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Food Safety And Quality Chemist 2018
Food Safety and Quality Chemist 2018 Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Early Careers at Cargill: From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce.You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them
Food Safety and Quality Chemist Associate Position: To provide analytical support to process, and ensure conformance to customer requirements for quality and food safety.
Final product approval; assurance of compliance to customer specifications.
Daily assessment of process quality parameters and food safety and quality systems, including raw materials, calibration, maintenance, procedures, food safety, training, auditing, and oversight of analytical testing performed in operations control rooms.
Data analysis, trend identification, troubleshooting, corrective action and communication with regard to processing data, final product and wastewater.
Operate and maintain lab, control room and in-process instrumentation.
Dispose of hazardous wastes (biological and chemical).
Training of new chemists, analysts, operators, technicians and personnel from other functional areas.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned (ie. Process improvement projects, development and modification of QA procedures and documents, recruiting and interviewing of new employees and assisting other locations with process start-ups and projects.
Communication Methods to Accomplish Key Areas:
Ability to prioritize and manage a large workload with multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail.
Ability to translate and communicate analytical data to technical and non-technical people.
Ability to obtain samples from the process area and run analytical or microbiological tests.
Use, calibrate and repair analytical instruments used to perform analyses.
Use of SPC tools in problem solving and decision-making.
Ability to relate technical knowledge to solve testing and process problems.
Demonstrated ability of leadership, communication, motivation, interpersonal effectiveness, teamwork and successful completion of work.
Cargill QA labs are located in an industrial/processing plant environment. Our plants focus on employee engagement and innovation.
This job involves physical activity which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis – involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing over 50 pounds and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (i.e.- heat, cold, grain dust, etc.).
Associate Program Benefits:
Cargill offers relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
Associates are eligible for comprehensive health care plans and incentives.
Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.
Associates are offered competitive retirement plans and registration assistance.
As employees, associates receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.
- Various U.S. locations
Pursuing or have earned a Bachelor's degree in a 4 year technical science program (i.e. Chemistry, Food Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biology or related technical science degree) or a Master's in technical science degree
Degree completed by Summer 2018
Ability to work in a 12 rotating shift schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays
Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer
Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with or without reasonable accommodations
Must be willing to relocate
- Overall 3.0 GPA preferred Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety
Primary Location US-IA-Eddyville
Other Locations US-IA-Cedar Rapids, US-ND-Wahpeton, US-IN-Hammond, US-IA-Fort Dodge, US-OH-Dayton, US-NE-Blair
Req ID: UNI05250
Sr. Chemist Or Chemist
Position Purpose or Objective
The Sr. Chemist or Chemist – QC is responsible for testing of raw materials, packaging materials, in-process samples, finished products and stability samples. Candidate must have experience with the instruments like HPLC, GC, Dissolution, IR, Disintegration, AAS etc. Experience with the Empower software 3 is must.
Major Areas of Responsibility
· Testing in process, raw materials, packaging materials, finish products and stability samples for commercial products
· Analysis of developmental samples and stability samples in support of ANDA Submissions
· Conduct method validations/verifications/Method transfers all under GMP protocol
· Participate in feasibility and experimental method development to optimize the analytical methods
· Create certificate of analysis for all the type of materials and products
· Experience in participate in Lab deviations, investigation and Audits if necessary
· Prepare test methods, specifications, protocols and reports
· Knowledge and understanding of cGMPs, Good Laboratory Practices and Good Documentation Practices.
· Demonstrate professionalism to coworkers, customers and an understanding of quality in a regulatory industry
- Technical expert and experience with the instruments HPLC, GC, AAS, Dissolution, IR, DT, UV etc is must.
- Must be able to able to work independently, organized, effectively prioritize projects and work in team environment
- Experience with the control substances testing and handling
- Proficient with Microsoft word and Excel
- Experience with laboratory note book documentation is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work with minimal supervision
- Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with key decision makers
- Strong analytical skills and ability to understand business and financial implications of contracts
Education and Experience
· Minimum BA or BS required
- Minimum 3-7 years in analytical development or Quality control of Pharmaceutical Generic Products preferred
· This position requires the employee to routinely use a computer and telephone.
