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LAND O' LAKES, INC. Research Technician in Gray Summit, Missouri

Imagine what you can do at Land OLakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.At Land OLakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agricultures toughest challenges.Join the team at any Land OLakes location or with one of our retail-owners and youll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.Job Posting Title:Research TechnicianJob Description:This is a laboratory/research position responsible for preparing for and executing research experiments including assisting in developing projects, weighing samples and substrates, preparing media, performing in vitro and in sacco experiments with mixed ruminal microorganisms, cleaning and preparing labware, collecting research samples and data, participating in safety trainings and maintaining safety equipment, drying and grinding samples, data entry and preparing reports. This position is responsible for collecting, preparing and analyzing milk, feed, rumen content, urine, feces, and blood samples. Other responsibilities include feeding, milking, cleaning and caring for cows and steers and other duties as assigned. Weekend and Holiday work is required.Required Qualifications/Education:Associates degree in Animal science or a related field (biology, microbiology, chemistry, etc.)Ability to follow instruction and SOPsAbility to lift 50 lbsBasic computer skills including Microsoft officePreferred Qualifications/Education:B.S. degree in Animal science or a related field (biology, microbiology, chemistry, etc.)Comfortable around large animalsPrior cow and milking experiencePrevious lab experienceLand 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 OLakes, 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.If you need to submit a reasonable accommodation request to complete the employment application process, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT. Please also use this number for any other questions.EOE is the Law (English | Spanish | Chinese)EOE is the Law Supplement (English | Spanish | Chinese)Land O'Lakes EOE Policy Statement Pay Transparency Notice Drug and Alcohol PolicyVEVRAA Federal ContractorEqual Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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