Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Elk River
Education   State Minnesota
  Zip Code 55330

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**Research and Development Laboratory Technician**

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world\. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience\. We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work\.


Want to join the global powerhouse that?s building a stronger, more sustainable future? Cargill has a team of 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are passionate about nourishing the world in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way\. This position is in Cargill?s animal nutrition business, which provides better nutrition solutions for better lives\. Join the team that researches, innovates and creates solutions that enable healthy, successful results for our customers

The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for routine analytical and laboratory testing for research and development of specific materials in an enterprise of Cargill\. The position will run basic macro analyses utilizing methods that are dependent upon the material or nutrient\. We are looking for someone who will be responsible for conducting testing?s as well as detailing and communicating results into databases \(verbally and/or in writing\)\. You are also going to interpret complex issues and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher\-level staff\. At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts\. Cargill is committed to building and sustaining a broad and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect\. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long\-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law\. Cargill also aligns with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non\-discrimination and employment\.

**Key Accountabilities**

Execute a variety of laboratory sample analyses using Near\-Infrared \(NIR\), gravimetric, enzymatic, colorimetric, and other methods to evaluate available nutrients within specific materials\.

Collects and enters data into databases and communicates results verbally or in writing as required\.

Keeps laboratory supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt\.

Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting\.

Support and align with corporate/local safety and food safety policies and procedures\.

Implement existing quality control metrics and standards\.

Other duties as assigned\.



High School diploma or GED equivalent and minimum 4 years of directly related work experience\.

Proficient in Microsoft Office

The role may require lifting up to 50 lbs\., standing for an extended time, sitting for long periods of time, etc\.

This position may require working in utmost temperatures, exposure to the elements, etc\.


Bench chemistry or wet chemistry experience

HPLC, UHPLC, ICP experience

Work experience in a commercial laboratory or food/feed laboratory

Colorimetric, Enzymatic, ELISA methodology experience"

Also as a part of this role, it may be required proficiency in specific skills \(e\.g\. JAVA, Excel, Regression analysis, etc\. tied to position\)\.

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.

**Job** Research and Development

**Primary Location** US\-MN\-Elk River

**Schedule** Full\-time

**Job Type** Standard

**Shift** Day Job

**Req ID:** ELK00251

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