- Ability and willingness to work additional hours as required by business needs
· General office environment
Ingenus Pharmaceuticals LLC. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.
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As a Chemist Level I, the primary responsibility for the incumbent includes, but not limited to, by delegation from the Group Leader, to provide, in a safe, legal, and ethical manner, the technical skills and routine problem solving abilities needed to support the analytical and testing services of the Laboratory. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES o Apply the specific methodology of analytical chemistry, bio-analysis and food sciences where required to routine analytical testing and solving problems associated with the analyses performed. o Perform service according to GMP standards and the internal QSM, SOPs and SAMs, and to apply adequate quality control measure to ensure that data generated meet the method requirements and industrial standards. o Keep up with current analytical literature and techniques related to the field of our service, and be aware of current developments in the nutrition supplement and food industries. o Deduce analytical data and perform statistical analyses of analytical data as needed. o Participate in developing and validating new methods and/or verify an existing method for appropriate use under the guidance of Sr. Chemists, Group Supervisor or Laboratory Director. o Mentor technicians on analytical techniques, equipment calibration and maintenance as designated and appropriated by the Group Supervisor. o Understand the properties of chemical substances, especially in regard to the hazards thereof, and to follow safety related practices to achieve safety compliance. o Advise and support with integrity the clients in those issues related to the tests performed. o Adhere to professionalism and to the principles of the scientific method, basing decisions on education, experience, observation, and deduction. o Maintains documentation, equipment, and work areas in a neat, orderly and safe condition. o To carry out the above responsibilities, and all others which may be assigned, in a manner demonstrating support for and adherence to the Company’s Safety Policy and Procedures, Quality Policy and Procedures, Ethics Policy, Environmental Management System, Vision and Strategy, and to exercise good judgment, common sense, and diplomacy in so doing. REPORTING STRUCTURE This position reports to the respective laboratory supervisor. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor Degree in any of following fields including Analytical Chemistry, Analytical Biochemistry, Food Chemistry or related fields with two years of laboratory experiences. In lieu of two laboratory experience, individual with a Master degree in these fields may also fill this position.
Ability to solve analytical questions related to analytical chemistry analysis/testing and carry out independent testing using standard methods with minimal supervision.
Experience with method development and validation according to written procedure and protocol.
Attention to detail and ability to learn in a fast-paced laboratory
Strong client oriented mind set, an urgency of seeking issue resolution, and must be task accountable individually and as well as part of the team.
Possess a strong skill in oral and written business communication and other interpersonal skills. Intertek offers a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market. We promote a culture where motivated customer-oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment and reach their highest potential. Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance plans; 401(k) Plan with company match; Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, holiday); Flexible Spending Account (FSA); Employee Assistance Program (EAP); Tuition Reimbursement; and more. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Auto req ID: 12961BR
Country: United States
State or Province: Illinois
LOCATION: Bridgewater, NJ
REPORTS TO: Senior Associate, Systems Design & Measurement Ingredion is hiring a Senior Chemist in the Systems Design & Measurement team to perform method development, data analysis and reporting in support of Clean Label development programs. The Senior Chemist will focus on understanding compositions of fruits and vegetables.
As a Senior Chemist, your responsibilities will include:
Developing and validating new analytical methods including anion exchange chromatography, size exclusion chromatography, liquid chromatography, MALDI-TOF mass spectroscopy, rheology, and other techniques for plant-based materials
Independently setting up, operating, and maintaining lab equipment according to standard safety procedures with minimal supervision
Analyzing material composition and characterization data and documenting daily laboratory activities in lab notebooks
Interfacing and maintaining relationships with internal and external research partners
Proactively seeking to progress new product innovations and making suggestions based on collected insights
Prioritizing efforts to deliver on most important and commercially significant Applied Research and New Product Development projects The Senior Chemist position is well-suited for you if you:
Have experience in analytical method development and technical transfer
Are interested in applied food research and development
Are intellectually curious and willing to continuously learn
Are flexible and able to rapidly adapt to dynamic work environment
Are detail-oriented and able to organize large amounts of data
Enjoy working in diverse teams, tight timelines, and multiple projects
Qualified candidates will have:
BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Food Science, or other related field with 1-3 years in an analytical lab setting or MS with relevant analytical research experience
Hands-on experience in chromatography and mass spectroscopy instrumentations
Optional hands-on experience in rheology
Proficiency in MS Office Suite and statistical analysis packages (Origin, Minitab, Igor, etc.)
