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Associate Food Scientist 2017-UNI04675Monticello, MN

 

 

 

 

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a 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 ofethics 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.

Description

 

Under limited supervision, this position will focus on the development of prototypes and new products and will require an innovative approach to product development. This position will support and assist the R&D Food Scientists and Culinary Professionals. This position will also be responsible for the creation of both bench top and scale-up production of samples for internal, customer, and consumer tests. Responsibilities include formulation, pilot plant testing, scale-up support, sensory/nutritional/label support and documentation of experiments. This position will support a wide range of project activities including new products, line extensions, and product improvements all pertaining to Cargill Value Added Protein and our customers.

 

The successful candidate will have a passion for product development. This position requires great interpersonal skills and self-initiative. The position will require occasional travel.

 

·        70% Product/Formula development (experimental design) of value added protein products

·        10% Coordinate and prepare product evaluation(s) for senior leaders

·        10% Develop and maintain the nutritional database for our existing and new products

·        5% Coordinate and support product sensory panels

·        5% Interact with our customers during tours, product evaluations, and meetings.

This position shall have the responsibility to report problems with the food safety management system to identified person(s). This position has the responsibility and authority to initiate and record actions.

 

Acquire and maintain knowledge of HACCP/OPRP/PRP (GMP) policies and requirements to complete all monitoring and/or verification tasks as outlined in the Food Safety Management System and ensure that corrections, if needed, are taken per the Food Safety Management System  


 

Qualifications

 

Required Qualifications:

·        Bachelor’s degree in food science or related field OR anticipate the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in food science or related field by December 2016

·        Successful completion of 2016 R&D Internship program

·        Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer

·        Must be open to relocation

·        Background in scientific procedures and project management skills

·        Basic data analysis and design of experiment knowledge

·        Good oral and written communication and presentation skills

·        Basic understanding of IP

 

Desired Qualifications:

·        2+ years in R&D, Operations, or Quality food industry experience

·        Sensory experience

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a 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 nearly 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 152,000 employees in 67 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.

 Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet. 

Job

 Research and Development

Primary Location

 US-MN-Monticello

Other Locations

 United States

 

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