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Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. Night Lab Technician in Zumbrota, Minnesota

Night Lab Technician Zumbrota, Minnesota General Purpose: Support the plants quality program activities, perform laboratory analyses with documentation, and manage laboratory areas and equipment. Job Duties and Responsibilities: LaboratoryResponsibilities: Maintain laboratory and associated areas in an orderly and clean manner in accordance to 5S methodology, which is to create a clean orderly environment where there is a place for everything, and everything is in its place Perform sampling of raw milk, in-process, or finished products for analyses Perform chemical, physical, and microbiological testing of in-process and finished products Complete lab analytical testing records and monitor records for compliance / trending Report non-compliant laboratory analytical testing results to the QA Manager (Plant Manager) Maintain laboratory records in a timely, accurate, and legible manner following laboratory best practices Calibrate and maintain laboratory instrumentation per vendor recommendations and/or laboratory best practices Perform preventive maintenance, function verification, and quality control tasks Wash lab utensils and glassware Receive, stock, and inventory lab supplies and reagents Prepare and stock reagents and media Prepare labeling of testing analysis samples to testing laboratories Perform inventory control management (Micro Supplies, Chemical Supplies) Maintain and verify accuracy of documents (i.e., Documentation Control, Record Retention- Sample Retention) Maintain safe working conditions for employees and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues Dedicate effort to safety as we expect every employee to leave work in the same condition as they arrived Exhibit the values and ethics of DairiConcepts through honesty, discretion, and sound judgement Follow all DairiConcepts GMP's and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory quality and sanitation requirements Adhere to all DairiConcepts Quality, Safety, and GMP policies and procedures and report any nonconformity Attend required training, including but not limited to, Safety, GMP, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), and Safe Quality Foods (SQF) The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required Other duties may be assigned as required Minimum Requirements: Education and Experience * High School Diploma or equivalent * Preferred two or four year applied Science Degree in Food Science, Dairy Science, or applied discipline EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran