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Sr Laboratory Technician - Temporal 5 months

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Job ID PUE00091 Date posted 05/28/2020 Location :  Chile
Health, Innovation, Productivity and Sustainability/Quality have been identified as key areas for Cargill Animal Nutrition and Health to achieve our growth goal. 
The Technical support person will be a temporary member of the R&D Lab team supporting project and trials by executing on protocols, coordinating activities and compiling and validating results. The person will also provide support on collaborations with external partners and be encouraged to bring ideas and input to the CAN&H innovation pipeline. 
The Technical support person belongs to the R&D team of the global Cargill Animal Nutrition and Health business and is a key member of the global Strategic Marketing and Technology (SMT) team. The person must have the capacity to work within a team in a complex matrix and integrate the perspectives of two main stakeholders as CHT and CQN groups. The Technical support person must be highly dedicated to delivering quality results in a timely manner. The person is responsible as well to contribute their ideas and skills to support the overall innovation success.

Measures for success will include: 
Financial ( Margin, EBITDA, AOE, SGA, Safety)
Strategic (Innovation project, EBITDA, Innovation investment, Though leaders, Bring the outside in)
Tactical (R and D operations, Safety, Stakeholder alignement, capabilities building)


70% Project contribution; delivering completed workstreams to support project success. 
Conducts experiments following predefined protocols.
Responsible for monitoring data quality
Responsible for maintaining safe working conditions
Responsible for delivering results on time and in scope
Maintains instrumentation

20% Experimental coordination and communication
Coordinates activities to support team scientists
Compiles and validates data generated

10% Thought Leadership
Actively supports the protection of intellectual property associated with technologies in the CAN business. 
Contributes to building our long term portfolio with innovative and disruptives ideas
Supports collaboration with external partners aligned with CAN strategy.

Required Qualifications:
  • Associate’s or technical degree in biological or chemical science
  • 1 yrs of lab experience
  • Strong computer and data analysis skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge in qPCR
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Ability to deliver on project workstreams to meet deadlines
  • Commitment to quality and safety
  • Compelling and authentic communications skills / engaging and approachable manner. 
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and adapt 
  • Global mindset to connect and understand different countries requirements and cultures

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law. Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.
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