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Process Technician

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Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description

Process Technician

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world\. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience\. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work\.


This full time position is located in Chicago,IL; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered\. Relocation assistance is not provided\.

The Process Technician will work closely with the department supervisor\. They will run analytical tests on in\-process and finished product in the laboratory\. It is expected that the technician is capable of being trained to fulfill a variety of job roles\. Key attributes of the successful candidate are a strong commitment to the customer, Environmental Health and Safety \(EHS\) excellence and quality production\.

The plant consists of semi\-automated batch reactors\. Technicians will be required to work on a rotating shift basis\. Because of the potential exposure to chemicals, PPE issued for the position includes respirators, chemical resistant clothing, eye protection goggles, safety glasses, and chemical resistant boots\. The plant is also set up with tanks and equipment outside, so this position will spend time in all different types of weather\.

Principal Accountabilities:

+ Monitor all critical operating parameters and make adjustments to the processes as necessary

+ Safely handle \(loading and unloading of bulk trucks, totes and drums\) hazardous chemicals including methanol, flouroboric acid, organic acids, and combustible dusts

+ Follow safe operating procedures and review and offer updates as necessary

+ Perform laboratory analysis including wet chemistry and physical property testing

+ Perform basic department administration including production and analytical entry

+ Coordinate contractor and maintenance activities including safe work permits and LOTO

+ Manage department raw material, finished product, and supplies inventory



+ Right to work in the U\.S\. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third\-party employer\.

+ Cargill requires employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility

+ High School diploma or Equivalent

+ Must be able to read/write English

+ Basic computer skills

+ Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling and pounding with hammer

+ Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

+ Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold\.

+ Ability to work in elevated areas

+ Must be able to operate machinery

+ Forklift certified

+ Ability to work overtime

+ Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts


+ Able to operate heavy equipment

+ Prior experience in production related work

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.

Primary Location US\-IL\-Chicago

Schedule Full\-time

Req ID: CHI00614

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