Strong chemistry and mathematical skills and familiarity with analytical quantitative calculations
Excellent communication skills both written and oral
Expected travel up to approximately 40% to external research lab and other Ingredion facilities Relocation Available?
Relocation within Region considered
Job Grade: F Despite its global scope and the advancement opportunities that come with it, Ingredion has the intimacy of a mid-size company, one where different perspectives are sought and where relationships matter. A career at Ingredion combines the benefits and professional opportunities afforded a $7 billion leader in our industry with the dynamic environment and team-driven culture you’d expect in a much smaller company. We believe in the power of our people to work together to seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and exceed expectations. Each day, individuals make a meaningful difference in the quality of our products and the success of our technology and operations and, in turn, the quality of life for consumers. #LI-JG1
Job FamilyInnovation (IN)
NEW AGE Laboratories (NAL) is a multi-faceted analytical laboratory located in South Haven, MI that has been performing chemical analysis of water, soil, and gas samples for the past twenty years. Our mobile laboratories travel the country, enabling our Chemists to perform on-site sample analysis and give immediate results to our customers. NAL’s wide range of analyses is done utilizing instrumentation, such as:
Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS)
Gas Chromatograph/Electron Capture Detector (GC/ECD)
Gas Chromatograph/Flame Ionization Detector (GC/FID)
Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-OES)
Seeking Chemists who are familiar with Good Laboratory Practices and who are acquainted with various analytical instruments, such as those listed above. Those interested should meet the following criteria:
- College degree or equivalent (BS Preferred) in chemistry field
- Obtain a Class C Chauffeur License
- Pass DOT Operators Physical
- Proficient in pipette usage, sample handling, and processing a variety of sample types
- Familiarity with laboratory, safety, and sample handling procedures
- Proficient with Excel applications and LIMS Applications preferred
- Strong communication skills, time management skills, team orientation, and work ethic
- Must be detail oriented and accurate
- Perform duties in a safe manner. Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
- Perform duties according to standard operating procedures (SOPs), ensure that required data is properly documented in a timely fashion according to the current SOPs
- Duties include sample handling, transfer of samples to a chain of custody, measuring and preparing of reagents, data entry and sample storage.
- Report deviations from SOPs, or unexpected results in a timely fashion
- Routinely monitor laboratory procedures to ensure that all activities are performed according to the current versions of the SOPs
- Ensure proper operation of laboratory equipment by calibrating, completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, and maintaining equipment inventories
- Maintain laboratory supply inventory by monitoring stock to determine inventory levels, anticipating needed supplies, and notifying appropriate personnel
- Contribute to the continuous improvement process
Working Hours: Requires flexibility (some weekend work required)
Chemist I, Plymouth, MN
Kelly Services is currently seeking a Chemist I for one of our top clients in Plymouth, MN.
Projected Duration : 6 months - 1 year
Type : Contract
Pay Rate Range : $21 – 28 depending upon education/experience
Responsibilities : + 20% - Provide support to research scientists in the completion of research projects or activities, including analytical method validation
- 60% - Conduct routine sample analysis, routine experiments, organizing and communicating results + 10% - Maintain laboratory equipment, and handling sample request + 10% - Ensure corporate EHS and Food Safety compliance
Bachelor degree in Chemistry, Food Science, or related scientific fields
Minimum 2 years HPLC experience
Effective communication skills (written, verbal and listening)
Effective organizational skills
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment
Demonstrated willingness to learn
Master degree in Analytical Chemistry, Food Science, or related scientific fields
Experience in high throughput laboratory
Experience in food analysis
UHPLC and HPLC-MS experience If you are interested in the position, please apply to this posting with an updated resume. Qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you.
