Borden Dairy Company Lab Technician - London, KY in London, Kentucky

Lab Technician - London, KY

Department: Supply Chain - Manufacturing

Location: London, KY

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Position: Laboratory Technician

Location: London, KY

Report to: QA Manager/Supervisor

Position Summary:

Performs and documents testing of materials and finished products.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Performs microbiological analysis of raw materials and finished products.

  • Responsible for hold/release/rejection of finished goods.

  • Performs chemical analysis of raw materials and manufactured products.

  • Verifies compliance and alerts QA Manager/Supervisor of any deviations from specifications.

  • Performs in-plant weight checks, temperature checks, ingredient usage and distribution, finished product appearance, code date verification, pH testing and metal detection verification.

  • Perform calibration and scheduled preventative maintenance on lab equipment.

  • Responsible for daily finished product evaluations.

  • Performs sensory evaluation of raw material and finished products.

  • Performs environment testing.

  • Must follow all safety policies and procedures at all times.

  • Must follow companies GMP-s, SOP-s, and SSOP-s at all times.

  • Must wear appropriate PPE at all times.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Manager/Supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors' degree in a job related field of study (i.e., Food Science, Dairy Science, Microbiology, Chemistry).

  • College experience preferred.

  • Prior experience in laboratory environment required.

  • Ability to read chemical labels and follow safe handling procedures for food grade products.

  • Must be able to work weekends, and varying shifts (days, evenings, nights).

  • Computer experience in Microsoft Office required.

  • Excel spreadsheet experience required.

  • Must be organized and detail oriented.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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