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Quality Lab Technician

Quality Lab Technician

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide professional support by performing and timely communicating the necessary quality tests and analyses required for product safety and quality. Conduct analyses of incoming materials, in-line samples, semi-finished product, and finished product in order to assess their conformance to established quality standards.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Laboratory Operations

  • Performs Microbiological, Chemical, and/or Physical testing of:
    • Incoming Materials
    • In-Line samples
    • Semi-finished and Finished products
    • Environmental monitoring
    • Investigational samples
  • Completes cleaning and general maintenance of laboratory and work area
  • Performs periodic maintenance and calibration of instrumentation and equipment
  • Conducts internal and external analytical reporting
  • Monitors material and reagent inventory, orders and stocks laboratory supplies
     

Laboratory Quality Ambassador

  • Comprehends and follows Nestle Good Laboratory Practices (NGLPs), Laboratory Safety Standards, and Biosafety/Biosecurity Protocols
  • Completes review of laboratory data to ensure accuracy
  • Performs method monitoring through control charting and investigates trends
  • Performs analyses to support qualification / validation / verification protocols
     

Training / Communication

  • Provides routine communication with Factory Operations and Internal support functions to report testing status and results
  • Trains new and existing lab personnel on methods and procedures

 

EC/GW Physical Area Responsibilities:

  • Performs Physical Analysis of:
  • Incoming Materials
  • In-Line Samples
  • Semi-Finished & Finished Products
  • Investigational Samples

 

Physical examinations including, but not limited to:

  • Dirt Test
  • Miscibility                                
  • State of Dissolution
  • pH
  • Identity Analysis
  • Viscosity
  • Density
  • Purity Screening (Foreign Matter)
  • Dimensional Parameters
  • Package Evaluation

 

GW in-line physical examinations including, but not limited to:

  • Oven Moisture
  • pH

 

Chemistry Area Responsibilities:

Performs Chemical Analysis of:

  • Incoming Materials
  • In-Line Samples
  • Semi-Finished & Finished Products
  • Investigational Samples

 

Qualitative & quantitative Chemical and Nutritional examinations including, but not limited to:

  • Fat by Mojonnier
  • Protein by Combustion & Distillation
  • Ash
  • Oven Moisture
  • Oven Solids
  • Minerals by ICP-OES
  • Vitamins by HPLC
  • Enzymatic Activity by Spectrophotometer
  • LDS-PAGE Profiles
  • Fatty Acid by GC
  • Raw Material Identity Analysis
  • Chloride by Titration
  • FTNIR Fat, Protein, Solids

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

Required:  High School Diploma

Preferred: Bachelor's degree or equivalent (Chemistry, Food Technology, Biology, Microbiology or other related fields)

 

EXPERIENCE:

Pr

  • Previous experience in another laboratory or analytical experience
  • Expertise in relevant laboratory analyses
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required; SAP experience is preferred

 

190911

 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide professional support by performing and timely communicating the necessary quality tests and analyses required for product safety and quality. Conduct analyses of incoming materials, in-line samples, semi-finished product, and finished product in order to assess their conformance to established quality standards.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Laboratory Operations

  • Performs Microbiological, Chemical, and/or Physical testing of:
    • Incoming Materials
    • In-Line samples
    • Semi-finished and Finished products
    • Environmental monitoring
    • Investigational samples
  • Completes cleaning and general maintenance of laboratory and work area
  • Performs periodic maintenance and calibration of instrumentation and equipment
  • Conducts internal and external analytical reporting
  • Monitors material and reagent inventory, orders and stocks laboratory supplies
     

Laboratory Quality Ambassador

  • Comprehends and follows Nestle Good Laboratory Practices (NGLPs), Laboratory Safety Standards, and Biosafety/Biosecurity Protocols
  • Completes review of laboratory data to ensure accuracy
  • Performs method monitoring through control charting and investigates trends
  • Performs analyses to support qualification / validation / verification protocols
     

Training / Communication

  • Provides routine communication with Factory Operations and Internal support functions to report testing status and results
  • Trains new and existing lab personnel on methods and procedures

 

EC/GW Physical Area Responsibilities:

  • Performs Physical Analysis of:
  • Incoming Materials
  • In-Line Samples
  • Semi-Finished & Finished Products
  • Investigational Samples

 

Physical examinations including, but not limited to:

  • Dirt Test
  • Miscibility                                
  • State of Dissolution
  • pH
  • Identity Analysis
  • Viscosity
  • Density
  • Purity Screening (Foreign Matter)
  • Dimensional Parameters
  • Package Evaluation

 

GW in-line physical examinations including, but not limited to:

  • Oven Moisture
  • pH

 

Chemistry Area Responsibilities:

Performs Chemical Analysis of:

  • Incoming Materials
  • In-Line Samples
  • Semi-Finished & Finished Products
  • Investigational Samples

 

Qualitative & quantitative Chemical and Nutritional examinations including, but not limited to:

  • Fat by Mojonnier
  • Protein by Combustion & Distillation
  • Ash
  • Oven Moisture
  • Oven Solids
  • Minerals by ICP-OES
  • Vitamins by HPLC
  • Enzymatic Activity by Spectrophotometer
  • LDS-PAGE Profiles
  • Fatty Acid by GC
  • Raw Material Identity Analysis
  • Chloride by Titration
  • FTNIR Fat, Protein, Solids

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

Required:  High School Diploma

Preferred: Bachelor's degree or equivalent (Chemistry, Food Technology, Biology, Microbiology or other related fields)

 

EXPERIENCE:

Pr

  • Previous experience in another laboratory or analytical experience
  • Expertise in relevant laboratory analyses
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required; SAP experience is preferred

 

190911

 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703


Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

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