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Food Safety Quality and Regulatory Chemist I - Kansas City, MO


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 industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

As Food Safety Quality & Regulatory Chemist I, 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.

Other duties as assigned

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

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position. Qualifications


Minimum Required

Bachelorís degree in a related field OR equivalent experience

Ability to work weekends and holidays as needed

Experience with laboratory instrumentation

Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment

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


Strong analytical skills to evaluate change factors and formulate independent decisions

Microsoft Office Suite experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


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