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Food Science Lab Tech
Posted Friday, July 14, 2023
Posting ID: JP-003905629
Food science lab technician responsible for making dough and
baking it to test the yeast activity. They will measure how much yeast rises,
conduct oven solids, perform hardness tests, pressure, salt, conductivity, pH,
and caustic titrations.
They will be making dough and baking it then performing wet
bench chemistry analysis, physical testing, and sensory testing of the breads
they are baking.
They will be conducting microbiologic testing for
salmonella, E.coli, and listeria.
They will be cross trained to work in the bake lab and
They will perform line checks on the floor every 2 hours and
in process checks approximately every 3 hours.
They will also go outside 1x per day to pull waste water
Candidates will work 3rd shift 7pm-7am on a 2-2-3 rotation,
but they need to be available to cover 1st shift 7am-7pm as necessary when
other lab techs are out for vacations/sick time.
Training will be 5 weeks on 1st shift 7am-7pm. They will
shadow one of the lab techs on 1st shift and follow their 2-2-3 schedule
chemistry, biology, quality control, aseptic techniques,
laboratory, GMP, microbiology, sample, wet chemistry, titration, pipetting,
Employee Value Proposition (EVP)
Pay increases available can get started at $20-21/hr and
increased to $22/hr within first 3 months. Pay will increase to $23/hr within
9-12 months. Great place to get a start working in a food science laboratory
and build one's career!
They are eligible for the 6% 401k match when they convert
and a monthly bonus typically between $.40-$1/per hour that they worked during
the month based on the following:
customer complaints- 40%
staying within budget- 30%
plant cleanliness- 30%
Education and Experience:
Degree is not required
▪ Technical Degree (e.g. CEGEP or other) or Bachelor’s
degree with emphasis on Laboratory
Techniques, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biology, or another
▪ Industrial/Quality control laboratory experience is
*A.S. degrees are also accepted