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Laboratory Technician

Company: Stratas Foods
Location: Clinton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Laboratory Technician

Headquartered in Cordova, TN, Stratas Foods is a 50/50 joint venture formed in October 2008 between ACH Food Companies and Archer Daniels Midland Company. Stratas Foods is built on the combined strengths and expertise of these two great parent companies, laid down over the course of over 200 years of combined experience. Stratas will continue to build on this foundation of excellence by providing value added, branded and custom formulated fats and oils solutions to the Food Service, Food Ingredient and Retail sectors. At Stratas Foods we are committed to being the most valued supplier of fats, oils, dressings, mayonnaise and salad dressings to the private label retail bottled oils market in the United States.

Manufacturing facilities are located in Dallas and Houston, TX; Decatur and Quincy, IL; Englewood, NJ; Fresno, CA; Nashville, TN; and Valdosta, GA. Corporate offices are located in Memphis, TN. We are committed to maintaining a progressive workplace by utilizing the ideas, skills and talents of all of our employees. We strive to make Stratas Foods a great place to work and are building a team capable of meeting our business goals.

Analytical testing of various vegetable oils using Stratas SOPs. Testing of samples at various points in the process, production samples, inbound and outbound truck and railcar samples.

  • Communicate to management when test results indicate that corrective action is necessary.
  • Prioritize samples as they arrive in laboratory.
  • Complete analytical testing and paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Finished product and incoming material testing.
  • Learn new procedures as necessary.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of laboratory processes and procedures.
  • Attend all training and safety meetings as scheduled.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Storage of production retains.
  • Packaging line quality assurance.
  • Assist in other departments as needed and directed by management.


  • H.S. diploma or equivalent required
  • Three (3) years previous laboratory experience preferred
  • *Must be willing to work 3rd shift*

    Stratas Foods is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee in any manner prohibited by law, including but not limited to, on the basis of race or color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, national origin/ancestry, mental or physical disability, family status/marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, and any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Stratas Foods, Decatur , Laboratory Technician, Professions , Clinton, Illinois

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