DuPont's Thomson, IL site is seeking an experienced Laboratory Tech. The Thomson site manufactures commercial sweeteners. This position does not qualify for Visa sponsorship. Responsibilities include: 1. Performs both wet chemical and instrumental techniques.2. Analyzes incoming raw materials.3. Analyzes process samples.4. Takes samples as necessary.5. Communicates any equipment or reagent needs to the supervisor.6. Communicates any problems to the supervisor.7. Initiates product recordkeeping files.8. Prepares standards and reagents.9. Performs preventative maintenance procedures as needed and reports instrument malfunctions and needed repairs.10. Maintains a clean and orderly work area and conforms to laboratory safety standards.11. Performs assigned duties during a laboratory or plant emergency/shutdown.12. Record and transmit obtained analytical data as required in a timely manner .13. Enters finished product data into SAP.14. Updates and maintains all databases.15. Provides vacation relief for other laboratory technicians when scheduled .16. Assists with special projects.17. Environmental responsibilities include proper disposal of laboratory waste materials to prevent pollution and use of proper safety procedures to reduce employee health risks. Qualifications:In order to be qualified for this position, you must have the following: Bachelor's Degree in a Science or Chemistry or an Associate Degree plus applicable laboratory work experience. Minimum of 2 years of experience in an industrial/manufacturing laboratory environment.Experience and ability to troubleshoot equipment issues, independently or through a team process Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) SAP and LIMS. Demonstrated experience and ability to work with scientific and product manufacturing equipment Demonstrated leadership skills highly regarded Strong record-keeping skills and exceptional attention to detail Team player with an ability to work closely with all functional teams within the plantApply for this job.