Cargill Lab Technician in Mouscron, Belgium

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 150,000 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.


Position Purpose:

The job holder takes responsibility of the day to day activities withing the micro laboratory. The job holder will need to be able to prioritise well and show a high standard of effective communication at all levels whilst reporting any major issues to the Quality Manager of his/her deputy.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Cover for Technical/Quality Administrator (see job description)

  • Sampling and microbiological testing of all raw materials, intermediate and finished products according to testing plan

  • Accountable for the release of raw materials according to specifications

  • Record of all data linked to the lab activities on paperwork/PC

  • Calibration of laboratory equipment according to schedule

  • Update relevant Quality databases and report any Non Conformances

  • Carries out environmental monitoring in the factory

  • Organisation of proficiency testing and reporting of results

  • Organises stock of materials for the efficient running of the lab

  • Deal with Quality Control issues on site

  • Be involved in General Quality improvement projects

  • Report any complaints

  • Comply with EHS, Hygiene and Food Safety and Allergen Rules.


  • Microbiological experinec preferred

  • Windows

  • Microsoft office knowledge: excel, outlook, word.

  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail

  • Proactive

  • Good problem solving and decision making skills

  • Team orientation, collaborative working style.

Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location Belgium-WHT-Mouscron

Req ID: MOU00433