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Laboratory Technician I - Decatur, IL

Company: ADM
Location: Decatur
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Laboratory Technician I - Decatur, ILThis is a full-time, non-exempt position.Job SummaryPerform laboratory analysis on in-process and finished product samples to determine conformance to the specifications of quality and purity as well as gather sample retains and communicate with different departments via email and Microsoft Teams.Essential Job FunctionsFollow all safety and environmental rules and regulations applicable to positionAdhere to and enforce Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and HACCP requirementsMonitor and ensure compliance with all safety, food safety, environmental, GMP rules, regulations and policiesPerform all required lab tests adhering to documented laboratory proceduresExemplify the ADM core values in daily activities: Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Resourceful, Teamwork, and ResponsibilityPrompt attendance and willing to work the assigned schedule is a mustMust rely on a team oriented approach to handling duties, good communication skills, differentiate items out of specifications, correlate numbers between different processes, able to work independent in accomplishing sampling and testingPhysical testing of production samplesDaily verification of lab instrumentsRecording, interpreting, and entering test results using a computerized data systemMaintain samples of tested product in order to confirm test results, when necessaryMaintains adequate supplies used for testing procedures and notifies the supervisor of the need to re-order such suppliesContinually compares test results with standards, as required, to insure that all products are within specificationHandle various chemicals in different containers in the manner outlined in the Safety Data Sheet provided by the manufacturerCommunicate with Operations, Merchandisers, and Quality when any issues arise with the productsJob QualificationsMust be able to read/write/speak English, must be able to do basic arithmeticMust be able to write clearlyMust be able to communicate with other employees in a clear and professional mannerMust be able to work on multiple tasks and remain organizedMust be able to work on a teamMust have a willingness to learnExhibit regular and prompt attendanceParticipates actively in trainingReports to work in a condition to be able to perform all dutiesPractices proper personal hygieneHigh School Diploma or GED required, Associates in an applied science preferredPreferred analytical laboratory experiencePosition requires basic computer operation skills, i.e. use of "point and click" programs, MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook, OneNote), and different software programs for the instruments.Understands that accidents are preventable and that safety is everyone's responsibilityCommitment to ADM's goal of achieving a zero injury culture; understand and follow company safety proceduresAbility to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time while performing job duties. Must be able to multi-task and follow instructionsMust be capable of working in confined spaces and from heights, bending, kneeling, climbing stairs, and able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly (ex. Moving a gas cylinder)Must be able to handle dangerous chemicals in a safe mannerMust be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidaysWorking Conditions:Employees in this position may be exposed to various potential chemical and food allergens due to the nature of our business and the requirements of the job.
If there is any reason such exposure would interfere with your ability to perform this role or work at the location, please notify the hiring manager.This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check. REF:75524BR

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