Lauren Rogers, Kelly Services Scientific Recruiter
? With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 scientific professionals last year. You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.
® As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter . Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Primary Responsibilities:Promote an injury-free work environment
Assist sales and business development functions in identifying prospects, conduct technical discovery, and provide assessment on probability of success.Conceive, design and test new adhesive products; conduct trials to ensure that newly developed products are successfully transferred to production at the Sonoco Adhesive Division and commercialized at internal and external customer locations
Leverage new technologies and new products to new customers, industry segments and markets.Utilize analytical troubleshooting, Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing tools to enhance performance of existing products, reduce total manufacturing costs, and improve productivity in support of customers’ business objectives.Support supply chain management team in identifying and qualifying vendors of raw materials and additives.Keep abreast of cutting edge technologies in adhesive industry. Assess and recommend feasibility of such technical innovations for Sonoco applications. Lead or support quality assurance function in identifying root causes of quality issues, establishing and implementing control changes to provide long-term sustainable improvements at customer locations
Maintain complete and accurate records on intellectual properties and pursue patent application or trade secrete as appropriate.Effectively communicate project status, technical market assessment, and recommendations to all stakeholders,
Job Location Code: Hartsville (A010 - SHARE) Job Location:
Hartsville, South Carolina, United States Job Type: Full-Time/Regular Posting Date: 10/4/2016 Required Experience:Must have a 4 year Bachelor degree in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Material Science, or other related fieldsA minimum of 5 year experience in formulation and application of water based and hot melt adhesives; knowledge in paperboard or film substrates and food grade packaging desirable
Ability to aggressively attack complex problems and identify feasible or optimal solutions
Applies creativity and innovation to achieve technical and business objectives
Ability to simultaneously lead or participate in multiple cross-functional teams in a dynamic, fast paced environment
Willingness to be an individual contributor, conducting bench or trial work with minimal supervision
Having good work ethic, can-do attitude, and adaptability Strong oral/written communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to adjust his/her style to various customers and stake holders We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic. Founded in 1899.
Sonoco is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays and packaging supply chain services. With annualized net sales of approximately $5.0 billion, the Company has over 20,000 employees working in more than 330 operations in 34 countries, serving some of the world’s best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is proud of being voted one of the Top 25 Global Employers for development of future leaders and has maintained a people-first focus for more than 116 years.
We are world class in our abilities to allow all of our employees to use their talent and skills to grow themselves, their careers and our Company. We encourage and enable our employees upward movement within the company, and we’ve built an industry-leading business on the philosophy that every person and every idea counts. Apply today and help us grow stronger.
ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal and Italy. ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize. The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®. Responsibilities/Duties
Samples materials such as final products, liquors, syrups and other materials which may have an impact on product quality. May prepare and package samples for display or dispatch to other location by mail or common carrier
Performs routine standard tests on material in process, final products, or other materials which may have an impact on product quality.
These include but are not limited to liquors, syrups, fill mass, sugars and sugar syrups. Tests include but are not limited to polarization ph, density, color, molybate, screen, sediment, moisture, etc.
Records results of tests on prescribed forms, makes calculations, and reports serious abnormalities to designated supervisors by submitting appropriate defect notices
Participates in special refinery experiments in connection with quality control
Keeps work area and equipment clean
Reviews records of laboratory
COA (Cetificate of Analysis) management
Impound management (record impounds and disposition
Manage micro program Required Skills
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations Required Experience + 2 or more years of experience working in a quality control position in an industrial setting Required Education
4 year degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related field from an accredited college/university Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
We are seeking a flavor chemist with over 10 years of experience creating flavors from flavor ingredients currently available worldwide. Must be strong in sweet/fruit flavors - namely berries, tropical, super fruits - and in unique non-characterizing flavors for use in food and beverage industries. Knowledge in savory a definite plus. Ability to create ethnic flavors and pair flavors together to create an impact on our customers. Must be well versed in keeping ahead of the trends and continuing to source the newest unique flavor ingredients available.
