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Lab Technician

Company: Jobot
Location: Peabody
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Full time, permanent opportunity with a leading food production company!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Jamie BeeneAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 per yearA bit about us:We are a global leader of collagen-based solutions for food, health, and nutrition sectors!Why join us?401k + up to 14% matchCompetitive PTO PackageFull Health, Vision, and Dental Growth OpportunitiesJob DetailsLab Technician Classification: Non-exemptSalary Grade: T1-T3Reports to: Quality Assurance ManagerDate Revised by HR: 02/08/19JOB DESCRIPTION Summary/Objective Perform routine physical, chemical and microbiological testing on gelatin samples.Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.All Lab Technicians:

  • Collects and prepares various gelatin and/or raw material samples for testing
  • Performs laboratory tests including microbiological, chemical and physical in accordance with written procedures
  • Identifies non-conforming product and confers with management
  • Accurately records data via lab report, log books
  • Accurately enters test data into computer based LIMS system
  • Performs weekend/Holiday rotation including routine micro and chemical/physical testing
  • Performs and report special tests such as those required by customers according to their specifications
  • Prepares media and stock solutions required for performing tests; Maintains lab supply inventories
  • Keeps work area, supplies, glassware and other equipment clean, organized and properly cared for
  • Calibrates or verifies lab equipment, when appropriate
  • Special projects and other duties as assignedTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following Key Accountabilities: 1. Safety and Security - Demonstrates a commitment to safety by following safety rules & guidelines; follows good housekeeping practices, takes proper care of equipment. Meets requirements of 100% participation in Safety Training & makes safety a priority.2. Job Knowledge - Understanding of methods, materials, tools, equipment and technical procedures. Application of pertinent knowledge and skills. Possesses skills and knowledge to perform the job competently.3. Quantity / Productivity - Amount of work accomplished. Sets priorities and manages time. Can be dependable to finish work. Properly uses materials & equipment to effectively and efficiently complete varying workload in a timely fashion.4. Quality - Considers thoroughness / accuracy / appearance of work; committed to producing a quality product. Recognizes & learns from mistakes, taking appropriate action to reduce errors. Understands the role that quality plays in customer satisfaction. Pays attention to detail and follows standards and procedures. Successfully completes required quality training on time.5. Adaptability- Adjusts for changes in work conditions, assignments and schedules. Able to work under pressure.6. Initiative - Takes action and seeks responsibilities without being told or asked. Able to work without constant supervision. Makes decisions and solves problems. Ability and willingness to accept challenging job assignments; finds new and better methods of accomplishing tasks.7. Interpersonal Skills - Forms and maintains work relationships with co-workers and supervisors. Approaches others in a non-threatening and pleasant manner and treats them with respect. Recognizes and effectively deals with conflict / problem situations with others.8. Communication - Communicates clearly with co-workers and supervisors. Clear, legible handwriting that is thorough and accurate. Keeps appropriate people informed. Communicates accurately & honestly in a candid and respectful manner. 9. Attitude - Open to suggestions and constructive criticism and strives for self-improvement. Willing to take on new assignments. Displays a positive attitude / cooperation.10. Attendance - Regular and punctual attendance and willing to adjust schedule to meet job demands. Individual is at workstation when scheduled and remains for the duration of shift.11. Accountable / Dependable - Takes responsibility for decisions, actions & results; delivers on commitments to stakeholders. Acts in the best interest of stakeholders, places success of the organization ahead of personal gain. Proactive in decisive actions.Supervisory ResponsibilityThis job has no supervisory responsibilities unless the individual holds a team leader position.Work EnvironmentWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals and moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time position. Due to the 24/7 nature of the plant, work on Weekends, Holidays, and Overtime are requirements of the position. Minimum Requirements:
    • Two-year's experience in Chemistry or a related subject
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.Preferred Education and Experience:
      • Microbiology or Chemistry Lab experience
      • HPLC experienceAdditional Eligibility Qualifications
        • Valid Driver's LicenseOther DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Peabody , Lab Technician, Healthcare , Peabody, Massachusetts

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