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Cargill Quality Technician in Owatonna, Minnesota

At Cargill Feed & Nutrition we provide customized animal nutrition solutions to customers across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. We depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you to operate our business successfully!

Shift: 2nd shift

A Typical Workday May Include:

  • Accurately perform and record monitoring activities, process verifications, and audits throughout the facility including raw material audits, documenting deviations and/or recording corrective actions taken

  • Monitoring and enforcing all plant specific and corporate food safety programs

  • Performing pre-operational inspections and along with performing quality monitoring of product and processes

  • Documenting and maintaining record keeping utilizing a computer as necessary

  • Auditing supplies to maintain inventory and designing and implementing new procedures and/or techniques

  • Interacting regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote a teamwork focused environment

  • Operating forklift

  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without Visa sponsorship.

  • Must be 18 years or older.

  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above).

  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written).

  • Basic use of a computer.

  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice.

  • High school diploma/GED or a minimum of two years equivalent work experience.


  • Prior experience in production and or similar military environment.

  • Associates Degree in Science related field.

  • Prior Quality Control/Quality Assurance experience.

  • Prior knowledge of Pet Food manufacturing.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.