Lab Tech in Middlebury, two positions available!

Middlebury, Vermont
Science & Research
Job Type
US$ 14.00 - US$ 15.50 per hour
Reference Number
Fanton,Hannah, Spherion
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Job Description

We are seeking two Lab Techs for our busy client, a well-known, award winning company with a location in Middlebury. The Lab Tech will be responsible for performing quality checks on incoming raw ingredients, production that is in process, and that is being finished on a daily basis. Individual must have prior experience in food manufacturing, with preferred candidates possessing two+ years of prior lab experience.

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Essential Responsibilities:
Responsible for timely and accurate testing of samples and reporting results.
Ability to complete multiple projects within deadlines while performing assigned lab duties.
Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices.

Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
Analyze all samples of incoming raw materials in order to ensure that the product meets specifications and are approved for use in production. Document results.
Analyze pre-shipment samples of raw materials and either approve or reject product for shipment. Document results.
Obtain samples from control points on the production / packaging line and perform various quality tests. Document and interpret results.
Summarize quality control data and report results to supervisor.
Perform sensory analysis on all incoming goods.
Perform Statistical Process Control charting for various attributes.
Pull samples each day during production to evaluate and then store in Sample Library for future reference.
Perform special projects assigned by the Quality Assurance Coordinator or Director of Operations.
Put together samples for shipments to potential customers.

Working hours: Monday-Friday 8-5

Job Requirements:

Knowledge of lab practices
Know how to use a calculator.
Proven ability to interact effectively with fellow employees
Must be reliable and a team player
Able to work with little supervision
Able to work any shift and overtime when needed.
Must have the ability to work well with all people.
Can follow instructions.
Knowledge of GMP's, Safety Rules, HACCP and Good Lab Practices.

Physical Requirements:
The essential functions: will be mostly standing and sitting but may also require some walking, bending and climbing. There may be some lifting, but generally not over 15 lbs.

Position Qualifications:
Prefer Four-year college degree in Science or Math and or related field.
Excellent communication skills, and work effectively with other departments.
Computer skills including Word, Windows and Excel.
Must have mature judgment abilities.
Ability to work without direct supervision.

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