Laboratory Technician/Quality Control Analyst
Laboratory Technician, RPM Lab. Prepares and analyzes samples of raw materials, finished products, and intermediate products using both chemical (quantitative and qualitative) and organoleptic quality control tests. Able to follow established methods and standard operating procedures while utilizing preferred laboratory techniques. Operates, calibrates and maintains laboratory instruments and equipment. Effectively performs duties required in the routine maintenance of a safe and efficient laboratory environment which is compliant with company and regulatory guidelines. Maintains current, complete, legible notebooks and laboratory records in compliance with good scientific and regulatory practices. Communicates directly with management and other departments on potential quality issues through prompt and detailed verbal and written communication. Assists with investigations pertaining to quality issues. Performs complex calculations and trouble shooting of methodology and instrumentation. Works in a laboratory environment using teamwork and interpersonal skills to accomplish goals.
Bachelor's degree in a natural science (chemistry, biology, food science, etc.) preferred or with equivalent skill and experience
Experience in a quality control lab preferred.
Demonstrates attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Demonstrates ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Experience using Microsoft based computer applications a must.
Familiarity with liquid and ion chromatography, UPLC, mass spectrometry detection, Tecans, and laboratory information management computer systems a plus.
Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrates the ability to achieve results while operating within company policies and procedures.
This position requires the individual to work with chemical or physical agents which may pose health or safety hazards if improperly handled. This position will require some second shift and/or weekend work.
Monday through Friday and some weekends
Can range from 6am to 5pm
Overtime and weekend work as needed.