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Laboratory QC Technician Job

DATE POSTED: Jul 22,2017

LOCATION: Billings, MT

CATEGORY : Laboratory

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5807

FULL JOB TITLE: Lab/QC Tech - Billings, MT

Lab/QC Technician

If you live safety always and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Service's culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving s

uperior results with integrity together while connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to lead your own engagement. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never envisioned while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.

Loveland Products Inc., a division of CPS, offers a complete line of high performance crop input products including seed treatment, plant performance, nutritionals, adjuvant and crop protection products. Loveland Products brings new, unique chemistries to the marketplace to provide innovative solutions to problems across the agricultural and professional non-crop industries.

Key Tasks:

  • Provide lab support by analyzing production raw materials, in-process, final product and retention
  • Assist with analytical method development and validation
  • Work with laboratory instruments such as pH meter, analytical balance, Densitometer, KF titrator, Acid titrator, Gas Chromatograph, HPLC, and NIR Spectrometer.
  • Perform troubleshooting and routine maintenance activities on laboratory
  • Perform wet chemistry methods such as dilutions, filtrations, emulsion tests, and insoluble
  • Conduct QA inspection audits on incoming raw materials, in-process, and final products.
  • Assist with writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
  • Interact professionally with other departments, customer representatives and regulatory
  • Abide by all Safety Policies and
  • Perform QC Lab monthly Safety Inspections.

Skills, Education, Qualifications:

  • At least 2 semesters of college chemistry or equivalent work experience in a lab
  • Excellent mathematical
  • Proficient computer skills (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access).
  • Must be a self-starter and possess effective communication skills with the ability to interact with plant personnel on a daily
  • Proven multi-tasking skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Excellent documentation and organization
  • Ability to work various shifts as needed.

Desired Skills:

  • Chromatography software experience (Total Chrom, Chem Station, and or Empower chromatography software).
  • Tiamo software experience.
  • Quant Lab Software experience.
  • Technical writing experience.
  • Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) experience.

Why Crop Production Services?

Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver results with integrity, is what sets Crop Production Services apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Crop Production Services an award winning company. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Crop Production Services, an Agrium company, is committed to building an inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans. Additionally, our Employee Resource Groups – the Women's Inclusion Network and the Young Professionals Network, create awareness and opportunity for constructive action and dialogue.

Those passionate about this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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