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Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Chemist (Sign on bonus)

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Job ID 293744 Date posted 06/18/2024 Location : Wahpeton, North Dakota Category  FOOD SAFETY QUALITY & REGULATORY Job Status  Salaried 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 food and bioindustrial business, where manufacturers, retailers, and foodservice companies rely on us to consistently deliver the products and services they need, and use our technical expertise and market knowledge to develop innovative products. 

Job Purpose and Impact

The , will provide expertise with all daily operations in quality control laboratories. In this role, you will support the buildup and maintenance of the rapid technology platform by providing reliable accurate analytical figures as well as perform validation and troubleshooting of new analytical methods to ensure they meet the requirements and deadlines.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide analytical support to Rapid Technology Application platform by releasing precise and accurate results and ensure scope of testing parameter.
  • Provide ongoing technical support to stakeholders, investigate quality problems and deliver improvement actions with follow up.
  • Perform method validation and verification to roll out new testing method in the lab.
  • Document standard operating procedures, identify possible trends in testing results with data analysis software and provide input to team members to improve quality control system.
  • Organize and maintain accurate and pertinent data, including spreadsheets, graphs and reports.
  • Maintain systems and techniques for reporting data across functional areas.
  • Organize and participate ring tests with the goal to check and control methods and equipment.
  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (in the sciences with the exception of social sciences) OR equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail. 
  • Ability and willingness to adapt and learn in a changing work environment. 
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts, including weekends and holidays. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with chemical analysis (preferable)- starch, sweeteners, etc.
  • Proven ability to anticipate, recognize and solve process and laboratory problems, implement improvements based on the findings. 
  • Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of food, safety, quality, productivity and cost. 

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Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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