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Microbiology Technician

Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, US
Closing date
Jan 22, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Will be 90% laboratory and 10% work that will involve going onto the manufacturing floor to pull samples to then test in the laboratory.


Tests will consist of:

pH, moisture testing, mold, yeast, basic plating, beverage plating and sugar testing. They will also occasionally pull samples from the incubator and perform package integrity testing (verification that product packaging is structurally sound).

Generate accurate data from testing throughout various checkpoints.

Quality checks will include color, counts, customer samples, flavor, appearance, defect analysis, weights.

Inspect labels, dates, product codes, descriptions, and UPC codes

Complete paperwork and record detailed information from shifts and report any deviations to management team.

Work closely with the line operators and press operators. Help them learn the quality protocols and ensure the operators are following procedures correctly.

There are over 200 different products/SKUs and ingredients, so there will be a lot of details to learn and pay attention to as far as labels, codes, packaging, lot numbers and batch record review.


laboratory, testing qa, biology, microbiology, quality, HAACP, FDA, plating, mold, yeast

Top Skills Details:

laboratory,testing qa

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

BS Degree in a Scientific Field or 1 year Experience as a QA in the industrial setting with food or pharma.

Experience with HAACP or regulated industry experience is a plus.

Proficient with Microsoft Office

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