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Smithfield Foods Associate Chemist in DENISON, Iowa

less thandiv>less thandiv>less thandiv>less thandiv>less thandiv>Associate Chemistless than/div>less than/div>less thandiv>less thandiv>less thanbr>less thanbr>IDless thanbr>less thanspan>2020-14977less than/span>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanspan >Job Locationsless than/span>less thanbr>less thanspan>US-IA-Denisonless than/span>less thanbr>less thanbr>Categoryless thanbr>less thanspan>QA/Food Safetyless than/span>less thanbr>less thanbr>Typeless thanbr>less thanspan>Full-Timeless than/span>less thanbr>less thanbr>FLSA Statusless thanbr>less thanspan>Exemptless than/span>less thanbr>less thanbr>Shiftless thanbr>less thanspan>Corporate - Day Shiftless than/span>less than/div>less than/div>less than/div>less than/div>Your Opportunityless thandiv>less thandiv>less thandiv>less thanp>less thanspan>Headquartered in Smithfield, Va., since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly." and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield, Eckrich, and Nathan's Famous, among many others. For more information, visit less thanspan>www.smithfieldfoods.comless than/span>, and connect with us on less thanspan>Facebookless than/span>, less thanspan>Twitterless than/span>, less thanspan>LinkedInless than/span>, and less thanspan>Instagramless than/span>.less than/span>less than/p>less thanp>less than/p>less thanp>less thanspan>The Associate Chemist is accountable for accurate and timely chemical analysis of various meat products This role is responsible for ensuring any and all testing time requirements or constraints are met.less than/span>less than/p>less than/div>less than/div>less than/div>Core Responsibilitiesless thandiv>less thandiv>less thandiv>less thanp>less thanspan>less thanstrong>Sample Preparationless than/strong>less than/span>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>less thanspan>Prepares samples for chemical analysis using standard lab equipment such as plate grinders or bowl choppers.less than/span>less than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>less thanspan>less thanstrong>Product Testingless than/strong>less than/span>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>less thanspan>Conducts accurate chemical analysis of products, as an internal validation that the plant is producing product that meets specification. less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan>Conducts accurate chemical analysis of products to ensure that USDA regulations are met.less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan>Performs representative wet/rapid tests including, but not limited to: Protein, Fat, Moisture, Salt, Ash, Insoluble Impurities and Free Fatty Acid. less than/span>less thanul>less thanli>less thanspan>Completes testing within limits defined in the procedure once the testing has started, in order to avoid invalid testing. less than/span>less than/li>less than/ul>less than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>less thanspan>less thanstrong>General Laboratory Responsibilitiesless than/strong>less than/span>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>less thanspan>Calibrate and perform general maintenance on laboratory instruments and equipment.less than/span>less than/li>less thanli>less thanspan>Perform daily housekeeping duties such as cleaning glassware and countertops.less than/span>less than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>less thanspan>less thanem>The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an e

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