Food Safety Quality
Laboratory Technician - Hazleton, PA 18202
Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and
cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who
are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world.
This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business,
where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and
provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.
JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
The Food Safety Quality Laboratory Technician will complete routine
analytical and laboratory testing in support of the food safety quality and
operational teams. We are looking for a hardworking person who will perform
routine analysis of product testing, being responsible for checking and
monitoring instrumentation performance and conducting tests for which we are
going to provide intermediate supervision. In this role, you will document
results into databases and/or communication test results.
Conduct routine quantitative and qualitative inspections and laboratory tests
on raw materials, in-process and final products independently, supporting
more complex trials and experiments under intermediate supervision.
Ensure compliance programs for all individual testing, which includes monitoring
adherence to regulations and other procedural food safety compliance.
Interpret and document results of tests into active databases and communicate
results to internal customers as required.
Run calibration checks, preventive maintenance tasks, and simple repair to
analytical instrumentation, maintaining customer specifications books
Help develop food/feed safety, quality and regulatory culture collaborating
cross-functionally to build, maintain and improve an effective food safety,
quality and regulatory culture.
Handle moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer
support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex
issues to appropriate staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent
Minimum of two years of related work experience
Able and willing to work a 12-hour rotating shift 6:00am- 6:00pm/ 6:00pm –
Able and willing to work on weekends.
Ability to read and interpret documents (safety rules, operating and
maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals).
Write routine reports and correspondence.
Able to work independently