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Rapid Technology Application Professional

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Job ID BER00774 Date posted 01/06/2021 Location : Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
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 food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies. 
We are looking for a Rapid Technology Application Professional to contribute to work activities in all businesses in the region. You will coordinate and support the deployment of the different rapid technologies and lab equipment at specific locations within Cargill’s platform Food Ingredients & Bio-Industrial in the region. The main focus within rapid technology at the moment is on near infrared technology for offline (benchtop) as well as online applications. Other future technologies in the pipeline (rapid technologies and lab equipments) will be part of our technology based portfolio as well. You will be responsible for coordination of the implementation of rapid and lab technology equipment at designated locations and will assure support and maintenance.

  • Execute and implement projects at selected locations, including setting up project plans, assessment of local analysis and sampling, defining standard analysis and analyzing programs for the related parameters.
  • Support the implementation and installation of equipment, sampling, calibrations and testing, and follow up of the project until the stable working situation is achieved.
  • Maintain existing implementations and ensure governance.
  • Support in troubleshooting and sharing feedback and actively support to improve the existing platform.
  • Compile and report performance results of the deployed systems to various customers and partners in the business.
  • Actively support the creation of guidelines, procedures and instructions, governance and develop training documents, coordinate and conduct trainings for employees and/or key users at the locations.
  • Keep all best practices up-to-date and inform the locations of the needed changes and provide detailed descriptions of implementation flows at the plants.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in English, other European languages will be an asset.
  • Statistical process management knowledge.
  • Proven practical knowledge of manufacturing processes and operations.
  • Knowledge and experience in continuous improvement.
  • Experience with IT-related issues for problem solving.
  • Experience with GLP.
  • Experience in production or processing environment.
  • Work experience in a laboratory environment in the food industry
  • Proven project management skills with the ability to apply a structured and disciplined approach to planning, coordinating and completing projects successfully.
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Confident and professional communication and presentation manner with an ability to get along with customers and partners on all levels within the organization.
  • Experience with LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System), such as Unilab, Interspec, Report Manager.
  • Software knowledge to build NIR calibration lines or applied multivariate analysis techniques in other fields.
  • Developed knowledge and exposure to calibration and implementation of NIR.
  • Minimum of one year of hands-on experience with Near-Infrared (NIR) technology
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world. 

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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