Laboratory Technician

Middlebury, VT

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Cabot Creamery/Agrimark of Middlebury VT is seeking a Laboratory Technician to perform daily quality checks.

Pay: $17.85 p/h
Shift: 10 hour days (rotating weekends are a must)
Duration: TTH

Laboratory Technician Job Description:

  • Timely and accurate testing of samples and reporting results.
  • Analyze all samples of incoming raw materials. Must accurately document the results.
  • Analyze pre-shipment samples of raw materials and either approve or reject product for release.
  • Maintain inventory of necessary lab supplies.
  • Work alongside others or independently to complete projects.
  • Must have the ability to understand equipment in the laboratory.
  • Effectively communicate in a professional manner with all employees and outside vendors.
  • Ability to complete projects within deadlines while performing assigned lab duties.

Job Requirements

Laboratory Technician Job Requirements:

• Knowledge of lab practices.

• Flexibility to work shift rotations

• Must be a positive team player who can work effectively with everyone, as well as independently with minimal supervision.

• Must become lab certified by the State of Vermont for antibiotic

• High attention to detail and analytical skills are essential.

• Strong computer skills required.

• Associates or bachelor’s degree in Science, Math and/or related field preferred

• Two or more years of prior lab experience in food manufacturing or a dairy related field preferred.

Job Specifications:

• Some overtime required
• Physical Demand: ( ) Light (X) Moderate ( ) Heavy
• Maximum pounds to be lifted: 50 lbs. sometimes at shoulder height or above.
• Mostly standing, some sitting. Walking, bending, climbing steps and ladders required.
• Maximum pounds to be lifted: 50 lbs. sometimes at shoulder height or above.   

Exposure to high humidity, hot and cold environments.

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