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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 use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
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. Key Accountabilities

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 up-to-date.

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 Position information

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position. Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent

Minimum of two years of related work experience

Willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating shift 6:00am- 6:00pm/ 6:00pm – 6:00am

Willing and able to work on weekends Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor´s Degree in food, safety, quality regulatory or any laboratory related field.

Ability to read and interpret documents (safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals).

Strong computer program professional knowledge: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
Write routine reports and correspondence.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet



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