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Laboratory Technician

Plainfield, IL

Posted: 04/12/2023 Job Number: 23620297

Job Description

100% Onsite.

Shift timings:
  • First week - long Week: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 6.00am to 6.00pm.
  • Second week - short week: Wednesday and Thursday. 6.00am to 6.00pm.
  • Third week - long Week: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 6.00am to 6.00pm.
  • Fourth week - short week: Wednesday and Thursday. 6.00am to 6.00pm.
  • This is the same pattern for entire length of assignment.

Project Description:
  • This role as part of the Quality Team will play a key role in delivering on the quality and food safety commitments of the organization, in ensuring that the Client's high standards are maintained.
  • As a member of the plant quality team, the Quality Technician is responsible for ensuring that production maintains the established standards and quality control systems outlined by the Client to safely produce quality cases of our various distilled products that meet the Client's commercially accepted criteria.
  • Providing quality leadership on shift.
  • Performing microbiological testing of water, distilled products, and ingredients.
  • Performing process audits to monitor compliance to Global Risk Management and North American Standards.
  • Performing inspections of raw materials to ensure conformance to product specifications.
  • Performing sensory analysis of in process products, finished products and ingredients.
  • Performing analytical testing on process products, finished products and ingredients to ensure adherence to product specifications.
  • This position reports to the Quality Team Lead.
  • As a secondary function, they will be expected to gain an understanding of the calibration, maintenance and basic repair of the testing equipment utilized for quality analysis in the laboratory and in production.
  • They will also be expected to contribute their technical expertise to solve problems for the plant operations and participate in cross-functional work-teams.
  • This position will work closely with the other shift Quality Technician and Operations Team Members on the shift to support the accurate analysis of our products and ingredients using testing equipment.
  • This will require them to be able to quickly analyze a problem and provide timely remedies to ensure a continuous flow of production.
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritize their workload is critical to being successful in this role.
  • Development, implementation, and maintenance of an asset care program for testing equipment that covers maintenance, calibration, repair and replacement.
  • Document procedures to ensure consistency in the use and operation of test equipment.
  • Define the requirements and train Quality Technicians to perform basic troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Perform microbiological testing and analysis in accordance with Company defined protocols.
  • Provide Quality Technician coverage as required.
  • Deliver Quality objectives as assigned.

Required Skills:
  • Degree/Diploma in Science or Engineering preferred or 3-5 years of analytical experience in a laboratory or in a plant environment.
  • Prior experience working in a production laboratory that directly supports on site production and/or processing departments.
  • Ability to analyze issues and provide logical resolutions.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Familiarity with non-conforming product hold management is a plus.
  • Familiarity with HPLC, spectrophotometer, alcolyzer, and other equipment used in analysis of distilled products and ingredients is a plus.
  • Familiarity with microbiological test methodology is a plus.
  • Anyone from chemistry or microbiology domain is highly preferred.

This 4+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Anthony: anthony@alphaconsulting.Com


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