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FSQ Technician at Cargill

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Hazleton, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

Position Purpose

The Production Quality Technician position is responsible for completion of analytical and microbiological testing in support of the Food Safety Quality and operational teams. Testing may be performed for routine analysis of in-process and final product testing, basic instrumentation troubleshooting and maintenance, and support of trials and experiments. The FSQR Technician is responsible for checking and monitoring instrumentation performance and routine calibration checks. The FSQR Technician is responsible for entering data into databases and communication of results verbally and/or in writing.

Principal Accountabilities

75% Conducts routine quantitative ad qualitative inspections on raw material, in-process and final products; instrumentation analysis and maintenance; Support of trials and experiments under the supervision of more senior team members. Entry of data into databases and communication of results verbally or in writing as required. Communicating specification results to internal customers, product standardization decisions and release of product meeting prescribed guidelines.


15% Performance of calibration checks, preventative maintenance tasks, and simple repair to analytical instrumentation.


10% Perform miscellaneous job duties as assigned such as; additional sampling and testing as requested, maintaining the food safety management system, solution preparation, sensory preparation, inventory management for lab supplies, and cleaning of lab areas.


Relocation will not be provided for this position.

Required Qualifications
• Associates Degree in Science related field OR a High School Diploma/GED with 1+ years’ of relevant work experience.
• Able and willing to work nights, holidays, and weekends as required.
• Able and willing to lift up to 50 pounds.
• Able and willing to walk, sit, or stand for extended periods.
• Able and willing to navigate safely in an industrial environment (e.g., ladders, stairs, stationary and moving industrial equipment).
• Microsoft Office Suite experience, specially Excel.

Preferred Qualifications
• Associate’s Degree in Science field.
• Experience of basic sciences and analytical techniques.


Success Factors
• Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written.
• Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of food safety, safety, quality, productivity, cost, and employee relations.