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R&D Food Science Laboratory Technician Food Lakeville, MNLaboratory Technician

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Feb 14, 2011



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Kelly Scientific Resources currently has a 4 month contract, R&D Food Science Laboratory Technician position in the Lakeville, MN area. Position would be Monday ??? Friday, 1st shift, starting as soon as possible.


Accurate and efficient analysis of raw materials, in process product and finished product in accordance with policies and procedures.

Understand and comply with all food safety and food manufacturing policies and procedures.

Operate laboratory equipment in a consistent and accurate manner according to approved methods.

Create and revises methods, procedures and protocols as needed.

Maintain calibration programs and performs all calibrations for the site to ensure accuracy and proper functionality of equipment.

Compile, analyze and summarize data as a review for completeness and accuracy

Write reports that include a summary of results, graphs and statistical analysis along with recommendations and/or next steps

Maintain and documents records in accordance with established procedures.

Maintain complete records of procedures followed, as well as observations and results obtained from product or package measures.

Obtain and handle samples from production plant/equipment locations for analysis in a safe and sanitary manner that is compliant with GMP's.

Coordinate collecting, compiling, and analyzing required technical information including, but not limited to, chemical, physical or sensory information about products, processing conditions, or packaging compliance.

Provide technical guidance and training to others on laboratory procedures.

Maintain up-to-date technical knowledge of all analytical equipment and test methods.

Assume administrative duties to prepare and submit product for internal or external analysis as directed.

Track, order and stock laboratory supplies.

Maintain a laboratory environment that is clean, orderly and safe.

Support troubleshooting efforts, day-to-day business processes and Research & Development projects as required.

Advise project leaders of any technical hurdles or logistics issues.


BA/BS in Food Science, Chemistry, or related field

Flexible to work possible weekends/evenings

Some travel is expected (<20%)

Excellent communication and problem solving skills

Work well within a team environment

Proficient with computers (word processing, spreadsheets, and graphing)

Only applicants currently living in or near the Lakeville, MN area will be considered.



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Kelly Scientific Resources
Name: Krista Leach

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