Raw Material Food Safety and Quality Specialist (Job ID:REG02640)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Wayzata
Education   State Minnesota
  Zip Code 55391

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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.


The Raw Material Food Safety and Quality Specialist will support team members in their region with food safety and quality issues. We seek a professional to work across Cargill enterprises ensuring safety and quality of raw materials such as grains, vegetable oils, beans and feed materials. The Raw Material Food Safety and Quality Specialist will collaborate with customers, regulators, suppliers and other key internal and external partners to resolve issues. In this role, you will step in during incident management practices, assist facilities in the maintenance and execution of the Food Safety Management System, document management, complaint management and trending, and all compliance requirements.


Develop and lead the implementation of key quality management system programs such as grain grading quality and survey data collaboration.

Contribute to internal food safety risk assessments and helping facilities with control programs.

Help track business metrics and develop a process to improve understanding of the health of the food safety and quality systems at each facility.

Participate in cost of non-conformance initiatives across multiple businesses and teams.

Assist facilities with corrective actions related to audit findings, also participation in facility and terminal export audits for GMP and FSQR compliance.

Collaborate with plant managers and other facility leaders within a region to build and foster an effective food safety, quality and regulatory culture. Drive focus on corrective a preventative action implementation.

Participate on the search and selection of qualified candidates.

Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

Other duties as assigned


Bachelor?s degree in science, chemistry, microbiology, OR other applicable field OR equivalent experience

Minimum of four years of related work experience

Project management skills

Experience managing multiple priorities

Leadership, motivational, and interpersonal effectiveness skills


Six or more years working experience

Experience with food, feed or grain manufacturing environments

Ability to communicate analytical data and technical knowledge

Laboratory knowledge, including Good Laboratory Practice and instrumentation

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (?Cargill?) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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