Lab Technician in Fort Dodge, IA at BCforward

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

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Lab Technician

BCforward is currently seeking highly motivated FSQ Technician opportunity in Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Role: FSQ Technician
Location:Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Expected Duration: 9 months
Start date: ASAP
Hours: 6am to 6pm (Monthly rotating shift hours will be either 6am -4pm or 8am to 6pm)

Job description:
The Food Safety Quality Regulatory (FSQR) Technician position is responsible for completion of analytical and microbiological testing in support of the Food Safety Quality and operational teams. Testing may be performed for routine analysis of in-process and final product testing, Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) calibration development and maintenance, and support of trials and experiments. The FSQR Technician is responsible for checking and monitoring instrumentation performance. The FSQR Technician is responsible for entering data into databases and communication of results verbally and/or in writing.

75% Conducts routine quantitative ad qualitative inspections on raw material, in-process and final products; NIR calibration development and maintenance; Support of trials and experiments under the supervision of more senior team members. Entry of data into databases and communication of results verbally or in writing as required. Communicating specification results to internal customers. Release of product meeting prescribed guidelines.

15% Performance of calibration checks, preventative maintenance tasks, and simple repair to analytical instrumentation.

10% Perform miscellaneous job duties as assigned such as; additional sampling and testing as requested, maintaining the food safety management system, solution preparation, sensory preparation, inventory management for lab supplies, and cleaning of lab areas.

Required Qualifications
* High School Diploma/GED with minimum 1 year work experience
* Flexible, able to work nights, holidays, and weekends as required
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
* Must be able to walk, sit, or stand for extended periods
* Able to navigate safely in an industrial environment (e.g., ladders, stairs, stationary and moving industrial equipment)
* Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment.
* Ability to manage multiple priorities.
* Strong attention to detail.
* Microsoft Office Suite experience.
* Ability to work in a team environment.
* Demonstrated strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written.
* Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of food safety, safety, quality, productivity, cost, and employee relations.

Preferred Qualifications
* Associates Degree in Science field
* Understanding of basic sciences and analytical techniques

We must inform you that during the hiring process, we may ask for you to disclose and provide us with various categories of your personal information, including identifiers such as your name and address, professional information, commercial information, education information, and other related information. Please note that we will only use this information to facilitate and complete the recruiting process. This posting is not an offer of employment. All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and willing to cooperate with a background check and drug screen, to the extent permitted by federal and local laws up to and including both criminal and financial reviews. The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this job posting shall render the applicant ineligible for the position. BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. Any subsequent offer of employment shall be considered employment at will regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 117069 when responding to this ad.


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