The Sanitation Food Scientist is
responsible for performing a variety of complex tests to obtain readings on
the contamination levels of foreign substances that may be in food samples.
Must operate a range of technical equipment in order to
complete objectives. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. A
certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Responsible for the maintenance of equipment throughout the
sanitation laboratory. Complies with laboratory safety and ISO
standards as they pertain to the laboratory. Maintains a clean and orderly
work area. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish
goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Some degree of creativity is expected.
This position reports to
Micro / Sanitation Laboratory Manager.
Perform duties under the
general supervision of the Micro/Sanitation Laboratory Manager.
Assist co-workers in
Operation of a variety of
testing equipment in order to obtain the desired results.
Prepare test solutions,
compounds, or reagents in order to conduct tests.
Ensures that tests and
reports are prepared and customers are notified of results in a timely
May assist in Micro lab
Meet minimum daily sample
Comply with all
laboratory safety procedures.
Comply with all ISO
Follow all standard
operating procedures for department.
Maintains a safe and
secure working environment, complies with all company policies and
of Science in Biology or Food Science, or the equivalent combination of
education and work experience.
Ability to work well under
pressure in a fast-paced environment, able to handle multiple tasks,
capable of prioritizing and planning work activities, excellent verbal and
written communication, demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness. Must
be proficient in the use of PC’s, databases, Microsoft windows applications
including Excel, Word and Outlook. Must be able to safely use and
operate equipment and other tools utilized in the process of performing