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Laboratory Technician - 12 hour rotating shift

Company: Cargill
Location: Hammond
Posted on: August 3, 2022

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 Cargills 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 ImpactThe Laboratory Technician will complete moderately complex analytical and laboratory testing in support of the food safety quality and operational teams. In this role, you will perform routine analysis of product testing and will check and monitor instrumentation performance, conduct tests and document results into databases and communicate test results.Key AccountabilitiesConduct routine quantitative and qualitative inspections and laboratory tests on raw materials, in process and final products independently and support more complex trials and experiments under intermediate supervision.Ensure compliance programs for all individual testing, which includes monitoring adherence to regulations and other procedural food safety compliance.Interpret and document results of tests into active databases and communicate results to internal customers as required.Run calibration checks, preventive maintenance tasks and simple repair to analytical instrumentation and maintain customer specifications books.Help develop food and feed safety, quality and regulatory culture and collaborate cross functionally to build, maintain and improve an effective food safety, quality and regulatory culture.Handle moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.Other duties as assignedQualificationsMinimum QualificationsHigh school diploma, secondary education level or equivalentMinimum of two years of related work experienceAbility to work a 12 hour rotating shift that includes nights, weekends and holidaysPreferred QualificationsManufacturing experienceAbility to read and interpret documents (safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals).Strong computer program professional knowledge: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.Write routine reports and correspondence.Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargills safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/VetAt 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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