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Food Science Lab Tech


Posted Friday, July 14, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003905629

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Memphis, TN
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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.


Bake Lab-

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.


Pathogens Lab-

They will be conducting microbiologic testing for

salmonella, E.coli, and listeria.


They will be cross trained to work in the bake lab and

pathogens lab.

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,

quality assurance


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!


Additional incentives-

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

science-related discipline.

▪ Industrial/Quality control laboratory experience is


*A.S. degrees are also accepted


Experience Level:

Entry Level



Contact Information


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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