Job Title:FSQ Technician Location:Blair, NE, Mid-West United States, USA Company:Cargill, Inc Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Commodities and Trading Career Type:Technician Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:N/A
The Food Safety and Quality (FSQ) Technician position is responsible for timely completion of analytical testing in support of the quality management and operational teams. Analytical testing may be performed for routine analysis of in-process and final product testing, Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) calibration development and maintenance, and support of trials and experiments. The FSQ Technician is responsible for checking and monitoring analytical instrumentation performance. The FSQ Technician is responsible for entering data into databases and communication of results verbally and/or in writing.
75% Analytical testing for routine analysis of in-process and final product testing, NIR calibration development and maintenance, and support of trials and experiments. Entry of data into databases and communication of results verbally or in writing as required. Communicating specification results to internal customers. Release of product meeting prescribed guidelines.
15% Performance of calibration checks, preventative maintenance tasks, and simple repair to analytical instrumentation.
10% Perform miscellaneous job duties as assigned such as; additional sampling and testing as requested, maintaining the food safety management system, solution preparation, sensory preparation, and cleaning of lab areas.
Relocation will not be provided for this position.
Skills: Required Qualifications • High School Diploma/GED • 1+ years of relevant working experience • Microsoft Office Suite experience. • Able and willing to lift 50 pounds. • Able and willing to work nights, holidays, and weekends as required • Able and willing to walk, sit, or stand for extended periods • Able and willing to navigate safely in an industrial environment (e.g., ladders, stairs, stationary and moving industrial equipment)
Preferred Qualifications • Associate degree in a Science Field • Experience of basic sciences and analytical techniques
Success Factors • Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment. • Ability to manage multiple priorities. • Strong attention to detail. • Ability to work in a team environment. • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills. • Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written. • Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of food safety, safety, quality, productivity, cost and employee relations.
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