R&D Technician – The House of Chocolate

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 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.

Job Purpose and Impact

The R&D Technician will support the research and development teams, conduct moderately complex projects in the laboratory or pilot plants and allow the development of appropriate solutions fitting with project outcome expectations. In this role, you will conduct moderately complex trials in the laboratory or pilot plants, prepare samples of the realized trials and report results to senior team members in the innovation and application centers.

Key Accountabilities

  • Carry out moderately complex trials at the assigned laboratory or in application pilot plants.

  • Handle various production steps with moderately complex use of processing equipment.

  • Manage samples with appropriate evaluation tools.

  • Register and report results to project leaders by following the established templates and processes.

  • Foster laboratory or pilot-related missions or studies when necessary.

  • Perform simple maintenance on equipment.

  • Understand and comply with the product and personal safety regulations and other procedural compliance regulations.

  • Handle moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent

  • Working knowledge of the food industry

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

Our Offer

We provide a fast-paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salaries and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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