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Analytical Optimization Expert for Food Safety & Quality

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Analytical Optimization Expert for Food Safety & Quality 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 155,000 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.


Job location: Bergen Op Zoom, Netherlands As an Analytical Optimization Expert for Food Safety & Quality, you will work at multiple locations within the Cargill laboratories. You need to have a solid understanding of all instrumental analytical techniques and the current available brands. The analytical Expert will be a position with a continuously learning curve about new instruments, software and consumables. Compliance and reporting are also important responsibilities.

Major Tasks:

+ Being the point of contact for the whole organization for new/existing method requests

+ Proactively responds to potential equipment issues to prevent unplanned interruption

+ Delivers fully integrated solutions, which may include peripherals, communications, operating systems and applications software. Serves as an internal resource on technical issues.

+ Explore the market for new technology or last updates that could be benefiting our organization.

+ Being responsible for on-site installation, implementation and second line support/repair which may include hardware, software and networking products as well as operating systems.

+ Provide a high level of customer service meeting and define service level agreements and content of maintenance contracts.

+ Determine long term replacement strategy with the vendor on equipment.

+ Keep all documentation related to service up to date e.g. manuals, instrument service records, maintenance logs, etc.. You will be travelling 10 – 40 % of your time.


Required Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Science or engineering , ideally Chemistry

+ 5 Year experience working with different analytical techniques.

+ Strong at managing and planning your time to meet and exceed our customer expectations

+ Leads field services and support projects requiring coordination with other functions, customers

+ Solves a broad range of hardware and/ or software problems of varying scope and complexity

+ Be able to travel on short notice

+ Good English skills

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will 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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Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location

Netherlands-NB-Bergen op Zoom



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Day Job

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