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Dextrose Lab Tech, Dec

Company: 1101 Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC
Location: Decatur
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:


This position reports to the Dextrose Lab Manager and the Plant Quality Assurance Manager. The work includes instrumental analysis of process streams and products utilizing HPLC, AA, FTIR, and UV/vis spectrophotometers, refractometers, pH, conductivity meters and other devices, as well as physical testing with moisture balance, sieves, and microscope. The person in this position will be expected to work with the Dextrose Lab Manager to gain understanding of the maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment, and help maintain the laboratory equipment in the Dextrose lab. The understanding of SAP production and shipment transactions will be required. The data generated is used to support the manufacturing processes and for quality control of finished products. Data entry may be made into MDE, and SAP. Data sharing is also conducted by hard copy, FAX, phone, or spreadsheets. This position requires 12 hour shifts and some shift flexibility to cover vacations and other absences.    

  • Prepare samples for testing and operate instruments used to perform the testing.
  • Perform wet chemistry testing.
  • Post information in SAP, MDE, Electronic Logbook, spreadsheets
  • Prepare and send Certificates of Analysis for finished product shipments
  • Have a technical understanding of the operation of the laboratory equipment.
  • Have the ability to troubleshoot and repair laboratory equipment.


Four year college degree with technical training in biological, physical, or engineering sciences or associates degree with 5 years proven lab experience preferred. Additional qualifications include:  

  • Proven technical skills including experience with various laboratory methodology and equipment.
  • Good troubleshooter of lab equipment and maintenance skills.
  • A customer focus and understanding of customer needs
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize with a and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment/adapt to changing procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Excellent computer skills  

California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.

Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: 1101 Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC, Decatur , Dextrose Lab Tech, Dec, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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