BS or BA degree preferred, with emphasis in food science or
Two years in a high-volume manufacturing facility with an
established HACCP program.
Knowledge of food safety requirements including but not
limited to FDA, Codex Alimentarius, Food
Chemicals Codex, accepted food safety certifications, and industry HACCP
Detail-oriented and motivated self-starter.
Knowledge of quality standards, product formulation and
Ability to work with minimum supervision and a high level of
accountability for their work.
Good communication and interpersonal skills with a minimal
English proficiency level of Intermediate High as defined in the ACTFL
Share information effectively in written and oral
presentations, to all levels of employees.
Computer knowledge in data analysis, charts, and
The ideal candidate sees continuous improvement as a way of
& Freedom to Act: Kemin believes in allowing its
employees the freedom to make decisions and action them in accordance with
their ability and level of reporting.
Working Conditions: The Food Safety
Team Leader is based at the Kemin AgriFoods North America facility in Des Moines, Iowa.
The position typically is 40 hours a week but requires flexibility.