Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.
We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Quality/Labs team is currently seeking a Lab Technician at our St. Gabriel, LA site.
You will Provide analytical laboratory support and data to St. Gabriel production units and/or environmental operations to ensure efficient operations and production of agrochemical products. Perform analytical test methods on routine and non-routine samples and review data to ensure accuracy and integrity.
Provide analytical data to support operating units in a timely and cost effective manner.
Ensure that all reported data are produced following established SOPs and QA/QC criteria.
Review and revise analytical methods with chemist, as needed.
Provides analytical support and data to production units to ensure efficient operation and production of quality products.
Provides accurate, timely, and defensible data to production units.
Ensures that all reported data are produced following established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Quality Analysis (QA)/Quality Control (QC) requirements.
Perform preventative maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment as directed.
Maintain retention sample storage area.
Assist in general housekeeping for the laboratory including proper disposal of chemicals.
Follows all safety and environmental procedures to eliminate incidents.
Reports non-conformances, according to established procedures and criteria, and assists in corrective action where appropriate.
Participates in internal and external Quality audits.
For business critical needs, on occasion, overtime coverage on nights/weekends will be required for callouts of specified analyses.
Minimum College degree with science major (desired), or High School diploma with minimum 5 years Industrial laboratory experience
3-5 years of experience with comprehension of analytical techniques and operation of analytical laboratory instrumentation and equipment (such as GC, HPLC, GC/MS, IC, IR, Titration, particle size, GC/headspace)
Experience with SPC and laboratory data management systems (LIMS, Chemstation, etc.)
Multiple project planning
Maintain proper laboratory data documentation
Follows analytical QA/QC procedures (SOPs)
Maintains Good housekeeping and laboratory practices,
Good interpersonal skills – gets along well with colleagues and customers
Attention to detail
Demonstrates good recording keeping and documentation skills
What We Offer:
A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members
Flexible work options to support your work and personal needs
Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts your first day
401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.