Cargill Project Engineer in Deventer, 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): Deventer

Management, preparation (engineering) and execution of the Deventer project portfolio consisting of modifications of the facility (plant and civil). Support of the plant Ops team on technical subjects. Governance of the Capex program.

Major Tasks

Gap assessment, opportunity identification and proposal/solution definition (25%)

Based on strong business/customer understanding identify technology gaps, process improvement opportunities, and general improvement of the facility. Prepare, in collaboration with the Ops team and other departments present on site, solutions and proposals. Execute, supported when applicable by internal or external Engineering resources, the FEL (front end loading) phase of a project. Contribute to building the business case of a project.

Engineer and execute (50%)

Responsible for executing and supporting engineering deliverables in all Engineering disciplines (civil, structural, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, automation, process safety). Coordinates and drives contractors during build and commissioning phase of a projects. Ensure finishing according to initial scope and results. Reports back on achievements and conformity to scope/ aimed result.

Governance project portfolio management (15%)

Maintains up to date, in agreement with the Plant Manager, a portfolio with projects, expected and actual cost (forecast), planning, project status etc. Communicates actively with CCC Group Engineering department on portfolio and technical subjects and standards. Informs the Ops team of the project portfolio status and developments.

Support the operation on operational technical subjects (10%)

Acts as sparring partner on operational technical subjects for Operations team members (Production, Process and Maintenance).


  • Management of many interfaces of internal customers and internal and external resources.

  • Find the right balance between working on executing and finishing projects with work on filling the pipeline (identifying opportunities and defining solutions).


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering preferably in E&I or automation.

  • Five (5) years of experience in an Engineering function with much autonomy.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills. Listening, speaking, writing, presenting, discussing and negotiating.

  • Interpersonal skills: customer focus, team player, respectful, teaching, convincing, high quality standard, organized.

  • Project management capability.

  • Proficient in English and Dutch.

Our Offer

  • Challenging position in a fast paced stimulating environment;

  • outstanding career development opportunities;

  • competitive salary and benefits;

  • opportunity to work in one of the 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-OV-Deventer

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: DEV00084