Food Scientist-WIC03324 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 150,000 employees in 70 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 www.cargill.com.
At Cargill Beef, we
know that our customers donít just sell products; they sell the reputations
behind those products. Our customers provide people with something that
they crave and love and itís a product that we love, too. And we understand
how deeply the quality of our red meat connects to our customersí
reputations. After all, itís our reputation, too. We have been innovating
for the last 150 years to bring our partners new solutions that help
nourish the world. We continue to aggressively pursue improvements and
produce real results that impact not only our operations but our industry,
employees and the world around us. By continuously improving our products,
processes and services we are ensuring a better, more sustainable future
for our employees, for our customers, for our communities and for our
Conducts research aligned with business needs for carcass utilization,
price realization, quality issues, and exploration of novel concepts
influential to the goals of the business. Research can include all segments
of the supply chain from live animal management to value added fabrication
strategies. The purpose of this position is to provide technical expertise,
project leadership, and development of novel concepts to optimize value of
carcasses harvested by all Cargill facilities. The successful candidate
will contribute to the development of a synergistic strategy between
procurement, operations, sales and further processors to maximize carcass
30% - Deliver high performance innovation supporting procurement, plant
operations, and development of new products.
30% - Provide technical leadership in process development, total quality
management, and operational excellence.
25% - Explore novel concepts to optimize use of raw materials and alternertive strategies to improve quality.
10% - Build collaboration between members of the beef business unit, CAP
platform, and Cargill Corporate team.
5% - Build, maintain, and defend IP portfolio.
Bachelorís Degree in food/meat science, food
safety, or food processing
A minimum of 2 years experience
in beef plant operations, total quality management of beef production
systems, exploration of novel applications to food processing, and/or
research. Previous experience in food safety, new product development,
and/or management is highly preferred.
A strong background in scientific procedure and
project management skills is required. The successful candidate must be a
highly motivated self-starter. Experimental design, statistical analysis,
technical writing, and effective communication skills are required.
This position requires a high level of proficiency
using Microsoft Office. Previous experience with statistical software is
Travel Ė 30-50%
Masters or PhD.
This position is posted internally
as well as externally Equal Opportunity
Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Research and Development