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Sanitation Food Scientist - Kansas City, MO
Piney Technical Services

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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 the                  Micro / Sanitation Laboratory Manager.

Perform duties under the general supervision of the Micro/Sanitation Laboratory Manager.

Assist co-workers in Sanitation Laboratory.

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 manner.

May assist in Micro lab as needed.

Meet minimum daily sample processing quotas.

Comply with all laboratory safety procedures.

Comply with all ISO standards.

Follow all standard operating procedures for department.

Maintains a safe and secure working environment, complies with all company policies and procedures.


Education:         Bachelor of Science in Biology or Food Science, or the equivalent combination of education and work experience.


Skills:                 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 PCs, 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 required tasks. 



Kansas City, MO  


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