Land O' Lakes Dairy Research Technician in Gray Summit, Missouri

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC ( is a national organization serving producers, animal owners and their families through more than 4,700 local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers throughout the United States. With an uncompromising commitment to animal excellence, Purina Animal Nutrition conducts industry-leading R&D initiatives that create and sustain a valued portfolio of complete feeds, supplements, premixes, ingredients and specialty technologies for the livestock and lifestyle animal markets. Species served by Purina Animal Nutrition include both large and small animals, including cattle, horses, swine, chickens, hamsters, gerbils and rabbits. Headquartered in Shoreview, Minn., Purina Animal Nutrition LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, Inc.

This is a milker/feeder/collection position responsible for the collection of salable high quality milk from dairy cows and measurements of milk weights along with any required milk samples. This position is responsible for maintaining stalls, alleys, movement of cows to and from their pens, and collection of research samples.

Shift is 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Occasionally 4:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Weekends and Holidays are required.


  • High school diploma.
  • Valid Drivers License.
  • Must obtain a Class E.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.
  • Must be able to work outside in both hot and cold conditions.
  • Prior experience working with Dairy Cows is preferred.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to work well in a diverse environment.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Primary Location: US-Missouri-Gray Summit
Job Function: Research and Development
Organization: Feed
Job Type: New Grad
Travel: No
Job Posting: Jul 12, 2018
Req ID: R-4098