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Lab Technician - Decatur, IL

Company: ADM
Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Laboratory Technician IDecatur, IL- GlycolsThis 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.Essential Job FunctionsFollow all safety and environmental rules and regulations applicable to position.Adhere to and enforce Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and HACCP requirements.Monitor and ensure compliance with all safety, food safety, environmental, GMP rules, regulations and policies.Perform all required lab tests adhering to documented laboratory procedures.Physical testing of production samples.Performs light maintenance and calibration on all ADM laboratory equipment.Daily verification of lab instruments.Recording, interpreting, and entering test results using computerized data system.Maintain samples of tested product in order to confirm test results, when necessary.Maintains adequate supplies used for testing procedures and notifies the supervisor of the need to re-order such supplies.Maintains an effective working relationship with fellow employees.Performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment and successfully completes all safety certification requirements.Continually compares test results with standards, as required, to insure that all products are within specification.Handle various chemicals in different containers in the manner outlined in the Safety Data Sheet provided by the manufacturer.Job 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 capable of working 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 ConditionsEmployees 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.Excited about this role but don't meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don't check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.ADM requires the successful completion of a background check. REF:85178BR

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