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Laboratory Technician

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Job ID 281443 Date posted 04/03/2024 Location : Ghent, Belgium Category  FOOD SAFETY QUALITY & REGULATORY Job Status  Salaried 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 agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Laboratory Technician will complete moderately complex analytical and laboratory testing in support of the food safety quality and operational teams. In this role, you will perform routine analysis of product testing and will check and monitor instrumentation performance, conduct tests and document results into databases and communicate test results. This is a role in shifts (2 days shifts, one weekend shift and one weekend shift on call).

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct routine quantitative and qualitative inspections and laboratory tests on raw materials, in process and final products independently and support 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 and maintain customer specifications books.
  • Help develop food and feed safety, quality and regulatory culture and collaborate 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

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.


We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.


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