Research Scientist Research Engineer (Job ID:HAM01189)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Hammond
Education   State Indiana
  Zip Code 46320

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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 Research Scientist/ Research Engineer handles product development duties for an organization. This position will provide technical support to create and scale up innovative products for Cargill?s customers in food applications. You will support senior staff and leaders for ideation and identify and implement technical solutions against business objectives. You will stay current with process technologies and innovations that will bring advancements in our product lines.


Works with other RandD Scientists and technical service reps to identify customer needs and translate these into new product development opportunities.

Develops, implements, and tests processes needed to build products efficiently and cost-effectively.

Tracks product and process issues and reports data to product development teams and prepares scientific reports or datasheets detailing the products properties and their applications.

Manages the design of processes and products and recommends production methods.

Conducts and organizes project plans, resources, and take part in project execution.

Ensures projects are achievable and align with procedural standards.

Provides training, coaching, and mentoring to new team members.

Independently solves 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 (Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field) or equivalent experience

Demonstrated working knowledge in the application of food safety, food product manufacturing concepts, practices and standards

Minimum of two years of related work experience in a pilot or food plant environment with processing equipment

Intermediate computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Flexibility to work off hours occasionally in another shift

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of material


Master's degree (in a related field)

Results oriented with emotional intelligence, energetic, good influencing skills

Interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to work efficiently and effectively as an individual and in a team environment

Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of food safety, safety, quality, productivity, and cost

Ability to handle multiple priorities with large projects extending over a period of time

Experience conducting work in a manufacturing environment

Comfortable working with mechanical equipment

This position is posted internally as well as externally.

The business will not sponsor applicants for work visas or relocation for this position.

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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