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 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 www.adm.com.Lab Technician- Chattanooga, TNThis is an hourly position.Position SummaryADM?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 proceduresAccurately collect, record, and report test data while ensuring the integrity of the dataMust be able to analyze information quickly to provide feedback in the lab and troubleshoot with operations teamMust 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 assignedMultitask efficiently in a high pace work environmentMaintain the cleanliness of the laboratory environmentFocus on safety, quality, and integrity Requirements:Preferred laboratory experience and/or a 2 year degree is desirableA good understanding of basic chemistry, biology, physical principles, and process control a plusExcellent verbal, written, and math skillsSkill in organization, prioritization, and attention to detailCapable of comprehending and executing SOPsAccountability and dependabilityAble to meet deadlines and work under pressureExcellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem solving skillsStrong record keeping and computer skillsAbility to multi-task and work without immediate supervisionAbility to work safely in an environment with potentially hazardous chemicalsIntegrityRelocation 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.
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