ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs laboratory work according to prescribed standards.
Determines chemical and physical characteristics or composition.
Sets up, adjusts, and operates laboratory equipment and instruments.
Analyzes samples. Performs laboratory tests according to prescribed standards. Tests for nutritional properties of feed and ingredients and pesticides.
Tests samples to verify conformity to specifications. Records test results.
Cleans laboratory equipment.
Calibrates laboratory instruments.
Assists with the preparation of chemical solutions according to standard formulas.
Safe chemical handling
Move chemicals and transport them to outside chemical storage building
Sample preparation involving grinding of sample
May require availability outside of normal business hours.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
EXPERIENCE: Typically requires a minimum of 1 year of DIRECTLY RELATED experience.