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Food Safety Quality Regulatory Lab Technician - Fort Dodge, IA


Cargill



Benefits

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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 Cargillís 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 Regulatory Lab Technician will complete routine analytical and laboratory testing in support of the food safety quality and operational teams. Testing performed for routine analysis of in-process and final product testing, checking and monitoring instrumentation performance. In this role, you will conduct testing as well as document results of tests into databases and communication test results verbally and in writing. Key Accountabilities



Keep laboratory supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt.


Assist with the evaluation and interpretation of highly complex data, identifying problems with atypical test results consulting with senior-level personnel.


Resolve problems by examining and evaluating data; select corrective steps.


Support trials and experiments under the direction of more senior team members.


Use safe laboratory practices to protect self and others, checking proper functioning of stations, routinely attending safety meetings, and performing preventive maintenance and calibration of complex standard equipment and instruments.


Handle complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under minimal supervision, while escalating only the most 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


Proven working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation and management ISO 17025 accreditations or standards


Minimum of four years of related work experience


Willing and able to work rotating weekends Preferred Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in chemistry, food science, or related discipline


Three or more years of experience within a laboratory or food manufacturing environment.



Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

Location

1950 Harvest Ave, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

 

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