Safety Quality and Regulatory Associate - Eddyville, IA
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
Job Purpose and Impact
As Food Safety and Quality Associate, you will ensure products meet or exceed
customer requirements for quality and food safety. Assurance of product
quality will require from you to monitor quality assurance systems including
instrumentation calibration, maintenance, cross-checks, methods, procedures,
raw materials, food safety, and training. Additionally, you will understand
our plant processes and provide technical advice to support our production
operations. We are measuring impact to customer happiness, minimization of
process variation, process recoveries, waste reduction, and cost
minimization. Key Accountabilities
Assure product meets compliance specifications and overall final product
Data analysis, trend identification, troubleshooting, corrective action, and
communication with regard to processing data.
Daily assessment of process quality parameters and food safety and quality
systems including cross-checks, raw materials, calibration, maintenance,
procedures, food safety, training, auditing & oversight of analytical
testing performed in control rooms.
Training of new food safety and quality chemists, analysts, operators,
technicians and personnel from other functional areas.
Use safe laboratory practices to protect self and others, checking proper
functioning of stations, routinely attending safety meetings, and performing
preventive maintenance and calibration of complex standard equipment and
Organize and maintain accurate and pertinent data (e.g., spreadsheets,
graphs, and reports).
Organize and participate ring tests with the goal to check and control
methods and equipment.
Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating
more complex issues to appropriate staff.
Other duties as assigned Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience Preferred
Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment
Experience with email, spreadsheet and word processing applications
Strong analytical skills to evaluate change factors and formulate independent
Ability to anticipate, recognize, and seek process and laboratory problems,
implement improvements based on the findings
Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written
Microsoft Office Suite experience
Able to work independently, possess positive working attitude with high
initiative level, and communicate effectively
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet