Safety and Quality Chemist - Eddyville, IA
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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 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 Position Information
Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.
Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if
unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to
follow Cargillís safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask
mandates, and social distancing). 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
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet