Laboratory Technician

Job Type:Regular
Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You can join, as well, Agropur's extended family.
Agropur Values:
Job Summary:
Lab Technician performs testing on our cheese and whey products to meet specifications of product.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Chemistry, physical, and/or microbiology sample preparation and testing.
  • Equipment operation, calibration, and minor maintenance.
  • Reagent (microbiological and chemical) preparation.
  • Record data in log books and computer spreadsheets.
  • Interpretation of data.
  • Reporting of results.
  • General lab cleanup and organization; restock supplies.
  • Team Oriented.
  • Maintain a safe work environment.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Technical Competencies:
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow documents and procedures. (GLP, SOP, MSDS, GMP, test procedures, and HACCP)
  • Able to properly document information legibly.
  • Basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to read, understand and speak English.

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

Non-technical Competencies:
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Good to excellent communication skills.

Work Conditions:
  • Be able to move up to 50 pounds.
  • Be able to move up and down stairs.
  • Able and willing to work safely with chemical and microbiological hazards and antibiotics
  • Able and willing to wear all PPE per position requirement.
  • Able to move about work stations in Laboratory environment for a 12 hour shift.
  • Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level repetitively.
  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.
  • Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and overnight shifts if needed or assigned.

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