety of control systems, including Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Human Machine Interface (HMI) systems.
Automation Experience (e.g. DCS control systems, PCS7, Rockwell, etc.).
Instrumentation Experience (e.g. Temperature, Flow, pH, O2, Pressure, control valves).
Electrical Experience (e.g. distribution switchgear, transformers, breakers, motor control, UPS).
Ability to read and update electrical schematics.
Design and implementation knowledge of plant digital bus technologies.
Thorough understanding of MES systems
Must have an understanding of continuous and batch process control strategies.
Understand regulations and polices (EHS, Food Safety, PSM, HACCP, HAZOP, Risk assessment).
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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