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Food Safety Quality Chemist - Saint Clair, MI 48079


Cargill



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 protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.


Job Purpose and Impact



As Food Safety Chemist, 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 approval checks.


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.


Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.


Other duties as assigned Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications



Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience Preferred Qualifications



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 decisions


Ability to anticipate, recognize, and seek process and laboratory problems, implement improvements based on the findings Position Information



Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.


The business will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.



Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

 

 

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