SC QC Technician - Analytical Chemistry Lab and Micro Lab

Job Description

Auto req ID: 199495BR

Job Description

Duties

  • Perform laboratory analyses including Gas Chromotography, Liquid Chromotography, and Atomic Absorption
  • Perform laboratory solution and media preparation.
  • Insure calibration and maintenance of all plant chemistry lab equipment
  • Perform analytical testing of ingredients and products.
  • Perform water sample collection and analysis for analytical results.
  • Process and analyze paperwork for QC functions.
  • Microbiological reading and plating finish good / raw material / culture swab…etc
  • Plant water micro management
  • Environmental air sampling
  • Allergen testing program
  • Micro database management
  • Manage raw material micro testing program
  • Microbiological conformance to specification (Finish goods sample frequency, culture swab / ATP swab at pre-operational post CIP
  • Train Techs on new procedure, create SOP, one point lesson, or flow chart, QC form
  • Support QA management during audits
  • Perform incoming inspections of carriers, ingredients and packaging materials.
  • Analyze and document analysis of materials used in manufacturing.
  • Monitor, analyze and document in-process conditions, materials and products.
  • Collect samples for environmental microbiology monitoring of manufacturing areas.
  • Monitor and perform lab equipment calibrations.
  • Performs or assists with additional assignments as directed by QC Management.
  • Insure laboratory data integrity through use of good lab practice, data analysis, documentation, and interpretation of results
  • Insure excellent customer service by understanding customer needs and delivering data in a meaningful format

Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED
  • 2 years previous quality experience in a food/beverage manufacturing facility OR an Associate Degree in Chemistry or Food Science/Microbiology
  • Strong understanding of Gas Chromotography, Liquid Chromotography, and Atomic Absorbsion methodology including method development and troubleshooting
  • Proficiency in performing analytical lab procedures and troubleshooting lab equipment
  • Mathematical aptitude and analytical skills
  • Computer literacy with Windows, Microsoft office application and other lab software
  • Must have the ability to read, write and speak in one-on-one and group settings to communicate complex topics, information and specifications related to food manufacturing, food quality and food regulations
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize workload
  • Strong understanding of basic laboratory skills and good laboratory practices
  • Adapt easily to changing priorities
  • Strong math, written, and oral communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work independently on projects
  • Demonstrates good leadership skills with a focus on quality
  • Demonstrates a professional attitude in personal, technical, and organizational activities
  • Computer skills to include: LIMS, AMAPS, SAP, Excel, Word and DOCS
  • Good analytical skills including verification and calibration of lab instruments

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular


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