QA Tech [Ref# 622] 1/17/2022 Return

Gem State Staffing-Caldwell is now seeking a Laboratory Technician for a local dairy products manufacturing company. Our client is one of the countries most respected food product producers.

Laboratory Technicians Ensure that all products’ analytical, micro and organoleptic properties are in compliance with product and regulatory specifications. This includes communicating test results to Lab Manager and other Management as deemed necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
• Responsible for testing, sampling, documentation, and out-of-specification call backs as well as other duties or projects as may be assigned including in some cases releases
• Contacts supervisor immediately when product does not meet specifications. Recommending process adjustments to meet specifications
• Execute testing of finished product line samples for micro and analytical. In some occasions might obtain the samples
• Execute testing of raw and pasteurized samples for micro and analytical. In some occasions might obtain samples
• Performs environmental conveyor swabbing as required by program standards
• Responsible for accurately record and retain data from analysis
• Calibrates equipment and ensures that testing equipment and methods produce results in agreement with an established standard
• Performs extra tests when needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• If applicable, ability to attain Appendix N Industry Analyst level certification
• Strong computer skills with knowledge of MS office software
• Ability to work independently
• Good communications skills, verbal and written
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• High level of organizational skills
• Ability to perform analytical and micro tests such that results are in agreement with a standard and/or duplicate testing by a recognized laboratory
• Basic understanding of microbiology and familiarity with plating methods

Education, Experience and Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree in a science discipline preferred or currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in science discipline.
• 2+ years laboratory technician experience.


Shift: Mon-Fri 7:00am-4:30pm

Starting Pay: $16.00/hr DOE

Type: Temp-to-Hire

Application Instructions
All applicants must apply in person at 304 Cleveland Blvd in Caldwell. No appt needed for interviews during normal biz hours. Got questions?! We love questions (208) 455-3504