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Lab Technician in Platteville, CO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for a Quality Assurance Lab Technician for one of our food and beverage clients in the Mead, Colorado area. They will be responsible for in-process and finished product quality testing, maintaining accurate and complete records and alerting management to any potential quality issues. Great entry level position for someone trying to break into the food and beverage science industry! This is a 1st shift 2 – 3 month contract with possibility of extension (not guaranteed)

Job Duties:

  • All plant personnel have the responsibility to monitor and report any deviations from our Food Safety and Food Quality (HACCP & SQF) programs to your immediate supervisor.
  • Responsible for in-process and finished product quality microbiological and chemical testing.
  • Responsible for performing process control testing in a manufacturing environment.
  • Keeping accurate and complete laboratory testing result records.
  • Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices and Safety Procedures.
  • Communicate any potential quality issues to Quality Assurance Manager.
  • Laboratory testing result data entry.
  • Member of HACCP team.
  • Will be cross trained in all lab functions.
  • Will provide coverage for other departmental employee absences.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Dairy Manufacturing, Food Science, Microbiology or related field preferred.
  • Experience in dairy laboratory testing procedures preferred. College lab experience or other lab experience acceptable
  • Knowledge of laboratory testing methods.

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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.