Intermediate Lab Technician (1st Shift) at Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Henderson, Colorado





Job Description:


Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another-not Wall Street. We're proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:


  • Competitive compensation and rewards

  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family

  • Powerful savings programs

  • Training and career progression

Intermediate Lab Technician (1st Shift)

The Quality Assurance Technician will be responsible to work with Operations to ensure a safe wholesome finished product, which meets our customer's specifications. This is accomplished by conforming to all standards within the LOL Quality Management Systems (LQMS).Work with QA Manager and staff to foster and develop programs to assist all employees in the completion of their duties, especially regarding Quality. Works Plant wide to ensure that product integrity, from a microbiological and analytical standpoint, is protected.

This role is part of our Land O'Lakes, Inc., Purina Animal Nutrition business helping our network of local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers serve producers, and animal owners throughout the United States. Through industry -leading R&D and committed partnerships, we innovate the nutrition products and practices that unlock the full potential of every animal for a healthier, more productive life.

Location city, state : Henderson, CO

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-3:30 pm with occasional weekend, holiday coverage, and periodic overtime possible.

Hourly Wage: $25.25-26.50 depending on experience

Required Qualifications & Experiences:


  • 18 years or older


  • 6+ months experience in a manufacturing setting


  • Effective written and oral communication skills


  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel


  • Ability to learn PC programs.


  • Follow all Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) requirements.


  • Proficient communication/interpersonal skills with the ability to teach, coach, and deliver results.


  • Able to multi-task in fast paced environment with limited supervision


Preferred Qualifications & Experiences:


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • 1+ years' experience of progressive quality assurance or lab experience in a manufacturing environment


  • Associate Degree in science related field


  • Good time management skills to balance everyday workload with additional assignments/projects.


  • Ability to work alone as well as with a team.


  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills


  • Utilize laboratory supplies/items relating to plant sanitation/safety.


  • Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative and flexibility


  • Extremely attentive to detail


  • Analytical problem solving/root cause analysis skills.


Physical Requirements for production positions regularly include:


  • Frequent movement including walking, standing, bending/stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms, lifting, climbing and other active movements.


  • Performing duties while wearing personal protective equipment


  • Working across temperature zones that may include cold and/or hot environments for extended periods and may include work in environments where dust is present.


Nothing in this job description restricts the management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

As a full time employee, you will receive a wide range of benefits for you and your dependents:


  • 3 medical plan choices including HSA plan options


  • Vision & dental plan


  • Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability, parental leave, caregiver leave and emergency leave


  • 401(k) plan with company match and additional automatic contribution regardless of participation


  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and Employee Assistance Program


  • Wellness program focused on Physical, Financial and Emotional Health with opportunity for cash incentives


Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.


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