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Lab Technician

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Job ID 292053 Date posted 05/02/2024 Location : Charlotte, North Carolina Category  BUILD OPERATE MAINTAIN (PLANT OPNS) Job Status  Hourly Full Time

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 food service companies.

Job Type: Full Time
Available Shift: 3rd shift
Compensation: $27.06/hr

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Efficiently perform analytical testing on samples of incoming materials, production processes, and finished product
  • Sample collection/inspection/preparation, analytical testing, interpretation, and reporting of analytical results in the appropriate quality system
  • Performs calibrations, or verifications to ensure the accuracy of analytical equipment, and utilizes data/information to troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Monitors assists, and trains in the documentation of good hygiene practices (GHP) to ensure food safety, regulatory compliance, and adherence to company policies
  • Understand and communicate analytical results to appropriate personnel
  • Must have working knowledge or ability to understand all job aspects of production:  refinery, hydrogenation, deodorization, and packaging
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) 
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English(verbal/written)
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice
  • Basic computer skills
  • Standing for long periods of time

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
  • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Prior experience in production-related work
  • Prior experience in food safety and quality 
  • Associate Science in Food Science, Chemical Engineering, Biology, or any other physical science or minimum 3 years experience in Quality, Operations, R&D, Industrial Management

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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