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Lab Technician

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Job location: Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands This role is part of our Analytical Chemistry Centre of Expertise (CoE) for the Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory (FSQR) function which supports all business units across Cargill’s platform Food Ingredients & Bio-Industrial (FIBI) in the EMEA region. As Lab Technician, you will take on various duties and responsibilities in several key areas, including Analytics, Reporting, and Housekeeping.

Major Tasks


You work in the central lab and your main task will be executing analyses. The results that are produced will be the basis for further actions within the different product lines and/or businesses.


You process and report all the results to the Coordinator and the Analytical Lead. Before reporting, it is your responsibility to assess and validate the obtained results by checking the equipment, reference materials, standard and/or duplicate results.


You perform housekeeping and maintenance of equipment and handle calibrations. You support a safe working environment through your own actions. You also support the stock management of lab consumables and chemicals. You support and maintain the GLP in the lab.



+ Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related scientific discipline;

+ At least 3 years of experience as analyst;

+ Structured, detail-oriented, accurate and pragmatic approach to work;

+ Strong analytical skills with solid scientific knowledge;

+ Good knowledge of Word and Excel;

+ Good communication skills and business fluency in Dutch and English;

+ Solution-focused team player;

+ Some experience with GLP, Rapid Technologies, NIR, LIMS

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world. Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location

Netherlands-NB-Bergen op Zoom



Job Type



Day Job

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