Agropur, Inc.
  • Quality
  • La Crosse, WI, USA
  • Based on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)


Agropur is looking for a Quality Control Technician I on 2nd shift.

 

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for ensuring all products (incoming and outing) meet quality standards by performing a variety of microbiological and chemical testing in a lab environment.   Responsible for maintaining the following:  cleanliness standards and adhearing to lab safety standarads, assuring Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) standards are maintained and product integrity is preserved.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive, sort, composite and prepare samples for laboratory testing.
  • Prepare compounds and reagents for use in conducting tests.
  • Perform and demonstrate proficiency in the following tests including:
    • Analysis of ash, moisture, scorch, density, dispersability, titratable acidity, pH, flavor, color, and allergens
  • Interpret test results and prepare test solutions.
  • Perform various microbiological test procedures which includes:
    • Preparation of test media
    • Analysis of standard plate count
    • Coliform
    • coli
    • Yeast and mold
  • Review specifications on testing data; enter data into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Ensure lab area and equipment is clean and sanitized according to standards.
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance on lab equipment.
  • Perform quarterly internal proficiency testing; ensure that the level results are acceptable.
  • Support product safety, quality and legality
  • Follow all safety procedures and participates in safety training.

 

Additional Dutues and Responsibilities:

  • Update knowledge and develop professionally on a continuing basis.
  • Other job related duties may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

 

Qualifications:

  •  Requires a Bachelor's or Associate's degree in the Science field and lab experience. 
  • Requires effective problem solving skills and working knowledge of how lab equipment operates.  Equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered.

 

 AA/EEO Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 

 

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