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Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Lead

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Job ID 226142 Date posted 08/18/2022 Location : Emporia, Kansas

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.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Food Safety Quality and Regulatory Lead, will ensure internal collaboration and connectivity for all policies, standards and trainings. In this role, you will partner with contacts to assist with compliance and customer specification issues. You will also work closely with the location to coordinate and plan programs that fall under food safety, quality and regulatory areas.

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform inspection of finished or in process goods, analyze data and identify trends in defects or errors.
  • Conduct root cause analysis for defects, nonconformities or other quality failures.
  • Coordinate department functions that include continuous improvement processes, compliance to audits and assisting with customer specifications and quality issues.
  • Ensure environmental health and safety training and new procedure implementation are executed and completed timely and accurately.
  • Assist with related training development and scheduling.
  • Provide training, coaching and mentoring to team members.
  • Plan, coordinate and direct all regulatory compliance, laboratory, food and feed safety and quality programs within the location to ensure compliance with customer, supplier and government requirements and expectations.
  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Moderate computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, and database navigation)
  • SAP experience
  • Validated change management in an industrial setting
  • Experience in leading cross functional teams
  • HACCP certification 
  • Manufacturing experience

Position Information

This position is located in Emporia, KS

Sign on Bonus is being offered 


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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