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Bakery Technician ll
Ref No.: 18-01895
Location: PLYMOUTH, Minnesota
Start Date / End Date: 04/16/2018 to 07/15/2018
Job Title: Bakery Lab Technician
Duration: 3 months
Physical Address of Work Site: 14305 21st AVENUE NORTH PLYMOUTH, MN 55447
Do you anticipate overtime?: No
Environment: Food Lab/Office
Dress Code/Required PPE: Office is business casual – jeans OK most days; Cargill will provide lab coat and appropriate footwear, if needed)
Prescreens: Candidate must pass Background check, Pre-Employment Physical, 5 panel Drug Screen w/ expanded opiates, Spirometry, Respiratory Certificaiton Questionnaire, Lifting Assessment and Mobility Assessment

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
• Assist developers in the Bakery Applications team in bench-top and pilot plant processing, e.g. ingredient scale-up, getting equipment ready before testing, post-test clean-up, and general lab housekeeping
• Perform basic physical and analytical analysis
• Ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline basis
• Maintain ingredient and chemical storage in accordance with food safety guidelines
• Maintain pilot plant equipment and all areas utilized by lab
• Compliance with Cargill Food Safety and EH&S policies
• Document and protect all information to protect and ensure any and all patentable advances in technology as required by company policy. Have the ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Must be able to work effectively with a team as well as independently and possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Required Experience/Qualifications
• Associates Science Degree
• Basic food ingredient and processing knowledge
• Demonstrated problem-solving skills
• Good interpersonal and teamwork skills
• Takes initiative in technical problem solving
• Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Good communication skills, both written and oral.
• Ability to work in a lab environment and maintain good food manufacturing practice
• Ability to lift weights up to 50 lbs. and perform other necessary physical requirements of job

Preferred Experience/Qualifications
• Bachelor of Science in Food Science or related field
• Experience working in bakery related projects
• Experience in Sensory Science or related field