Laboratory Technician
Strathroy, Ontario, Canada
14d ago


Position Purpose Within a team of laboratory professionals, the Laboratory Technician will process samples upon arrival at the laboratory and support the efficient delivery of accurate and proprietary laboratory analysis to Cargill and customers.

Principal Accountabilities Mycotoxin Testing (30%)

  • Vomitoxin, Zearalenone, Fumonisin, Aflatoxin and T-2 testing using ELISA based method
  • Maintenance of all of the equipment in the toxin area and resolve all technical issues
  • Maintain Neogen check sample program
  • Maintain proper control charting for all mycotoxins testedIX NIR Scanning (20%)
  • Scanning of all IX raw materials within 2 days of sample arrival
  • Troubleshooting IX instrument, maintaining control charts and monitoring samples.Sample Login (15%)
  • Unpack and label all incoming raw material and finished product samples for lab analysis
  • When needed, assist with forage unpacking labelling and login
  • Ensure appropriate tests are assigned to individual sample types
  • Coordinate appropriate broker lab test assignment and shipping. NIR monitoring and development sample loginStrathroy Plant Hold and Release Program Analysis (15%)
  • Quantab strip testing for all hold and release daily
  • CHARM Mycotoxin analysis as required for incoming ingredient shipments (STAT Priority)Safety and Vacation Coverage (10%)
  • Maintain a safe work environment, follow all safety polices
  • Vacation coverage for grinding area and NIR scanning when applicableNitrate Testing (10%)
  • Perform Nitrate strip testing for all forage samples
  • Maintain proper control charting for all Nitrate testing
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Strong team player with the ability to work independently
  • Complete daily tasks accurately and efficiently, working under limited supervision
  • Must be able to adjust to shifting priorities and willing to follow direction from supervisor
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Post secondary education
  • Familiarity with Quality Control principles
  • Working knowledge of WHIMIS safety standards
  • French is an assetA strong candidate has been identified for this position. However we will consider all candidates who meet the requirements.
  • Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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