Job DescriptionSenior Scientist - NIR/FT-NIR SpecialistADM Global Quality Control LaboratoryThis is an exempt level position.Position Summary:The successful candidate will serve as a NIR/FT-NIR subject matter expert within global quality control laboratory group, implementing strategies and supporting tactics for successful benchtop NIR/FT-NIR program management in ADM's quality control laboratories.Job Responsibilities:* Build a robust ADM global benchtop NIR program in quality control laboratories to ensure accurate and reliable data generated by NIR network* Define the requirement for NIR calibration* Review and analyze data for the improvement and development of NIR calibrations* Develop ADM matrix specific NIR calibrations for new product development.* Improve existing NIR calibration by analyzing the global data as needed by different business units* Centralize and standardize existing NIR calibration based on product type and regions* Explore new methods and techniques related to NIR* Provide SME support for troubleshooting related to NIR processes and programs* Build strong relationship with NIR vendors.* Track and trend the NIR data for optimizationJob Requirements:These skills and experiences will be required for the candidate:* Subject matter expert in chemometrics and NIR spectroscopy in a food industry or laboratory environment.* B.S degree with 5+ years of relevant experience in NIR measurement in food related industry* Experience with different spectroscopic techniques* Experience in database management* Project management, demonstrating delivery of value to the business through execution of projects* Experience in method development* Knowledge of statistics and SPC tools* Excellent written and oral communication skills with both technical and non-technical personnel* Demonstrated ability to work with diverse, multidisciplinary teamsRelocation assistance is available with this position.This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.
Location/Region: Decatur, IL (62523)