3rd Shift Lab Technician- Chattanooga, TN
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 more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes 428 crop procurement locations, 280 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 39 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 www.adm.com.3rd Shift Lab Technician ? Chattanooga, TNThis is a full time, non-exempt level position.Position Summary: Preparation of samples in order to perform daily sample bakesCollecting and distribution of samplesPhysical testing of production samplesDaily calibration of standard lab instrumentsRecording and interpreting test resultsVerifying sufficient inventory of testing suppliesMaintaining the cleanliness of the laboratory environmentMaintains samples of tested product in order to confirm test results when necessaryPerforms 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 basisMaintains adequate supplies used for testing procedures and notifies the supervisor of the need to re-order such suppliesContinually compares test results with standards as required to insure that all flour is within specification
Understands most production processes required in the production of flour and how it would relate to analysis being performedMaintains a neat and clean working area at all times, washing equipment as required and placing equipment in the proper storage areasMaintains an effective working relationship with fellow employeesPerforms duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment and successfully completes all safety certification requirementsMaintains awareness and adheres to all FDA, GMP, BATF, EPA, OSHA and employer standards and guidelinesHandles various chemicals in assorted containers in the manner outlined in the manufacturer?s chemical Material Safety Data SheetInforms supervisor immediately of any hazards, unsafe equipment and/or actsAdditionally reports immediately any accidents, injuries and near misses to supervisorRecommends solutions to correct deficiencies or improve work and operational practicesParticipates actively in trainingReports to work in a condition to be able to perform all dutiesPractices proper personal hygieneFamiliarizes themselves with the hazards in their work area and how to protect themselvesUnderstands that accidents are preventable and that safety is everyone?s responsibilityCommitment to ADM?s goal of achieving a zero injury culture; understand and follow company safety procedures Exhibit regular and prompt attendance Physical Requirements: Prolonged periods of standing and sittingRelocation 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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