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Project Controls Engineer

Monsanto is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Global Engineering team as a Project Controls Engineer. The role of the Project Controls Engineer is to manage estimating, scheduling and cost controls on multiple projects. This Cost Controls group within Global Engineering is responsible for producing timely and accurate cost estimates, cost forecasting, and scheduling for capital projects. Capital projects include facility construction for Seed, Vegetables, Technology, Facilities and Ag Chem Manufacturing.

Monsanto has always embraced innovation and always focused on making a better world. You can see it in our groundbreaking technology and in our dynamic environment where your skills and your career can grow and develop. We know that every day new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. You’ll be respected, you’ll contribute to the bottom line and you’ll help farmers feed the world.

  • Work with project teams to control/manage project costs.
  • Develop capital and expense cost forecasts/expenditure curves.
  • Prepare & present project cost reports.
  • Interface with engineering and construction contractors to validate cost estimates.
  • Continuous oversight of project costs so as to provide early indication of potential deviations as well as to recommend corrective actions to project teams.
  • Must be able to work with all team members to facilitate the gathering of diverse inputs related to project cost management and project execution planning.
  • Work with project teams to develop conceptual and detailed project execution schedules.
  • Analyzing project events so as to accurately depict project status and schedule trends throughout the entire project cycle.
  • Monitor and reconcile project cost reports.
  • Work to improve estimating and scheduling practices & tools within the Project Controls Group.
  • Construction contract cost management ' Enter contracts and contract change orders into SAP, service entries for receiving to allow invoice payment

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree Construction Management or applicable experience
  • 3-5 years experience in estimating and scheduling function
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD), project scheduling software (Microsoft Project, Primavera).
  • Proficiency in Timberline estimating software
  • Proficient in use of SAP.
  • Working knowledge of the building/ facilities construction process & contract delivery methods.
  • Working knowledge of Chemical and Seed manufacturing construction process & contract delivery methods.