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Laboratory Technician - Decatur, IL



Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Laboratory Technician - Decatur, IL


IL - Illinois

Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description

Laboratory Technician - Decatur, IL
ADM Research Analytical Laboratory
This is a full time, non-exempt position.

The employee in this position will be working under the direction of scientists in the lab to prepare and analyze samples using laboratory instrumentation. Daily responsibilities will include preparation of reagents and solutions, conducting routine analytical procedures, and reporting results while keeping detailed scientific records of the work.

Candidates must have a high school diploma (or equivalent) and a minimum of 1-2 years of experience working in a laboratory. The ideal candidate will have some college coursework in chemistry and should be familiar with operation of standard lab equipment (ex: pH meter, balances, pipettes). Experience with personal computers and Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is highly recommended. Experience with laboratory instrumentation (ICP, HPLC, GC, FTIR) is preferred. This position requires strong communication skills and the ability to work successfully in a team environment. Candidates must be capable of working in an organized fashion on many projects simultaneously. This position requires the ability to stand or to work on a computer for an extended period of time.

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ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.



Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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