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Associate Scientist-WAY04560 - MN-Wayzata

Cargill is a unique place to thrive. Everyone has a role to play, everyone matters! Cargill aspires to have a diverse employee population at all levels of the organization, reflecting the markets where we live and work. We create an inclusive environment where all employees can contribute to reach their full potential and where diversity is leveraged as a competitive advantage. Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values. Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 142,000 people in 67 countries. Discover how we provide an engaging environment that meets the needs and desired experiences of all employees at


Cargill helps customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to applying its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges wherever it does business. Cargill is building up further expertise in the research areas of food material science to understand and tailor structure-function relationship in food products.

The job is focused on strengthening our expertise in food system models to provide understanding of food structure as part of our program in Global Food Research. This position will provide technical support in developing food system models for medium and long-term research and business unit (BU) projects. It is expected that this person will be working with senior level scientists and project managers in Cargill.

Principal Accountabilities:

70% Execution of Scientific Expertise; including, but not limited to performing experiments, evaluating data, interpretation of data, writing reports and interfacing with internal and external clients/customers.

20% Administrative duties; including but not limited to, safety duties, instrument maintenance, report writing, instrument sourcing, career development, and evaluation of performance over the prior fiscal year.

10% Will be accountable for project timeline and good laboratory practices for experimental planning.

The successful candidate will gain experience in the modeling of food systems.

A strong candidate has already been identified for this position.



         BA/BS degree in scientific field such as chemical engineering, biochemistry, or food science

         Demonstrated experience in analytical and basic laboratory skills applied to food systems

         Ability to design and execute experiments with little or no direction

         Must be able to travel 10% upon project related needs or improvement of technical/business knowledge


         Experience in the use and maintenance of sophisticated analytical instruments

         Familiarity with basic food safety principles

         Experience with electrophoresis techniques

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.


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