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Cargill Quality Assurance Coordinator in Iowa Falls, Iowa

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 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

The Quality Assurance Coordinator, will develop and implement processes and procedures meant to improve quality throughout the organization. In this role, you will partner with other teams to identify and mitigate quality risks and will work with senior staff to address customer requirements and concerns, as well as collaborate on audits.

Key Accountabilities

  • Expertly perform inspection of finished or in process goods, analyze data and identify trends in defects or errors.

  • Partner with cross functional teams on product design, product management and production to uncover and avoid quality risks.

  • Manage and identify potential improvements for the laboratory instrumentation program.

  • Conduct root cause analysis for defects, nonconformities or other quality failures.

  • Ensure compliance with formal external and internal quality standards.

  • Provide training, coaching and mentoring to team members.

  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR equivalent experience.


  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint skills

  • Intermediate laboratory instrumentation and analytical skills.

  • Solid working knowledge of quality assurance and/or food safety concepts.

  • One or more years of related work experience.


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.