Work in Iowa Manufacturing Jobs

Job Information

ADM Lab Technician - Clinton, IA in Clinton, Iowa


Job Title:

Lab Technician - Clinton, IA


Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description:

Lab Technician – Clinton, IA

This is a full time, non-exempt position.

Job Description:

Perform routine analytical chemistry tests in an accurate and timely manner. Be responsible for conducting routine quality control (QC) testing and recordkeeping in a safe, accurate and orderly manner. Conduct various wet chemical and instrumental analyses of samples for process control and final QC inspection. Ensure the accuracy of finished product analysis.


  • An Associate’s degree in science or equivalent work experience is preferred.

  • Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Science background

  • Previous experience with the analytical testing

  • Familiar with GMP/GLP (Good Manufacturing/Laboratory Practices)

  • Understanding of wet chemistry techniques

  • Experience with lab instrumentation

Job Requirements:

  • The willingness and ability to work a rotating 12-hour shift including nights, weekends, holidays and on-call coverage

  • Actively participate in training efforts and safety initiatives

  • Attention to detail following procedures, proper analytical technique and computer entry

  • Good judgment in reporting errors, unusual conditions or events to supervision

  • Communicate results, problems, and priorities to supervisor and production departments in a timely manner

  • Strong computer skills including accurate data entry and the use of databases and MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Ability to follow complicated technical instructions

  • Ability to use mathematics

  • Flexibility in accepting change and an attitude of continuous improvement

  • Maintain proper housekeeping and cleanliness in all work areas

  • Maintain routine supplies in work area on each shift worked

Core Competencies:

  • Accountability

  • Attention to detail

  • Commitment / Dependability / Ownership

  • Composure Under Pressure / Professionalism

  • Customer Focus

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Team Focus

  • Openness in Communicating / Listening

  • Organization & Planning / Management of Priorities

  • Problem Solving / Decision Making

  • Results Orientation

Special Characteristics:

  • Must have the ability to relocate equipment and supplies.

  • Must have the ability to walk long distances, stand for long periods of time and climb stairs and ladders.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.


Req/Job ID:





IA - Iowa

Ref ID:



About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at





Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM. (


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).

  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.

  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).

Additional benefits include:

  • Paid time off including paid holidays.

  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.

  • Tuition assistance.

  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.

*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.