29 days old

Quality Lab Technician I

balchem
Ogden, UT 84401
  • Job Code
    123922803

NOW HIRING A QC LAB TECHNICIAN FOR OUR OGDEN, UT LOCATION.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Balchem Corporation develops, manufactures and markets specialty ingredients that improve and enhance the health and well-being of life on the planet, providing state-of-the-art solutions and the finest quality products for a range of industries worldwide. Our corporate headquarters is located in New Hampton, New York, (Hudson Valley area) and we have a broad network of sales offices, manufacturing sites, and R&D centers, primarily located in the US and Europe. Founded in 1967, Balchem is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ BCPC) with annual revenues over $640 million and a market cap exceeding $3.0 billion. The company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products. Balchem employs over 1,400 people worldwide who are engaged in diverse activities, committed to developing the company into global market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit www.balchem.com

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for tracking and analysis of samples; prepare documents relating to product specifications and analysis results; conduct basic analytical testing of samples; Assist in conducting complex standardized lab test methods according to established protocols and methods; Generate release report documents and maintain controlled documents. Keeps work area and equipment safe, clean and in good working order.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • All duties of a Laboratory Aide and Technician I as needed
  • Track and monitor the flow of samples through the laboratory to make sure analyses are completed in the allotted time
  • Conducts and documents testing within prescribed timeframe, as per designated SOP's
  • Maintain the various lab databases
  • Maintain raw material skip lot testing program
  • Assist in conducting complex standardized lab test methods according to established protocols and methods
  • Assist in simple instrument maintenance and repair
  • Assist in preparation of test solutions, reagents and chemical compounds
  • Assist in the stability testing program
  • Report analytical results according to sample reporting requirements
  • Release raw materials for production use
  • Work in a team environment with only minimal supervision
  • Conduct basic standardized lab tests
  • Assist in ordering laboratory equipment, supplies, standards and reagents
  • Train and provide technical assistance to laboratory personnel as required
  • Assist in performing basic mathematical and statistical analyses of results
  • Assist with the Stability program. Pull and log in samples for observation/testing at appropriate interval
  • Coordinate testing with other departments (Micros and Analytical) and outside labs when necessary
  • Ensure samples are returned to appropriate locations or disposed of when testing is finished; Use Chain of Custody to track sample location and disposal

Depending on experience/training

  • Track and analyze samples for microbial growth
  • Prepare media, plates, and conduct sample destruction in the microbiology lab
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • AS Chemistry 0-1 years of laboratory experience or 3 years laboratory experience; Quality control experience helpful
  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (especially Excel, Access and Word)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of laboratory procedures, testing instrumentation, and experimental design and controls
  • Experience with the following analytical instruments is useful: Combustion analyzers, pH Meter, FT-IR, physical property testing.
  • Experience with microbiological assays and aseptic techniques are helpful
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, reason and plan

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Laboratory environment with exposure to corrosives, acid fumes, caustic and toxic substances

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Posted: 2020-09-22 Expires: 2020-10-23

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