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Lab Technician II - Branch Jerome Cheese - Jerome, ID



Davisco Foods is currently looking for a Lab Technician at it's Jerome, ID location.

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

•    Microbiology, Chemistry, Physical, and/or sample preparation and testing.

•    Equipment operation, calibration, and minor maintenance.

•    Reagent (microbiological and chemical) preparation.

•    Record data in log books and computer spreadsheets.

•    Interpretation of data.

•    Reporting of results.

•    General lab cleanup and organization; restock supplies.

•    Team Oriented.

•    Maintain a safe work environment.


Technical Competencies:

•    Ability of microbiological preparation techniques; including dilutions, plating, enumeration and others.

•    Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.

•    Ability to read and understand SOP’s.

•    Ability to read and understand Chemical MSDS.

•    Ability to read and understand Lab GLP’s.

•    Able to properly document information legibly.

•    Understand and follow Plant SOP’s, GMP’s and HACCP Protocols.



•    High School Diploma

•    A.A.S. or B.S. degree in Science, Chemistry, Food Science or equivalent training and experience.

•    Microbiological training and/or experience preferred.


Non-technical Competencies:

•    Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

•    Requires the ability to communicate and document work.

•    Strong organizational skills.

•    Good to excellent communication skills.

•    Able to work as a team member as well as independently when needed.


Work Conditions:

•    Occasionally move up to 50 pounds.

•    Be able to move up and down stairs.

•    Able and willing to work safely with chemicals.

•    Able and willing to wear all PPE per position requirement.

•    Able to move about work stations in Laboratory environment for a 12 hour shift.

•    Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level repetitively.

•    Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.

•    Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and every other Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned.



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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law


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