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Lab Technician

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: New Wilmington
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

The General purpose for the laboratory technician position is to ensure product quality and food safety is being carried out from the products being produced at the New Wilmington location. The Job Duties and Responsibilities for this position include: Performing required tests on samples brought to the laboratory.Keeping management and production employees informed of the results of in-process testing as required.Maintaining state certification for laboratory tests requiring certification.Running calibration standards on equipment within laboratory.Preparing solutions and control samples needed for the various tests run in the laboratory.Maintaining neat, accurate and complete records of test data and producer records on the proper forms.Maintain work area in a clean, safe and orderly manner.Assist in training new laboratory employees as needed.Minimize water usage and the generation of wastewater within the scope of the position.Follow all DFA GMP's and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory quality and sanitation requirements.Follow all safety regulations.About Us: Dairy Farmers of America, founded in 1998, (New Wilmington location since 1955!) is a provider of food components and ingredients in the United States. The cooperative serves more than 15,000 dairy farmers. At DFA, we're proud to share the simple pleasures of real dairy straight from our family farms. And because our Cooperative is owned by our farmers, they're personally invested in every product and decision we take as an organization. We have a network of production facilities all across the country that process our farm fresh ingredients. These facilities make products for dairy brands, including yogurt, cheese, butter, and ice cream. YUM!! What is a Cooperative you ask? A cooperative is an organization owned by and operated for the benefit of those using its services.In our case, we connect dairy farmers directly to consumers around the world by delivering the simple pleasures of real dairy . We're all about serving our family farmers and working hard as a team to blaze new paths and find new ways to encourage success for our family farm-owners.What it's Like to Work Here: Our New Wilmington Location is one of the largest branches we have at DFA! With over 200+ employees, this facility produces the following products: cheese, milk & liquid dairy products (cream, milk, whey cream), and Whey & Whey Products (Whey protein concentrate). Ready to apply? If this job sounds like a fit for you and you are ready to become part of our family, then click on the ‘apply' button below. If you do not have previous relevant experience, please let us know why you are interested in this job posting. We would love to hear from you! Good luck!

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Pittsburgh , Lab Technician, Professions , New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

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