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Production Quality Specialist

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Job ID 222611 Date posted 07/25/2022 Location : Barber, North Carolina | Cleveland, North Carolina

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.



Cargill Animal Nutrition is a global business that serves large-scale feed mill operators and retailers, as well as individual farmers. Our business has provided better nutrition for better lives for more than 120 years. By leading, innovating, and transforming the animal nutrition & health industry, we ensure that the customers we serve, the animals we feed, and the consumers who rely on that protein, thrive. Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. We depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you to operate our business successfully!

Job Type: Full Time 
Shift(s) Available: 1st
Compensation: $18.00+ depending on experience
Sign-On Bonus: $1000.00

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Inspecting and processing product samples in lab environment to ensure quality assurance
  • Assist with clerical duties such as reconciling invoices, preparing, collecting and processing paperwork, place and track orders, etc.
  • Collecting and processing samples; utilizing computer systems to input and record data as necessary
  • Handling products which may include loading/unloading, stacking, weighing, packing, inspecting, tagging, etc.
  • Interacting regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote a teamwork focused environment
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications: 

  • Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 25lbs, kneeling, climbing, and twisting, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Basic computer skills with an emphasize in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work overtime including holidays, nights, weekends, or different shifts with advance notice


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience analyzing samples in a production lab setting
  • Experience working in a production and/or similar military environment


Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.


Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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