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Lab Technician



Colmenar Viejo, Madrid, Spain
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024
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Lab Technician

Job ID 292995 Date posted 06/07/2024 Location : Colmenar Viejo, Spain Category FOOD SAFETY QUALITY & REGULATORY Job Status Salaried Full Time

Cargill’s size and scale allows us to make a positive impact in the world. Our purpose is to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way.
Cargill is a family company providing food, ingredients, agricultural solutions and industrial products that are vital for living. We connect farmers with markets so they can prosper. We connect customers with ingredients so they can make meals people love. And we connect families with daily essentials — from eggs to edible oils, salt to skincare, feed to alternative fuel. Our 160,000 colleagues, operating in 70 countries, make essential products that touch billions of lives each day. Join us and reach your higher purpose at Cargill.
This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve animal lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Lab Technician will complete routine analytical and laboratory testing within the field of Veterinary Diagnostics in support of the operational teams within our Animal Nutrition business unit. We are looking for a hardworking person who will perform routine analysis on samples of animal origin, being responsible for checking and monitoring instrumentation performance and conducting tests for which we are going to provide intermediate supervision. In this role, you will document results into databases and/or communication test results.

Key Accountabilities

• Tasks related to sample preparation and laboratory tests on various types of samples of animal origin, supporting more complex trials and experiments under intermediate supervision.
• Ensure compliance programs for all individual testing, which includes monitoring adherence to regulations and other procedural at laboratory level.
• Interpret and document results of tests into active databases.
• Run calibration checks, preventive maintenance tasks of laboratory equipment.
• Help maintain and improve an effective safety and quality culture in the laboratory.
• Handle moderately complex administrative, technical or customer support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
• Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications
• Higher degree in Laboratory techniques or equivalent in Sciences
• Fluent level of English
Preferred Qualifications
• University degree in Science (preferably Veterinary, Biological Sciences or similar)
• Previous experience in laboratory, ideally in a Veterinary Diagnostic lab

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:
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