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LAND O' LAKES, INC. Full-time Associate Research Technician-Companion Animal - R-15718 in Gray Summit, Missouri

Join boundless thinkers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with powerful brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, Nutra Blend, WinField United, Vermont Creamery, KozyShack, and more.You'll join a global team committed to everything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the nutrition that animals need, to marketing the final product.Full-time Associate Research Technician-Companion AnimalThis is a full-time research technician position with the Companion Animal Unit at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center. Providing care and husbandry of Chickens, Sheep, Goats, Deer, Rabbits, and Fish. Tasks include feeding, cleaning up after animals, identifying and caring for sick animals, general upkeep and housekeeping within the unit, some maintenance of facility and equipment, along with data collection and data management using MS Office applications. Previous animal experience is preferred. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.Hours: 7am-3:30pm M-F, 40 hours per week.Education/Experience and Competency Requirements: - High school diploma or GED- Valid Driver's License, and willingness to acquire a Class E License in order to drive a company-owned vehicle- Ability to lift 50lbs.- Must be able to work outside in both hot and cold conditions.- Prior experience working with animals is preferred- Basic computer skills.- Must be able to work well in a diverse environment.Preferred Experience:-Animal care experience, livestock preferred.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.Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity