QC Chemist - Decatur Corn Plant
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company
Posted on: November 3, 2018
QC Chemist Decatur Corn Processing Plant - Decatur, IL This is an exempt position Job Summary: Duties will include developing analytical methods, coordinating personnel training, and maintaining laboratory instrumentation. This position will involve development and application of instrumental methods utilizing analytical laboratory equipment and wet chemistry analyses. The scientist must be able to analyze and communicate results in a clear and concise manner in both oral and written format. Various quality control related activities to ensure compliance with company and regulatory quality expectations. This position will oversee lab equipment verification and calibration programs. Candidates must have strong analytical skills with a proven history of troubleshooting, utilizing and maintaining chromatography analytical equipment (HPLC, GC). Candidate must possess the ability to work independently, perform leadership roles and interact well with laboratory, production and management personnel. Previous experience with HAACP, cGMP, and Quality Control preferred. Essential Job Functions: * Excellent safety awareness and attitude. Past experience with development and implementation of safety programs. * Experience in training and development of personnel in laboratory functions * Demonstrated ability to improve existing laboratory methods and implement those improvements with laboratory personnel * Ability to understand, operate and troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation. Previous experience with HPLC, GC, IC, Nitrogen Combustion, NIR, and UV Vis highly preferred * Experience in effective team leadership including communication, troubleshooting, and conflict resolution with escalation as needed. Minimum Job Requirements: * Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with plant and laboratory leadership, production personnel, laboratory technicians and others as needed * Demonstrated ability to manage day to day functions of laboratory operations including QA programs, supply inventories and orders, and data maintenance * Must be able to work with minimal supervision * Demonstrated ability to accept instruction, coaching, and constructive feedback as tools for continuous improvement * Demonstrated ability to prioritize daily/weekly/long term duties, projects, and goals and able to re-prioritize these items as needs change * Demonstrated ability to effectively provide technical expertise to production personnel * Willingness and ability to work within the time demands of a 24/7/365 workday operations. * Proficiency in MS Office and other computer skills is required. Intermediate skills in Excel for data analysis preferred. External Job Description - ContinuedEducation / Training: * 2 ? 4 year technical degree in a science related field. Chemistry strongly preferred. Experience: * 3 ? 5 years' experience in Quality Control or Quality Assurance preferably in a manufacturing quality role. * Previous management experience including supervision of people in a laboratory setting. * Satisfactory work history as it relates to safety, attendance, positive attitude, effective communication and leadership * Previous analytical experience in corn wet or dry milling, fermentation, ethanol/fuel, food, or other related industries Special Skills: * NoneSDL2017
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