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Wastewater Process Specialist

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Job ID 63041 Date posted 06/10/2021 Location : Hammond, Indiana

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 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.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Wastewater Process Specialist is responsible for wastewater treatment plant operations and environmental compliance. In this roll you will apply analytical analysis and your mechanical aptitude to ensure wastewater is processed efficiently and effectively while ensuring compliance with environmental regulations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Runs wastewater treatment plant to ensure stable plant operations.
  • Handles daily testing and analysis.
  • Review and improve processes to manage administrative tasks.
  • Enters environmental data into pre-existing systems.
  • Promote Cargill's safety culture.
  • Handle complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

Position Information

This position is posted internally as well as externally.

Relocation will not be provided for this position.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent. 
  • Three to five years of experience in a wastewater treatment plant. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel mainly). 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Class IV Municipal or Class D Industrial Wastewater license.
  • Lean Six Sigma training.
  • Further education in biology or chemistry or related field.
  • Previous laboratory experience.
  • Knowledge of activated sludge systems and UASB reactor.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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