The Research Engineer will use advanced knowledge of chemical engineering and advanced engineering and mathematical modeling and process simulations to identify cost and energy savings opportunities for Cargill plants across the globe. Engage in in-depth enzyme kinetics studies for yield and quality improvement. Engage in smart manufacturing and process control analysis for oilseed processing plants. Develop computational biology capability, including molecular simulations and machine learning approaches for protein engineering. This work involves use of Aspen One and Aspen ACM chemical engineering and process modeling software, as well as Matlab and Python for data analytics, and NAMD/Schrodinger suite for molecular simulation and computational biology analysis.
- The position requires a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computational Biology, or closely related field.
- The qualified candidate must have at least 2 years (24 months) of academic or commercial experience working as a Research Engineer, Research Intern, Graduate Research Assistant, or closely related occupation.
- The qualified candidate must have at least 2 years (24 months) of experience (through academic coursework, academic research, or commercial experience) working with relevant tools and technology (including Matlab/Python), and manufacturing analytics, as well as subject matter expertise on molecular simulations.
- All experience may be gained concurrently.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Job Research and Development
Primary Location US-MN-Plymouth
Job Type Standard
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