Temporary Research Specialist

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The position will perform quality tests on products for butter fat and solids content as well as plating products on aerobic and anaerobic plates for record of microbials. Swabbing for ATP and other possible contaminants weekly and monthly and review sampling data for trends with management. Determine corrective and preventive actions as needed. Update SOPs and SSOPs for compliance with FDA guidelines. This position will also serve as administrative backup for production manager and Director. Other office duties as assigned.

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Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC



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Temporary Research Specialist

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, Hours are flexible but typically 8a – 5pm with lunch

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Minimum Experience/Education:

-B.S. in Food Science or related field

Department Required Skills:

-Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

-Experience with dairy quality analysis

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Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

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Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 5/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time