Food Safety Chemist - Wichita, KS 67202
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 agricultural supply chain
business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and
Job Purpose and Impact
As Associate 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
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
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
Two years of experience in a laboratory environment.
Able and willing to do first and second shift, including weekends and holidays
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 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.
825 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS