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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/9/2018
Job Category:
Science
Lab Technician - 3rd Shift
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Land O' Lakes | Saint Joseph, MO
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Job Description

The Land O'Lakes Supply Chain & Operations division provides strategic leadership across the company's 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 O'Lakes business units, members and customers.

Position Purpose:

Do you enjoy working in a lab? Are you energized by a manufacturing environment?

If so, our Lab Tech role in our agricultural chemical manufacturing plant may be a great fit for you!

As a Lab Tech, your focus would routine quality control testing of both finished goods and raw materials utilizing a variety of industrial laboratory procedures and equipment.

This is a 3rd shift position.

Experience-Education (Required):

High School or equivalent education (GED) and satisfactory college level course and lab work in general and analytical and/or organic chemistry. Minimum 20 hours in scientific disciplines to include general chemistry I/II and organic I. Minimum of one year laboratory experience required.

Competencies-Skills (Required):

Gas Chromatography (GC), Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) and basic environmental testing

Able to interpret results of testing for accuracy, reasonableness, compliance with specifications, etc. and to perform simple problem solving tasks and troubleshooting

Ability to multi-task

Experience-Education (Preferred):

College degree in Chemistry or related field.

Competencies-Skills (Preferred):

Well versed in Microsoft Office and other analytical software.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O'Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

About Land O' Lakes

Our Heritage In the early twenties, a cooperative was formed that had new ideas about producing butter. In those days, most butter was made from sour cream and was sold in tubs. This new cooperative made butter from fresh, sweet cream and sold it in pound packages with individually-wrapped sticks. It soon set the standard for butter quality and helped to implement grading regulations for the industry. This cooperative was Land O'Lakes. Now, nearly a century later, Land O'Lakes continues to set the standard for quality, creating products that represent simple goodness, while making the cooking and baking process easier and more enjoyable.