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Supplier Quality Management and Audit Specialist - Remote


Wayzata, MN



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Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Supplier Quality Management and Audit Specialist- Remote will provide specialized knowledge of specific segments of quality systems or plant processes such as food safety and quality auditing, instrumentation, specific product line knowledge, computer systems, management or oversight of suppliers and other needed focus areas. In this role, you will be involved in preparation and participation of customer audits and you will work together with internal and external teams to address customer requirements and concerns as well as collaborate on audits. Key Accountabilities

Audit production processes, raw materials or suppliers and vendors to ensure that established quality standards are met.

Work closely with cross functional teams, including product management and production, to identify and mitigate quality risks.

Conduct root cause analysis for defects, nonconformities or other quality failures.

Ensure compliance with formal external and internal quality standards.

Provide management of specific segments of quality management systems and provide continuous improvement support for operations or other functional areas where needed.

Investigate and responds to customer complaints and provide guidance.

Lead the nonconforming materials program for the plant and other plant specific activities.

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

Other duties as assigned Position Information:

This position is fully remote. Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Strong analytical skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Excellent communication skills

Proven experience in prioritizing work and meeting deadlines

Flexibility: able to cope with fast changes within a growing company

Minimum of two years of related work experience Preferred Qualifications

Experience in conducting food safety audits

Certified auditor training


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).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


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