Cargill Barley Technologist Full Time in Biggar, SK


Branch Biggar SK CA

Barley Technologist
Biggar, SK

Minimum 2 years quality assurance or lab experience. Training of new quality assurance analysts, operators, technicians and personnel from other functional…

Cargill originates and transforms malting barley into quality malt that is supplied to the brewing industry worldwide. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Cargill Malt operates malting plants in Australia, Belgium, France, Spain, Holland, Germany, United States, Canada, and Argentina. Cargill Malt runs two technical centers, one in Belgium and one in the United States. These facilities are equipped with a state-of-the-art micro- and mini-malting facility and a pilot brewery.

As the Barley Technologist you will provide support to the production and barley supply chain teams with accurate and timely data for the procurement, production and release of quality barley and malt products. You will be responsible for the day to day activities within the lab, as well as up keep of all policies and procedures. The Barley Technologist will run both chemical and physical tests, on a variety of components and reports those values collectively gathered each day. The lab is responsible for ensuring equipment is operating and maintained to a satisfactory levels, observe-follow SPC charts, communicate with production/lab manager any discrepancies that may arise in a timely manner.

Principal Accountabilites:

Analyze control, col-lab, malt, and barley samples. The analyses will define how that piece/shipment performs in the malting and/or brewing process


Maintain equipment in the lab through repair, maintenance, and replacement


Perform miscellaneous job-related side duties as assigned (SOP review, COA generation, etc.)


Maintain knowledge of inventory, unloading and loading procedures


Training of new quality assurance analysts, operators, technicians and personnel from other functional areas, and expand personal knowledge of the raw products, the plant and its processes


B.A., B.S. or M.S. in Chemistry, Cereal/Plant Sciences, Agronomy, or Physical Science field preferred

Minimum 2 years quality assurance or lab experience

Demonstrated Computer proficiency

Effective Communication skills both written and verbal

Troubleshooting experience/ Problem solving/decision making

Willingness to work on team

Able to adapt to ever changing work environment

Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.


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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Biggar, SK, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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