Lab Technician Iii, Microbiology

Leprino Foods Company Denver , CO 80208

Posted 3 months ago


Leprino Foods' history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company." To help us achieve that daring vision, we're looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?

For our Denver, CO corporate headquarters we are seeking a Lab Technician III, Microbiology on our fantastic RDQ team to help us achieve the growth needed to continue moving our organization to even larger levels!

The Lab Technician III, Microbiology assists the Microbiology Department by sampling and performing microbiological testing of milk, whey, cheese, and environmental.


  • Load, unload and operate autoclave for the sterilization of media, glassware, trash and dilution water.

  • Assist laboratory personnel by cleaning lab equipment and glassware, disposing of test tubes and filling distilled water jugs for Micro.

  • Maintaining inventory, ordering and receiving supplies.

  • Preparing and shipping collabs.

  • General lab housekeeping.

We Offer You in Return:

  • 401(k) along with enrollment in an annual Profit Sharing plan opportunity we hire to retire!

  • Eligible for tuition reimbursement, award recognition, merit, and competitive health/dental/vision benefits.

  • Corporate office in the LoHi neighborhood just minutes from downtown Denver, including an on-site fast casual restaurant (with a free chocolate milk dispenser!), constant pizza tastings, and a robust gym!

  • A chance to reside in sunny Denver, Colorado: 300 days of sunshine (average winter temperature is 47 degrees), the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and all its outdoor wonders, and home to eight professional sports teams including our very own former Super Bowl champs the Denver Broncos!


ou Have (Minimum Qualifications):

  • High School or equivalent.

We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Microbiology preferred.

Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing. Additional information about this process can be obtained at

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Lab Technician Iii, Microbiology

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