Excellent communication skills are a must, with the ability to talk to top customers to determine real needs and convert the concept discussed into a tangible flavor that works and sells.
Knowledge of US, EU, Asian, and/or South American regulations strongly desired. Knowledge of regulations of specific countries and regions worldwide also desirable.
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team to accomplish the task at hand. We are seeking a competitive, driven, motivated individual who can step into our company and begin to produce immediately without disrupting the current system in place.
Title: Production Chemist
Company: Kikoko, a cannabis-infused herbal tea company
Location: Emeryville, CA
We are a cannabis-infused herbal tea company based in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Growing rapidly, we are a company with a conscience that encourages professional and personal growth. We are now looking for the right individual to join our team.
Kikoko is currently looking for a Production Chemist, preferably one skilled in food chemistry, to work on-site in our Emeryville facility. This position entails manufacturing existing Kikoko products, maintaining a laboratory and commercial kitchen, as well as other necessary tasks associated with a product and technology focused startup. There is potential for involvement in new product development as well.
Education requirement: BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry or Biology. This role primarily focuses on cannabis product formulation and production, including:
Follow SOPs and recipes for the manufacture of all existing products
Perform quality assessment and quality control (QA/QC) of all processes involved in manufacturing Kikoko products
Submit samples for testing and tracking analytical lab data
Manage ingredient and blending ratios
Optimize current formulations and processes
Maintain knowledge of new cannabis research and scientific methodologies
Maintain of all lab and commercial kitchen equipment as well as calibrating necessary analytical equipment
Maintain knowledge of testing and manufacturing protocols as designated by state regulation
Collaborate with team on new product formulation
Perform administrative tasks related to above responsibilities, including proper documentation of work processes
Keep a detailed lab note book
- Maintain knowledge of testing and manufacturing protocols as designated by state regulation
- Collaborate with team on new product formulation
- Perform administrative tasks related to above responsibilities, including proper documentation of work processes
- Maintain a clean and safe working space
- Coordinate with production manager to create testing schedules as directed by state regulation
- Coordinate with Production Manager to create formulation and manufacturing schedule to maintain product inventory
- Research cannabis regulations, industry best practices and methodologies
- Determine the active oil formulation needed to achieve the target potency, based on lab results
- Formulate cannabis active ingredient and prepare for manufacturing/drying
- Accurately document production and formulation as per SOPs
- Continuously improve processes to stay at cutting-edge of cannabis science and technology
Maintain accurate manufacturing records and data
Accurately update the laboratory inventory and inventory tracking program
Clean and sanitize work areas, laboratory, equipment and general office space
Practice good food safety handling techniques at all time
Skilled in chemistry and formulation; preferably organic chemistry and food chemistry
Math skills - must be able to determine the proper weights of each oil needed when blending oils based off the cannabinoid content of each oil
Knowledgeable on natural and organic ingredients/formulations (organic, sugar-free, fat-free)
Some experience in product formulation preferred, but not required
Adept problem-solver who can think critically on their feet
Team player with excellent communication skills
Ability to perform repetitive tasks for extended period of time and ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
Degree in Chemistry preferred; all candidate with lab science degrees or lab experience will be considered
Must be over 21 years of age
Must maintain a cannabis medical recommendation card until otherwise notified
Ability to learn new skills quickly
Ability to take direction and follow set protocols and procedures
Adaptable and comfortable in a fast-paced environment
Must be receptive to changes on the fly
Detail oriented and organized
Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
Must have impeccable personal hygiene
Fluency in both written and spoken English
Genuine enthusiasm for cannabis as a source of health and wellness
- Genuine enthusiasm for Kikoko’s brand mission, products, and company give-back program
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume, cover letter, and how you heard about the position. Please use “Production Chemist” in the subject line. Thank you.
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