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Cargill QA Lead GEOS in Kāndla, India

Job Purpose and Impact

The Quality Assurance Lead for our Global Edible Oil Solution Business is responsible for developing and implementing quality systems to assure customers that products are defect free and safe. In addition, you will work with other departments on root cause analysis, corrective actions and preventative measures to ensure that they are effective. The Quality Assurance Senior Superintendent is also responsible for leading effective and efficient processes for customer complaints. We are seeking a proven leader who will work with senior staff to address customer requirements and concerns, as well as leading a collaborative effort on audits.

Key Accountabilities

  • Performs prevention activities and issue resolution across multiple facilities in a region to ensure consistency and collaboration.

  • Will be responsible for the continuous improvement of food safety processes and systems, drive Quality Assurance.

  • Directs work with suppliers/external manufacturers.

  • Accountable for completion of facility audits and proactively anticipates risks and preventative actions.

  • Develop, implement and assess food safety processes and systems for facilities and drives continuous improvements.

  • Conducts root cause analysis for defects, non-conformities, or other quality failures.

  • Ensures compliance with formal external and internal quality standards.

  • Provides leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to a subordinate group.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Knowledge of food safety concepts, policies, hazard analysis and risk mitigation.

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Other minimum qualifications may apply


  • 10+years experience in Quality Assurance with Master’ degree in Food Tech, Chemical, Lifescinence, Chemistry, Food Engineering.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to achieve results with cross functional team.

  • Strong written and verbal communication and time management skills

  • Two years of supervisory experience

  • Technical knowledge in the area of Food Industry

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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