Applications Scientist

at Cargill in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Application Specialist will provide laboratory application support with variety of chemical and mechanical testing. In this role, you will design and conduct trials, evaluate, and report accurately and partner closely with technical services in alignment with the designated business strategy.

Key Accountabilities

+ Conduct research to translate and apply product development discoveries into customer solutions based on finished product formulation and processes applications.

+ Establish experimental work plans, execution, interpretation and reporting for start up projects and requests.

+ Plan and perform application work in laboratory and pilot plants on projects; representing the core expertise.

+ Accountable to lead application projects and requests, including jobs to be done, understanding and project presentations.

+ Provide application support to customers and the commercial organization in the designated region, including customer trials and visits, to support our product line demand.

+ Attend trade shows and other research and development laboratories and customer locations to develop trial processes and procedures and deliver presentations, in alignment with our sales teams.

+ Maintain and develop in depth knowledge and expertise in order to meet the demands.

+ Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

+ Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

+ Minimum of two years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

+ Working experience in a laboratory or pilot plant

+ Formulation and evaluating industrial lubricants and greases.


Position Information

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

Position location: Wilmington, Delaware

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.

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Job Posting: JC229305229

Posted On: Nov 25, 2022

Updated On: Jan 28, 2023

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