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Lab Technician- Chattanooga, TN

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Job Title: Lab Technician- Chattanooga, TN
Location: Chattanooga, TN, South United States, USA
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Technician
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 40,000 employees serving customers in hundreds of countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 450 crop procurement locations, more than 330 food and feed ingredient manufacturing facilities, 62 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at

Lab Technician- Chattanooga, TN
This is an hourly position.

Position Summary
ADM's Southern Cellulose Products plant in Chattanooga, TN is a cotton linter pulp mill providing cellulose paper products to clients in the global industrial, food, pharmaceutical, and high end paper markets. The Company is actively seeking a Quality Control Lab technician for our Quality Control Laboratory.
The QC Lab technician will be responsible for conducting product testing and analyses on cellulose products. The QC Lab technician is responsible for safeguarding product safety and quality while meeting the Plant and regulatory standards, and has the oversight responsibility for a continuous quality improvement program that includes quality control and quality assurance. The QC Lab technician is responsible for ensuring the production and distribution of products meets or exceeds all quality standards. The QC Lab technician also has the responsibility for communicating quality results and the transfer of quality knowledge to the team.
The successful candidate must have the flexibility/willingness to work overtime, weekends, and holidays. This is a 12 hour rotating swing shift in the same week with 24/7 coverage. Attendance and punctuality is required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:
  • Perform all required lab tests (viscosity, brightness, dirt, moisture, fiber etc.) by adhering to documented laboratory procedures
  • Accurately collect, record, and report test data while ensuring the integrity of the data
  • Must be able to analyze information quickly to provide feedback in the lab and troubleshoot with operations team
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods and work in a variety of conditions (heat, cold, dust, etc.)
  • Collaborate with teammates and management in an effective and precise manner.
  • Complete additional duties as assigned
  • Multitask efficiently in a high pace work environment
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the laboratory environment
  • Focus on safety, quality, and integrity

  • Preferred laboratory experience and/or a 2 year degree is desirable
  • A good understanding of basic chemistry, biology, physical principles, and process control a plus
  • Excellent verbal, written, and math skills
  • Skill in organization, prioritization, and attention to detail
  • Capable of comprehending and executing SOPs
  • Accountability and dependability
  • Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Strong record keeping and computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work without immediate supervision
  • Ability to work safely in an environment with potentially hazardous chemicals
  • Integrity
Relocation assistance is not available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.

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Job Post Date: 04/09/19
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