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
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 www.cargill.com.
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
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.
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
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
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