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Food Safety & Quality Technician - 3rd shift

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Job ID 293127 Date posted 07/08/2024 Location : Emporia, Kansas Category  FOOD SAFETY QUALITY & REGULATORY Job Status  Hourly Full Time

Cargill’s size and scale allows us to make a positive impact in the world. Our purpose is to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way.
Cargill is a family company providing food, ingredients, agricultural solutions and industrial products that are vital for living. We connect farmers with markets so they can prosper. We connect customers with ingredients so they can make meals people love. And we connect families with daily essentials — from eggs to edible oils, salt to skincare, feed to alternative fuel. Our 160,000 colleagues, operating in 70 countries, make essential products that touch billions of lives each day. Join us and reach your higher purpose at Cargill. 
This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve animal lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Food Safety and Quality Technician, will be accountable for food safety and quality inspection process within a specified range. In this role, you will conduct tests and inspections following internal and external procedures in environment health and safety and food safety.

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct routine inspections following the compliance program.
  • Identify and analyze deviations to avoid environmental impact and potential risk to the businesses, report the serious one to higher level staff for guidance.
  • Follow company environment and health and safety policies and procedures, identify instances of risky behaviors in the workplace and take appropriate action and escalate serious issues as appropriate.
  • Attend audits, prepare required documents and ensure all documentation is completed, current and verified to support production management decisions.
  • Handle basic clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on 3rd shift, including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to read and interpret documents (safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Strong computer program professional knowledge: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
  • Experienced in manufacturing as Line Inspectors or equivalent experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of sanitation and manufacturing practices in the assessment of plant hygiene program.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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