Lab Technician

Middlebury, Vermont
Science & Research
Job Type
US$ 15.00 per hour, $15 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Rock, Sarah, Spherion
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Job Description

We are actively recruiting for a full-time, hourly Laboratory Technician with one of our clients in Middlebury, VT. The Lab Technician is responsible for performing quality checks on incoming raw ingredients, production that is in process, and that is being finished on a daily basis. This employee in this position will manage the timely and accurate testing of samples and reporting results and have the ability to be certified by the State of Vermont to perform standard plate count, antibiotic testing, and somatic cell counts in the food industry. They must also have the ability to complete multiple projects within deadlines while performing assigned lab duties. The person must follow Good Manufacturing Practices.

Working hours: 7:30am-4:30pm

There may be some lifting, but generally not over 15 lbs. Individual must have prior experience in food manufacturing, with preferred candidates possessing two+ years of prior lab experience. Qualified candidates must be flexible as shift times often rotate, to include participation in weekend and holiday rotations. Some overtime may be required. A four-year college degree in science, math or a related field is preferred.

Ideal candidates must:
- have a knowledge of GMPs, Safety Rules, HACCP and Good Lab Practices.
- have a knowledge of lab practices
- know how to use a calculator.
- have excellent communication skills, and work effectively with other departments.
- have advanced computer skills including Word, Windows and Excel.
- have mature judgment abilities.
- have the ability to work without direct supervision.

Qualified candidates should email their resumes directly to

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