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Quality Laboratory Technician

  • Evansville, IN
  • Food Safety & Quality
  • 3rd Shift
  • Full-time

As a Quality Laboratory Technician, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality and safety of our products through the meticulous testing and analysis of samples in our laboratory. Your attention to detail, adherence to established procedures, and commitment to upholding quality standards will be essential in contributing to the success of our quality control processes. The Quality Laboratory Technician in the Quality Control Lab will perform duties such as:

Roles & Responsibilities

    • Primary Technician in the Quality Control Lab performing duties such as:
        • Running in-process and finished product samples on the NIR for protein, moisture and fat

        • Monitor in-process and finished product for conformance to specifications

        • Testing incoming ingredients to assure they meet specifications

        • Review incoming ingredient paperwork for conformance to Company standards

        • Review production paperwork for conformance to specifications and Company standards

    • Primary Technician in the Microbiology Lab running microbiology tests on finished product and environmental swabs.

    • To be a leader in cGMP conformance.

    • To be an active member of the Food Safety Team.

    • Support the Positive Release Program (Hold and Release).

    • Maintain ingredient receiving and finished product Quality files.

    • Send out samples for 3rd party testing as requested.

    • Work overtime as needed.

    • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Skills

  • Leadership experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with others across all Midwestern Pet Food facilities.
  • Experience working in food safety and sanitation in a food manufacturing environment.
  • College degree in food science or related field of science.

Additional Information

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $19.00 per hour

Expected hours: 47.50 per week

Work Location: In person

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule

  • 10 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • Overtime

Company Overview

Midwestern Pet Foods is a fourth generation, family-owned pet food manufacturer based out of Evansville, Indiana. What started as Nunn Milling Company in 1926, Midwestern Pet Foods has now grown to operate four kitchens in the USA, producing an impressive portfolio of excellent pet foods and treats for all kinds of furry friends. Join our family of quality pet food brands!

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