Cargill Protein is the umbrella organization of Cargill's North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets. These businesses employ more than 28,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.
Cargill Kitchen Solutions
Cargill Kitchen Solutions is a leading marketer of high value, further-processed egg products. With five processing facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan and Ontario, Cargill Kitchen Solutions' customers include premier quick-service restaurant chains as well as food manufacturers. We are dedicated to providing our customers with innovative and distinctive solutions, including refrigerated and frozen liquid eggs, egg patties, omelets, French Toast, and diced and hard cook eggs.
Cleaning includes dishes, lab equipment and lab.
Micro media preparation including inoculation of media with control organisms.
Make appropriate dilutions following procedure manual to assure accuracy.
Complete all aspects of Lab Quality Assurance.
Record sample (log in) and determine tests required.
Knowledge of conversion units of measurement.
Responsible for all PM including calibrations, determining if equipment is working within proper parameters and taking proper corrective action for failures.
Record keeping and organization.
Check in and audit supplies.
Identify significant changes and trends in data.
Train techs on tests within skill level.
Perform environmental microbiological testing of lab area.
Perform microbiological testing according to standard methods or as directed (i.e. follow procedures manual) including required controls and readout for final analysis and reporting.
Some data entry as directed by supervisor.
Has the authority and responsibility to report problems with the food safety management system to identified person(s) and shall have the responsibility to initiate and record actions.
Ability to perform analyses to standards equivalent to those described in ISO 17025 and to understand requirements of the Good Laboratory Practices
Manual (GLP) and be able to take action if necessary.
Understand the requirements of the PEPRL program and be able to take actions if necessary.
Once training is complete, will be allowed to conduct training for others in the lab.
All job duties may be revised by the supervisor when necessary to accommodate business needs. The descriptions are general guidelines of expectations but may not include all responsibilities of the position.
Hours: 6:00AM 2:00PM
Monday-Friday or Wednesday-Sunday, weekends and Holidays
Must have High School Diploma or GED
Basic math ability (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division)
Must be able to read, write, and speak English
Basic computer skills
Knowledge of conversation units of measurement
Availability to work outside of normal shift up to including weekend and off shift hours as needed.
Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
Must be 18 years or older
Willing to work in hot and cold environment
1 year experience in a technical field or appropriate level of understanding to be determined by the supervisor.
Knowledge of aseptic technique and able to demonstrate.
Good record keeping and organization skills
Proficiency in department duties and ability to train others duties
Ability to determine corrective actions to assure compliance
Ability to communicate with Supervisors and team members concerning safety, quality and assigned daily tasks
Ability to work cooperatively with Maintenance and all other production teams in scheduling, problem solving, communication of daily operations and business activities
Ability to carry out assigned projects with little to no supervision
Ability to utilize knowledge of solids, temperature, PRP's, safety and microbiological sample-s to aid production in problem solving and implementation of corrective action