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Cargill Quality Improvement Specialist in Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

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 agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

Location Manchester (M17 1PA)

The food safety and quality continuous improvement specialist will contribute to developing, implementing and sustaining food safety and quality improvements. They will identify value creation opportunities across multiple sites and work with the teams at the locations to ensure processes and improvements are aligned.

Key Accountabilities

• Using information and data from various sources identify, monitor and implement quality and food safety improvements across multiple sites

• Implement standardisation and best practices across the sites

• Conduct investigations into non conformances to find root causes and identify improvements

• Develop systems for improving data capture and visualisation to aid the quality teams to identify opportunities

• Provide food safety and quality input to projects


• Bachelors/ Master’s degree in a quality assurance / food safety / science based subject or proven practical experience in place of a degree

• Demonstrated experience working in food safety/ quality assurance, in a food/ drinks, animal feed or chemicals manufacturing environment

• Strong knowledge of food safety/ HACCP and quality assurance

• A solution orientated working style (analytical, problem solving and decision making)

• Ability to work in a practical, hands-on environment across multiple sites

• Numerate and PC literate at intermediate level or above with Microsoft Office

• Respectful of other people but able to challenge constructively

• Ideally a continuous improvement qualification e.g. Lean Six Sigma Yellow/ Green Belt

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

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:

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