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Food Safety Quality Regulatory Product Line Mill Feed Chemist - Wahpeton, ND


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 Process Chemist will ensure that products meet or exceed customer requirements for quality and food safety, as well as, develop an in-depth understanding of specific systems. The success of the Process Chemist position is measured in local impact to customer happiness, minimization or process variation, process recovery realization, waste reduction, cost minimization, and ability to act as a specialist backup. Key Accountabilities

Handle customer audits, initiatives and follow-ups

Approve final production and assurance of compliance to customer specifications.

Maintain, coordinate and train, chemists, technicians and personnel from other functional areas.
Provide process improvement support, specialized testing, training, audit systems, analyze data, identify trends, troubleshoot, corrective action, and communication regarding processing data, final product and wastewater.

Assess quality parameters and systems including cross-checks, raw materials, calibration, maintenance, procedures, food safety, training, auditing and oversight of analytical testing performed in control rooms.

Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

Other duties as assigned Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelorís degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Minimum of two years of related work experience

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Ability to travel as needed.

Demonstrated strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Strong attention to detail.

Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment.

Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of food safety, safety, quality, productivity, and cost. Preferred Qualifications

Process Chemist experience

Ability to work independently handle multiple priorities with large projects.

Proven ability to anticipate, recognize, solve process and laboratory problems, and implement improvements based on the findings.

Cargill food safety quality and regulatory experience

Knowledge of FSQR systems and computer software. Position Information

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

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet


18049 County Road 8, Wahpeton, ND 58075



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