Laboratory Technician

Employer
USA Yeast Company
Location
Hattiesburg, MS
Posted
Jun 15, 2017
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Job Description

USA Yeast Company, America's premium yeast manufacturer for the baking industry, is currently seeking candidates for a Laboratory Technician at its production facility located in Hattiesburg, MS. Previous experience in a laboratory required, preferably in a food manufacturing environment. Applicants should be familiar with the following task:
  • Clean, maintain, and set up equipment for use in testing
  • Collect, classify and preserve specimens and samples
  • Perform routine chemical analysis including nitrogen, phosphate, moisture, and extraneous material
  • Routine microbiological analysis to include standard plate count, salmonella, staphylococci, coliform, and e.coli
  • Perform routine mathematical calculations and prepare graphs
  • Use computers and computer-interface equipment
  • Test bake activity using risograph

Lab Tecnicians assist in the chemical and microbiological analysis of raw materials, in process samples, and finished products. Applicants shoud be familiar with spectrophotometer, standard lab equipment (pH meter, pipets, etc.) and chemical weighing balances. They should also be familiar with microbiological techniques including plating and aseptic handling techniques of samples.

1st and 2nd rotating shift work along with limited weekend work per month required

This is currently a six month to one year temporary position but could possibly lead to a permanent position.

EOE, drug screen required

Company Description
USA Yeast Company, America's premium yeast manufacturer for the bread baking industry, is currently seeking candidates for a Laboratory Technician at its production facility located in Hattiesburg, MS.

This is currently a six month to one year temporary position but could possibly lead to a permanent position.


Hattiesburg, MS

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