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Lab Technician (Glycols) - Decatur, IL

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Job Title: Lab Technician (Glycols) - Decatur, IL
Location: Decatur, IL, Midwest 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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Laboratory Technician- Decatur, IL- Glycols

This is a non-exempt position.

  • Prepare process and finished product samples; perform analytical testing using instrumental, wet chemistry procedures, and record results using computerized data systems.
  • Performs daily process monitoring tests throughout the plant as assigned.
  • Maintains samples of tested product in order to confirm test results, if necessary.
  • Documents results of all testing procedures and promptly notifies operations of required adjustments.
  • Enter and report data using a Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).
  • Understands most production processes required in the production of product and may make recommendations to operators in order to achieve product quality.
  • Performs light maintenance and calibration on all ADM laboratory equipment.
  • Maintains on-going records of the results of all testing procedures and inputs such data into computer on a daily basis.
  • Maintains adequate supplies used for testing procedures and notifies the supervisor of the need to re-order such supplies.
  • Continually compares equipment readouts with samples of standards as required to insure that all systems are operating accurately.
  • Maintains a neat and clean working area at all times, washing equipment as required and placing equipment in the proper storage areas.
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with fellow employees.
  • Performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment and successfully completes all safety certification requirements.
  • Maintains awareness and adheres to all FDA, GMP, BATF, EPA, OSHA and employer standards and guidelines.
  • Handles various chemicals in assorted containers in the manner outlined in the manufacturer's chemical Material Safety Data Sheet.
  • Informs supervisor immediately of any hazards, unsafe equipment and/or acts.
  • Participates actively in training.
  • Familiarizes themselves with the hazards in their work area and how to protect themselves.
  • Understands that accidents are preventable and that safety is everyone's responsibility.
  • Champion corporate-level initiatives designated for operations facilities (safety, environmental, quality, ethics, etc.)
  • Report food safety, quality, environmental, and occupational safety issues to the Plant.
  • Manager and the responsible personnel, and aid in the remediation of such issues.
  • Adhere to the directives and guidance prescribed by The ADM Way.
  • Always focuses on safety, quality, and integrity.

  • 2 or more years science degree preferred

  • Demonstrates sufficient computer skills to utilize lab instrument operation programs
  • Familiarity with current commercial software applications (Excel, Word)
  • Experience with lab documentation
  • Experience with operating standard lab equipment (i.e., pH meter, balances and spectrophotometer)
  • Demonstrates sufficient math skills to perform calculations associated with lab testing
  • Previous plant experience preferred

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks
  • Ability to team build
  • Good organizational skills
  • Willingness to assume and learn new responsibilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven housekeeping and sanitation skills
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills
  • Accurate record keeping skills
  • Attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to be on your feet for extended periods of time
Relocation assistance is not available with this position.

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

ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.
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Job Post Date: 09/11/20
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