Technician for Snacks Research Team in Hershey, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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    Hershey, PA
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Job Description


Snacks Research Team

Hershey, PA

First Shift, Mon-Fri

Main Duties:

  • This individual will be asked to prepare, wash, cut, dry, sort and package fruits and vegetables. They will also be asked to clean equipment, lab space and pilot plant space.
  • The work may occur in the lab or the pilot plant.
  • The individual may need to operate standard analytical equipment and tools or operate processing equipment in the lab and pilot plant.
  • The individual will be responsible for maintaining our highest quality of food safety standards and sanitation standards.

Typical Day:

  • 60% preparing fruits and vegetables for processing and operating pilot plant / lab drying equipment
  • 30% cleaning equipment and work spaces
  • 10% completion of documentation

Technical Skills:

  • 45% ability to prepare and process fruits and vegetables while maintaining quality and safety standards.
  • 45% ability to clean equipment and work spaces
  • 10% ability to record data


  • Experience working on a team
  • Experience working in a food or manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Excel and Word
  • Preferred: Experience preparing and processing fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains, experience in Research and Development


  • High school diploma or GED required. 0-2 years’ experience required.


  • Because this is a research and development environment, the daily work is helping with experimentation.
  • This means that the work plan changes on a daily basis, and needs to involve some flexibility and creativity.
  • We need someone who can react favorably to changes to plans, and stay motivated when problems arise.

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