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Cargill Processing Technician in Elk River, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Processing Technician will prepare a variety of animal feed and animal by-product samples for laboratory analysis. This role will also perform high volume analytical testing that is of low complexity. The Тechnician will assist and work with senior analysts and peers to enable high volumes of analyses to be safely and effectively performed daily. The position will interact with feed samples, inventory and data systems, MS Office software, and a limited assortment of analytical hardware such as weighing apparatuses, grinders, and moisture ovens.

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform high volume of routine laboratory tasks and assist in the development of data including but not limited to weighing samples, grinding samples, labeling, rapid analyses and other proximate analyses under minimal supervision.

  • Perform general laboratory functions including documenting procedures, safe storage of materials, use and disposal of chemicals and regulatory and safety compliance as part of maintaining the laboratory.

  • Maintain inventory and availability records.

  • Assist in the coordination of analytical process completion.

  • Maintain and use inventory, data, and computer systems database.

  • Handle moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level OR equivalent

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

  • PC and MS Office competence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Related work experience

  • Degree in laboratory-related field


Position Information

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Minnesota Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 48 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive 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, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.