Cargill - Fort Collins, CO
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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
Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 140,000
people in 65 countries with annual revenues in excess of $133.9 billion.
Through innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire
peopleís lives worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career.
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Cargill Canola Oils develops, produces and markets
high-performance canola oils. Our business is backed by an intellectual
property position in the genetic engineering of canola, and by a leading team
of molecular biologists specializing in oil modification. We develop
proprietary planting seeds, contract with growers in Canada and crush and
refine canola into premium oils sold to food processors and the food service
industry, as well as to other organizations for inedible uses. Limited
amounts of high oleic sunflower oil are also produced by our Specialty Canola
A position is open for a talented individual with qualified professional
experience in chemistry or/and food science to join our Product Development
Group. As a member of the team, you will provide support to, and be part of,
the Specialty Canola Oil research and development team tasked with developing
healthy oils solutions at Cargillís Fort Collins research location.
Hard-working individuals with a passion for learning and desire to improve
consumer wellness are encouraged to apply. The chosen candidate will have a
working knowledge of food science techniques to support product development
as well as execute sensory tests.
Support sensory tests per study plan and instruction
Clean and maintain sensory laboratory, product development lab and storeroom
facilities up to food safety standards
Prepare and serve samples for testing.
Maintain sensory documentation
Blend edible fats and oils for application experiments
Conduct routine instrumental analysis following standard and official methods
Document routine laboratory tests on food products, and oils
Assist scientists with other delegated tasks.
Relocation will not be provided for this position.
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Food Science or related field
Able to conduct sensory analysis and other routine tasks independently
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to lift 50 lb routinely
MS in Food Science
Minor in Statistics
Sensory experience in food research and development
Experience with SIMS2000 software
Food safety, and/or food operations experience
Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.
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