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Lab Technician II in Plymouth, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  971388

Lab Technician
Elk River, MN
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7am-3:30pm with the occasional Saturday shift (hours vary on Saturday)
Duration: 1 year
Miscellaneous Position Notes:
  • Various ingredient samples that may contain potential allergens are handled routinely in this facility. Including but not limited to milk, peanuts, eggs, tree nuts, soy, gluten, fish, and shellfish.

Position Overview
  • Responsible for receiving and processing incoming lab samples for a variety of testing. Accurately evaluate and report results.
  • Retain lab samples according to designated retention policy.

Principle Accountabilities
  • Daily processing of lab samples. Receive, sort, label, and grind incoming samples. Execute needed testing on lab samples. Testing to include but not limited to NIR scanning, dry matter analysis, pH, and particle size analysis.
  • Daily retention management of laboratory samples. Tasks include but are not limited to storing, disposing, and relocating samples to maintain an accurate retention period for all samples.
  • Develops proficiency in multiple basic and physical analysis. Demonstrating the ability to troubleshoot and meet deadlines without direct supervision.
  • Utilize our laboratory LIMS database system to log incoming samples with sample information and required testing, general data entry and inventory management.
  • Ensures data quality by evaluating results according to specified standards.
  • Readily understands training for new techniques and applies these learnings to role.
  • Participate in lab housekeeping program and follow designated policy.
  • Perform daily equipment performance and maintenance checks.
  • Proactive focus on workplace safety and shows initiative to work safely and follow policy.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 and associated tools.

  • At least two years of relevant experience Required
  • Work effectively within a team, with strong communication skills Required
  • The ability to multitask and prioritize effectively Required
  • The ability to work flexible hours including occasional Saturday’s Required

  • High School Diploma Required
  • Four year college degree in a science focused discipline  Want

EEO Employer
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.