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R&D Technician - Carol Stream, IL 60188
Prinova is the leading Global supplier to the food and nutrition industries, of high quality, complete ingredient, flavor and blending solutions, complimented by superior market knowledge and exceptional customer service. We serve customers in the Food and Beverage, Sports Nutrition and Dietary Supplement industries. We continue to grow through innovation, strategic planning, and relationship building.
At Prinova, we pride ourselves on hiring individuals who are innovative thinkers with diverse backgrounds. Our culture is based on four simple practices: Be There, Play, Make Their Day, and Choose Your Attitude!
R&D Lab Technician
Location: Carol Stream, IL
Type: Full Time
The R&D Lab Technician creates premix samples for customer evaluation. In addition, the R&D Lab Technician will evaluate raw materials and perform specification testing when applicable.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Other tasks as assigned by manager
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelorís degree in Food Science, Nutrition or Pharmacy preferred or one to three years related experience and/or training. Previous lab experience and knowledge of metric system required.
Ability to read, understand and interpret regulatory information, industry standards, and International and Federal Food Regulations. The ability to format and create R&D/quality documents where necessary.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. Thorough understanding of unit conversions, nutritional analysis calculations.
Ability to make educated judgments on correctness, accuracy, and appropriateness of information. Must be able to organize, and prioritize and make decisions.
Attention to Detail
Must continually demonstrate a strong attention to detail and careful execution of tasks.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Contact Management systems; Database software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. Must be comfortable collecting and interpreting data.
It is the responsibility of each employee to comply with occupational safety and health standards issued under OSHA and to follow all rules, regulations, and procedures established by the Company to ensure that their actions do not impact the health and safety of themselves or others.
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