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Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: Rexdale, ON, CA, M9W 1G8

Company: Bunge

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

Position Summary:

The primary purpose of the Chemist is to develop testing methods, validate new instrumentation and assist production through advanced statistical decision-making processes.

 

Core Functions:

  • Development of new testing methods for the laboratory
  • Validates and verifies future methods can be performed accurately and efficiently
  • Assist QC Laboratory in advanced analytical interpretation
  • Provide mitigation solutions for low level chemical contaminants 
  • Interpret data trends through data reviews, spec reviews and SPC by reviewing data and trends to determine specification compliance
  • Chemical interpretation of methods and revision writing of analytical methods
  • Keep a safe and clean working laboratory environment
  • Responsible for validating new instrumentation through methodical analytical testing
  • Developing new methods and implementing methods into QC or other facility areas
  • Adherence to the proposed schedule for the factory
  • Assistance in production as needed for new instrumentation and support of systems
  • Data interpretation utilizing SPC or Six Sigma skills for Analytical Specification justification
  • This position supports methods development and implementation
  • Communicates plans and actions with Production Management
  • Requesting needed chemicals and maintaining proper inventory levels
  • All other duties and continuous improvements projects as assigned
  • Responsible for Food Safety and Quality by following company Quality Systems and implementing Food Safety in the daily analysis of materials and finished products in alignment with Food Safety programs
  • Demonstrate the following core values and guiding behaviors which are expected of all employees at Bunge:  Integrity, Teamwork, Citizenship, Openness and Trust, and Entrepreneurship

 

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • BSc Degree in Chemistry, Food Science or related field or greater.  Masters degree preferred
  • 2 to 3 years analytical experience in lipid chemistry laboratory
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Statistical and chemical interactions with interpretation
  • Ability to write technical lab reports
  • Self-starter with hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Committed to team goals and brings energy to projects
  • Must be able to lift 20Kg
  • 25% travel required​​​​​​​

 

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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