Allen Flavors, Inc. is looking for a Laboratory
Technician, Product Development!
Great work environment and training opportunities!
Allen Flavors, Inc . is a
flavor formulation and ingredient supply-company currently seeking a
Laboratory Technician to work in our Product Development Department in
various roles associated with the manufacturing of beverage formulation.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Laboratory Technician in Product Development will be responsible for ordering
supplies, sample receipts, and small equipment maintenance and will provide
support to the Laboratory Department in testing beverage products.
- Must have basic lab
experience, weighing & mixing ingredients and understanding of lab
- Be able to Perform TA, Brix,
RI, Density, refractive index, and color testing using
- Have an understanding of
nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners and be able to formulate to a
specific # of calories per serving using combinations of any.
- Have an understanding of
vitamin and mineral active levels and how to formulate a
vitamin/mineral premix (using Excel).
- Must understand the concept
of unitizing ingredients in a beverage plant formula for ease of use
- Understand various methods to
extend product shelf life and how to select the processing parameters
for different beverage systems (i.e. pasteurization, preservatives)
- Must demonstrate an ability
to weigh accurately and show good lab practices.
- Must be able to make sample
labels and lab request sheets for shipping samples.
- Must be able to calibrate the
lab equipment (titrino, refractometer, ph meters)
- Must understand the
ingredient replenishment protocol.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Degree in Chemistry, Food Science or a related field.
to two years’ experience in a laboratory setting. Beverage development
- Expertise in Microsoft Office
– Word, Excel.
- Excellent interpersonal,
organizational and follow-up skills.
- Personal initiative,
responsibility and flexibility.
- Ability to work under limited
supervision and to handle multiple assignments with limited time constraints.
- Ability to manage cross functional project teams and multiple
projects in a fast- pace, constantly changing environment.
- Excellent math and problem
At Allen Flavors, Inc. we create an
environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encourage to reach
their full potential. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities
and outstanding benefit programs:
- Vacation/Sick/Personal Paid
- Holiday Per Yearly Schedule
(11 to 12 days off depending on length of annual AFI Holiday Break)
- 401(k) with Company Match
- Low Cost Medical, Dental
& Rx & Vision Coverage
- Life Insurance
- And Many More
Are you someone who wants to grow and work with a
great group of dynamic individuals? Who wants a new challenge and bring
contribution to a company?
Come and grow with us! Where everybody will know your name. Interested
candidates should forward their resumes for consideration.
Allen Flavors, Inc. is an Equal
Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer
Job Type: Full-time