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ADM Lab Technician- Quincy, IL in Quincy, Illinois

Job Title:

Lab Technician- Quincy, IL



Job Description:

Laboratory Technician - Quincy, IL

This is a salaried, non-exempt level position.

Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, conducts in-process and finished product testing to determine adherence to established specifications of quality and purity.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conduct laboratory tests and analyze data for a variety of purposes, such as production, pollution control, quality control, and minor research

  • Test and analyze products, such as feed, beverage and industrial alcohol, to determine if product meets plant specifications prior to release

  • Release in spec vessels and report out of spec vessels

  • Test and analyze production samples, such as fermenters, beerstills, rectifiers, etc., and report uncharacteristic results

  • Test and analyze wastewater samples to ensure effluent is within GPSD discharge limits and report any violations

  • Document results of tests, readings, etc. in logbooks and in TLC (Total Lab Client)

  • Complete certificates of analysis

  • Prepare chemical solutions for use in lab

  • Maintain and calibrate all lab equipment and related field instrumentation

  • Maintains awareness and adheres to all FDA, GMP, TTB, USP, EPA, OSHA and employer standards and guidelines

  • Support and comply with all food safety, quality, and legality requirements

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks

  • Good organizational skills

  • Willingness to assume and learn new responsibilities

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Able to understand and comply with plant GMP and personnel practice requirements

  • Computer skills to utilize lab instrument operation programs

  • Demonstrated math skills to perform calculations associated with lab testing


  • 2 or 4 year science degree is preferred, a high school diploma or GED is required


  • 2 plus years of work experience in a quality assurance lab preferred

Relocation assistance is not available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.




IL - Illinois

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ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

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