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JBS USA R&D LABORATORY TECHNICIAN in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Purpose & Scope:

Assist in all aspects of the operation of the R&D Laboratory and Pilot Plant.

Principle Re sponsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of samples, maintenance of equipment, ordering of ingredients and raw materials, and pilot plant schedules

  • Follow recipes and perform calculations as needed to craft product to specified amount.

  • Submit requisitions and invoices for approval

  • Order and maintain stock levels for all necessary lab ware and pilot plant PPE

  • Follow & document HACCP Program and USDA procedures and policies

  • Assist to complete necessary reports; relay results to required individuals

  • Ensure that external sanitation team completes clean up and pre-check daily

  • Attend all necessary meetings, including pre-test reviews

  • Tracking and documenting incoming & outgoing shipments

  • Perform various other tests and daily duties as needed or directed by supervisor

Working Conditions:

  • Work 40+ hours per week in laboratory/pilot plant environment.• Ability to lift 50 lbs

  • Need to be fully capable of operating lab/pilot plant equipment in accordance with Company’s safety policy

Requirements:

  • Education: Minimum High School diploma or GED. Some college preferred.

  • Experience: Minimum 1 year of working in a pilot plant and/or commercial kitchen environment. Supervisory experience a plus.

Special Skills:

  • Self Starter. Disciplined.

  • Comfortable with basic match skills

  • Good computer, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal relations; ability to handle conflict.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and SAP highly preferred.

Relationships:

  • Internal: Regular communication with lab employees, R&D Project leaders, Product Managers, and immediate supervisor.

  • External: Interaction with sales representatives concerning lab equipment, ingredients, raw materials and lab supplies.

If interested, please apply at jbssa.com/careers

We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

Plumrose USA is an equal opportunity employer.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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