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Food Safety and Quality Technician - 2nd shift

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Job ID 152782 Date posted 11/19/2021 Location : Saint Marys, Ohio

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 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

As a Food Safety and Quality Technician at Cargill you will complete routine analytical and laboratory testing in support of the food safety quality and operational teams. We are looking for a hardworking person who will perform routine analysis of product testing, be responsible for checking and monitoring instrumentation performance and conducting tests for which we are going to provide intermediate supervision. In this role, you will document results into databases and/or communicate test results.

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform routine analysis on final, and in process, products. Guarantees finished products meet required specifications prior to releasing shipments.
  • Enters data into databases and communicates results verbally or in writing as required. Resolves problems by examining and evaluating data; selects corrective steps.
  • Assists with the evaluation and interpretation of highly complex data, identifies problems with atypical test results consulting with upper level personnel
  • Supports trials and experiments under the direction of more senior team members.
  • Performs food safety/quality leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to facility employees.
  • Handle complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Information

Relocation will not be provided for this position.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent
  • Possesses proven working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree 

  • Minimum of three years of experience within a laboratory or food manufacturing environment

  • Auditing experience

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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