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Lab Technician

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Company :
ConAgra Foods

Location :
Denver, Colorado

Expiry Date :
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Conagra has the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in food. Our diverse team embraces debate to challenge marketplace/business conventions. We are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra, be part of building something BIG.

Position Summary

The Laboratory technicians will be vital to the control of our ingredient and finished goods inbound verification program. They will be responsible for sampling and inspecting all inbound loads, testing, and communicating all results. With all of the issues that we have regarding variability this position will ensure that we provide operations with all the information possible to proactively produce using all ingredients. The position will be a trainable position for candidates who are technically minded. There will not be any design of experiments, but will be required to follow detailed policies and procedures. The technician will need to be able to maneuver within database type programs to enter results and release products. The equipment is purchased so the resources to run the testing are also much needed for the success of the program.

Essential Job Responsibilities

– Sampling of all inbound ingredients

– Conduct all in-house testing of all raw materials and finished products

– Prepares and measures all product evaluation samples

– Prepares samples for quarterly gluten testing

– Environmental swabs as needed

– Sample management

– Inputs results into BPCS system

– Maintain lab supplies and equipment

– Aware of food safety risks and escalates found risks to lead/supervisor.

In the absence of the Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician, the above duties will be completed by the Quality Assurance Coordinator.

Essential Requirements

– Computer skills are a must

– Technical and attention to detail

Education and/or Experience:

– 1-2 years of food, science or laboratory experience

– Computer skills are a must

– Technical and attention to detail

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.