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Nutrition Food Science - Quality Specialist Technician – North Chicago, IL

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North Chicago, IL 60025

Employee Type: 



Consumer Products

Manages Others: 


Job Type: 

Restaurant - Food Service
QA - Quality Control


4 Year Degree


1 to 3 years



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Contact Information


Mark Zelisko


Castle Engineering is seeking a motivated individual to join the Quality Lab & Analytical Sciences Group for a Major Food Manufacturer in the Chicago metropolitan area.


Job Description:  The qualified individual will evaluate consumer complaint samples and
 determine if further testing and analysis is needed in the Quality Lab.  

Responsibilities Include:     

* Receive customer complaints and provide visual identification of potential quality defects,

   FM, or other unfavorable occurrences within Manufacturers products produced in the Domestic U.S.

* Make the determination if a sample requires more analysis and will work in coordination with the 
   Division Quality Manager, to assess what analysis is appropriate.

* Accurately log and review sample and determine if further testing/analysis is needed.  If further testing
   is needed, determine together with the Division QA manager what tests are needed and to be
   performed by whom.

* Receive report of analytical tests and oversee interpretation of results to convey to

   Consumer Response via a lab report.

* Store samples under refrigerator and/or frozen temperatures for the required length of time

   defined below, and the properly dispose of after this time has expired.



    • B.S. in Biology, Chemistry or related field. 
    • Proficiency with Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Windows XP is a must
    • Experience in a scientific laboratory setting is a must
    • Experience in the food manufacturing industry is a plus
    • Proficiency with digital photography is a must
    • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
    • Good problem solving skills
    • Well organized
    • Must be familiar with and know how to use a stereo microscope and a compound microscope
    • A good work ethic and a willingness to learn is a must
    • Good communication skills are a must


* Salary is commensurate with experience

Interested and qualified candidates

Please submit résumé in MS Word format to: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]




















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