Food Safety Quality Technician - Wahpeton, ND 58075
Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future
and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees
who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the
world. This position is in Cargillís food ingredients and
bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste,
nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers,
retailers and foodservice companies.
JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
The Food Safety Quality Technician will complete routine analytical and
laboratory testing in support of the food safety quality and operational
teams. We are looking for a hardworking person who will perform routine
analysis of product testing, being responsible for checking and monitoring
instrumentation performance and conducting tests for which we are going to
provide intermediate supervision. In this role, you will document results
into databases and/or communication test results.
Conduct routine quantitative and qualitative inspections and laboratory tests
on raw materials, in-process and final products independently, supporting
more complex trials and experiments under intermediate supervision.
Ensure compliance programs for all individual testing, which includes
monitoring adherence to regulations and other procedural food safety
Interpret and document results of tests into active databases and communicate
results to internal customers as required.
Run calibration checks, preventive maintenance tasks, and simple repair to
analytical instrumentation, maintaining customer specifications books
Help develop food/feed safety, quality and regulatory culture collaborating
cross-functionally to build, maintain and improve an effective food safety,
quality and regulatory culture.
Handle moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer
support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex
issues to appropriate staff.
Other duties as assigned
Relocation will not be provided for this position.
High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent.
Two or more years of related work experience.
Experience with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Outlook.
Able and willing to navigate walk, sit, or stand for extended periods.
Able and willing to navigate safely in an industrial environment (e.g.,
ladders, stairs, stationary and moving industrial equipment).
Able and willing to lift up to 50lbs.
Able and willing to work a rotating schedule, including weekends and
Associate degree in a science field.
Understanding of basic sciences and analytical techniques.
Experience reading and interpreting documents (safety rules, operating and
maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals).
Experience writing routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment.
Ability to manage multiple priorities.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written.
Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of food safety,
safety, quality, productivity, cost, and employee relations.