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Cocoa Bean Technician-MOU00283 - Mount Joy, PA


Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thriveóa place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 155,000 employees in 68 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at



Based in Pennsylvania, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate North America offers the food industry a wide range of both standard and custom cocoa and chocolate ingredients to be used in food manufacturing, bakery, confectionery, and dairy applications. Our product range includes high quality Gerkens Cocoa Powder, Wilbur Chocolate, Peterís Chocolate and Veliche Belgian Chocolate. Our facilities in the US and Canada are fully dedicated to produce in accordance with the highest food safety standards.


The Cocoa Bean Technician is an integral part of the plant quality and production systems.  This position provides support for production operations and cocoa bean purchasing. The Cocoa Bean Technician assists the FSQR and productions teams by measuring product before and after purchase to obtain raw data. The results generated are provided to the FSQR team for analysis.  The results of the analysis are used by the purchasing and production teams to determine the most efficient use of the material.  The Cocoa Bean Technicianís primary activities are to manage and execute CCNAís cocoa bean product analysis, including physical and chemical testing, managing quality documentation within the lab, and working with the other departments within the business to provide support for quality and food safety issues.


Principal Accountabilities 

         70%  - Perform physical and chemical testing in support of production operations and purchasing

         10% - Maintain quality control documents for legal and historical purposes 

         10% - Perform analysis of testing and systems in support of production

         5% - Provide quality support and guidance to production operations and purchasing

         5% - Other assignments as required

Relocation assistance will not be provided.




         A Bachelorís degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related topic

         Familiarity with GMPís

         Familiarity with Microsoft Office

         Must be able to walk up and down stairs

         Must be able to lift 50 lbs

         Must be able to work overtime if needed

         Must be able to work off hours if needed

         Current valid driverís license

         Willing to work with different exposures, environmental conditions can contain air particulates (PM10)


         Familiarity with SAP and HACCP

         Previous food safety, quality, or production experience in food manufacturing

         Previous experience in chocolate manufacturing

 Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


 Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location

 US-PA-Mount Joy



Job Type



 Day Job



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