1st Shift Entry Level Lab Technician – Agricultural Chemicals
The Land OLakes Supply Chain & Operations division provides strategic leadership across the companys many business units. The team plays a significant role in fueling revenue growth and profitability through operational excellence, quality, process improvement and innovation. By partnering closely with Finance, Marketing and Human Resources, the team delivers value to Land OLakes business units, members and customers.
As an Entry-Level Lab Tech, you will have the opportunity to use your strong analytical ability. You will perform both routine and non-routine lab analyses and general lab work including the trouble shooting of instrumentation problems and aiding production in mathematical adjustments in batch processes. Special projects will be performed as needed.
Experience-Education (Required): College degree in Chemistry, Biology or related field with at least 2 semesters of college-level chemistry courses with Laboratory. Competencies-Skills (Required): Able to manage multiple testing procedures and projects simultaneously.Has a high mechanical aptitude, creativity and great observation skills.Well versed in Microsoft Office and other analytical software. Able to be a complete self-starter, think for themselves and pay great attention to detail.Has desire to learn new skills.Has a willingness to accept responsibility.Has a commitment to finishing projects.Adheres to all plant policies.Requires minimal supervision.Have good leadership skills.Able to recognize most analytical issues.Posseses integrityAble to deliver results — executes with focus and accountability; acts boldly; leads and embraces change; demonstrates agilityDemonstrates thought leadership — makes insightful decisions, acts strategically, innovates to growLeverages talent — engages and includes; influences and inspires; builds talent. Experience-Education (Preferred): Work experience in laboratory (beyond college lab work) of 1+ years in analytical and/or organic chemistry.Experience working in an ISO 17025 or EPA/FDA accredited laboratory.Experience with continuous improvement processes.Competencies-Skills (Preferred): Experience runningAgilent/Shimadzu HPLCs and Agilent GCs.Understand quality concepts such as TQM, 5S and Six Sigma.EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O'Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.