Bakery Technician ll in Plymouth, MN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Lab Technician - Bakery

Plymouth, MN

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assist developers in the Bakery Applications team in bench-top and pilot plant processing, e.g. ingredient scale-up, getting equipment ready before testing, post-test clean-up, and general lab housekeeping
  • Perform basic physical and analytical analysis
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline basis
  • Maintain ingredient and chemical storage in accordance with food safety guidelines
  • Maintain pilot plant equipment and all areas utilized by lab
  • Compliance with Food Safety and EH&S policies
  • Document and protect all information to protect and ensure any and all patentable advances in technology as required by company policy. Have the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work effectively with a team as well as independently and possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Associates Science Degree
  • Basic food ingredient and processing knowledge
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Takes initiative in technical problem solving
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work in a lab environment and maintain good food manufacturing practice
  • Ability to lift weights up to 50 lbs. and perform other necessary physical requirements of job

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science or related field
  • Experience working in bakery related project
  • Experience in Sensory Science or related field