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Microbiology/QA Lab Analyst - Tifton, GA

PB2 Foods, Inc Makers of PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter

$25,000 - $30,000 a year - Full-time, Part-time

 

 

 

 

Summary/Objective

Responsible for standard microbiological analysis of raw materials, in process items and finished product by official methods of analysis to determine compliance to specifications. Also responsible for chemical analysis to determine conformance to spec. Responsible for pulling samples of incoming raw materials and in process products. Also responsible for reviewing incoming certificates of analysis for raw goods and creating certificates of analysis for customers. All with the continued goal of providing the highest quality product for consumers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Microbiological and Chemical analysis of incoming raw materials, in process products and finished products and environmental samples and swabs.
  • Sampling of incoming raw materials, in process products and finished products
  • Assist Quality and Food Safety Manager in managing certification programs, renewing when applicable
  • Assist Quality and Food Safety Manager Maintain records and product samples in accordance with federal and state regulations and certifying bodies
  • Assist Quality and Food Safety Manager in maintaining certificates of analysis on all raw materials
  • Assist Quality and Food Safety Manager in creating certificates of analysis for customers when needed
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending classes, workshops etc.
  • Communicate with Shipping dept. on what product has been released and which is on hold
  • Responsible for calibration and maintenance of quality equipment and tools
  • Performing product contact and environmental testing
  • Performing finished product testing

Requirements

  • Bachelorís degree in Food Science, Biology or related field or near graduation in one of these areas
  • Proficient in sterile technique and familiar with routine rapid microbiological analysis- APC, Coliforms, Ecoli, Yeast and Mold, Salmonella, Listeria.
  • Familiar or proficient in rapid chemical analysis of food- fat, moisture, aflatoxin, peroxide value, allergen content
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite Ė Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Relevant combination of training and education deemed appropriate to carry out duties as determined by senior management

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work at a computer for long periods of time
  • Must be able to perform the job duties of all department employees
  • Must be able to stand/walk climb ladders etc. for prolonged periods
  • Must be able to lift and carry 25lbs
  • Some travel will be required must have driverís license or the ability to get one.
  • Must have the ability to answer phone calls.
  • Some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $25,000.00 to $30,000.00 /year

 

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