Laboratory Technician – Los Angeles, CA
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. Laboratory Technician ? Los Angeles, CAThis is an hourly level position. Position Summary:The successful candidate must have the flexibility / willingness to work overtime, weekends, and rotating shifts as deemed necessary. Attendance and punctuality is required, along with the ability to work independently in an organized manner. Job Responsibilities: Trouble shoot and perform basic maintenance on lab instrumentationPerform routine laboratory testing to confirm compliance with customer specificationsPrepare, process finished product samples, perform analytical testing using instrumental and wet chemistry procedures, and record results using computerized data systemsAnalyze HACCP and MCP documentation for accuracy and verification purposesComplete special projects as assignedPerform lab sanitation duties as assignedFocus on safety, quality, and integrity Job Requirements: Lab experience is highly desirableA good understanding of basic chemistry, biology, physical principles, and process control a plusCandidate should be familiar with operating standard lab equipment (i.e., pH meter, moisture balances, NIR)Ability to multi-task and work without immediate supervision is requiredExperience in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, and Outlook) is necessaryThe candidate must be able to hear and speak clearly; read, comprehend and communicate, orally and in writing in order to effectively communicate in person or by phonePosition requires the ability to lift 50 pounds and be on your feet for extended periods of time Relocation 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 a pre-employment drug screen/medical questionnaire and a background check.
ADM is an Equal Opportunity Employer for minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with a disability.