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Capital Projects Engineer


Omaha, NE, Midwest United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Full Time

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About Syngenta


Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.


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We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Engineering team is currently seeking a Project Engineer at our Omaha, NE location.  You will lead the technical aspects of capital projects or parts of larger capital projects under the direction of the Engineering Project Manager.


You will manage capital projects up to $1,000,000. This role requires hands-on involvement in the entire project lifecycle concept through commissioning.



Familiarity with chemical production plants and processes including:

    Civil and mechanical issues Infrastructure electrical, gas, water Automation and PLC control of processes Sizing of pumps and piping systems Basic chemical process engineering and front end development of simple chemical process equipment pumps, agitators, tanks, etc

Project management skills including:

    Stakeholder management Concept development, scope definition, and project justification Design and specification RFP document development Cost estimation and cost management Equipment and labor procurement Schedule management to meet tight deadlines Risk management Construction management and contractor supervision Construction site safety Commissioning and handover


    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering chemical, mechanical, or electrical engineering preferred A minimum of 3 years experience with technical responsibility for capital projects and managing capital projects in a production environment 5 + years preferred

Preferred Requirements

    Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with and influence colleagues at all levels, and operate effectively in a matrix organization with little direct supervision Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders Assertive, but flexible and diplomatic Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to form and work with cross-functional teams Ability to be “hands-on”, but with the ability to direct and supervise

What We Offer:

    A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members We offer flexible work options to support your work and personal needs Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts your first day 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC


Employee Polygraph Protection Act EPPA



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Job Post Date: 04/19/22
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