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Food Safety Analyst – Arlington, VA
Lidl

 

 

The QA Analyst will be responsible for assisting day to day Lidl analytics tasks within the Quality Assurance department. The primary responsibilities include: scheduling sample shipments, reviewing and evaluating third party laboratory reports, and organizing laboratory test procedures. Apply knowledge of food science, food chemistry, food microbiology, and chemistry in meeting business needs.
 
This role offers responsibility, variety and the satisfaction that your role makes a real impact on our success. The individual will work closely with other internal departments to ensure continuous quality improvement and the success of the Analytics Program.

The Role

 

  • Provide support to Lidl analytics team on a daily basis
  • Work closely with Purchasing department and suppliers to obtain and review new product specifications
  • Manage the Lidl laboratory report database
  • Assist Lidl analytics team on scheduling sample shipment and test planning
  • Collect laboratory reports from third party labs
  • Review and evaluate Lidl laboratory reports
  • Performing additional Quality Assurance tasks as required

 

Your Profile

 

  • Bachelor degree in Food Science, Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Chemistry, or Microbiology and/or a minimum of two years of prior professional work experience in commercial laboratory
  • Commercially aware of the value of Quality
  • Possess excellent knowledge of food testing, nutrition, food chemistry or food microbiology
  • Detail orientated and excellent data management and process skills
  • Self-directed with excellent project and time management skills and an ability to organize, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks with careful attention to details
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Professional demeanor, approach, and appearance
  • In addition to the listed responsibilities, other duties may be require whenever it becomes necessary to maintain operational functioning of the business

Preferred Skills:

  • Master’s degree in Food Science, Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Chemistry, or Microbiology and/or a minimum of two years of prior professional work experience in commercial laboratory
  • Knowledge of federal and state food safety regulations
  • Knowledge of quality assurance food safety programs and procedures
  • Experience working on multi-national teams
  • Self-starter
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible and amenable to change
  • Solution oriented

 

What you can expect

 

Lidl provides motivated candidates the opportunity to join a fast-growing, innovative, entrepreneurial, and collaborative work environment. We offer an expedited career path and promotion opportunities within the company to help driven professionals reach their goals. All full time employees are offered health/dental/vision, 401K with company matching program, paid time off, life insurance, long and short term disability, and commuter benefits.

 

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