Laboratory Technician is an entry-level position within the Corporate Laboratory, which is a service organization supporting R&D, Operations, Quality & Food Safety, and customer initiatives. This position will be responsible for analytical, microbiological, physical, and applications testing. This position will follow good laboratory practices and all Corporate Laboratory safety procedures.
What you’ll do:
Support laboratory sample management activities; receiving, preparing, storage, and maintenance of laboratory samples.
Review laboratory requests and coordinate work load with other laboratory partners. Ensure that timelines and customer needs are met.
Perform analytical, microbiological, physical, and applications testing following documented test methods and procedures with accuracy and precision.
Support laboratory data management activities; interpret, review, and ensure data quality. Prepare reports and documentation as required while meeting timelines and customer needs.
Provide training for new laboratory interns or temporary partners.
Other duties as required (including: Support laboratory investigations, general housekeeping duties in the laboratory, monitor and maintain inventory of supplies and order as needed, etc.).
Maintain high safety awareness while proactively working in a safe manner adhering to facility and laboratory health and safety policy and procedures.
Together with the leadership team, ensures compliance with Food Safety and Food Quality Plans, in addition to customer requirements. Interprets and communicates customer requirements to plant production and/or support groups. Establishes and Audits PCPs, CCPs and Standard Operating Procedures to define and monitor processes, to ensure customer requirements are met. Reviews incidents during which the procedures are not met, and determines appropriate corrective action for partners failing to follow standard procedures.
What you need to succeed:
Associates Degree in Scientific Field
Previous lab experience, preferably in the food industry
Ability to work Monday - Friday, 11:00am - 7:30pm and occasional Saturdays.
Ability to work independently and within team environments as well as communicate effectively both written and verbally.
Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends, to meet customer needs as required.
Have computer competencies; minimally Microsoft Word (word processing) and Excel (spreadsheet) skills and knowledge.
Have a high attention to detail and problem solving skills.
Qualifying positions offer:
A 401(k) plan that includes up to an 8 percent Schreiber match and has been recognized as Best-in-Class for companies with 5,000-plus employees.
A unique Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
An opportunity to share in the company’s success through our pay-for-performance incentive plan.
Competitive medical, prescription drug, dental and vision benefits without a waiting period, including second-opinion medical consultation with specialists
Wellness resources, including a fitness reimbursement program and access to an interactive personalized online wellness program
Paid vacation and holidays
Professional growth and development opportunities through training and our Education Assistance Program
Exciting opportunities. New challenges every day. A chance to make a difference -- and work with great people. That's life at Schreiber Foods.
Take the next step in your career by applying your knowledge and skills at Schreiber... where you'll experience more opportunities, more rewards, more teamwork and be an essential ingredient in the company’s success.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.