Capital Project Engineer

Department:  Research and Development
Date:  Jan 13, 2023

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter


Primary Responsibilities:  Lead capital project teams to replace or upgrade equipment/infrastructure; participate in design reviews, selection of vendors, shutdown planning to maintain operations, construction support, commissioning, and turnover.


Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Work in partnership with site process owners and key stakeholders to identify business needs and translate into an executable capital project considering resource and budget constraints.
  • Follow FMC Capital Deployment Process (CDP) to deliver larger projects (> $500k) safely, on-time and on-budget.  
  • Create and route Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) requests on a wide range of projects before releasing the job to the site construction team for execution.
  • Prepare estimates and schedules for smaller projects (<$50k) often managed by site contract administration. 
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and priority to design and construction firms and work with construction management to facilitate process and address design issues as they arise.
  • Work with Procurement to ensure Confidentiality Agreements and Master Service Agreements are in place, as well as obtaining proposals for design and issuing Purchase Orders within Ariba.
  • Lead monthly steering team updates to report on overall capital projects status to business leadership and bi-weekly meetings with site contract administration and engineering to execute projects.
  • Collaborate with Facilities Engineering Team to assist with engineering standardization (specifications) and facilities issues.


Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred or relevant project management experience
  • Technical and comprehensive writing skills with the ability to develop sound business objectives
  • Ability to clearly present projects to Senior Leadership for authorization
  • Strong documentation and communication skills 
  • Working knowledge of MS Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint



At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department

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