QC Specialist – Decatur, IL



Job Title:

QC Specialist – Decatur, IL


Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description:

Quality Control Specialist-Decatur, IL

West Refinery Laboratory

This is a full-time, exempt position.

Job Duties:

Trouble shoot and perform maintenance, calibrations and validations on laboratory equipment such as HPLC, ICP, GC, Karl Fisher, Mettler Dropping Point, Spectrophotometer, Spectrocolorimeter, Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR).

Assist in method development for new testing and method improvements.

Participate in the training and development of laboratory technicians.

Perform Weekly Balance Verifications.

Assist with scheduling.

Write and update laboratory procedures.

Track and maintain laboratory inventory.

Support all plant and company safety, environmental, and quality initiatives.

Learn Quality Control Manager tasks and be able to fill in as required.


Previous experience with running and maintaining lab instrumentation such as HPLC, ICP, GC, Karl Fisher, and/or other basic laboratory equipment is preferred.

A bachelor’s or master’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry or similar discipline is preferred.

Previous experience working in a food safety or FDA regulated environment is preferred.

Candidate must be detail oriented with strong documentation and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Physical Requirements:

Standing for long periods of time

Ability to carry up to 50 lbs.

Walk to all levels and areas of the process plant and work through seasonal temperature changes

Must be available for phone technical support 24/7 and come in for emergency maintenance/technician coverage as needed.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check. 





IL – Illinois

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ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

About ADM::

ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. Were a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. Were blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. Were a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. Were an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And were a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at www.adm.com.