JLA International, Inc., a leader in food safety, is looking for a Sample Prep Technician to work as part of a team preparing samples for laboratory analysis at its facility in Colquitt, GA.
The candidate should possess the following:
– High school diploma or GED
– Basic math skills
– Good attitude and willingness to work with others
– Good communication and organization skills
– Able to follow written directions
– Able to lift and empty 50 pound bags
The job duties include: perform sample preparation according to written procedures; operate certain equipment according to written equipment operation procedures (e.g. VCM, Dickens Mill, Romer Mill, Sheller, Divider , blixers, oil press, etc); receive incoming samples, document receipt and record and report any discrepancies; assist in sample management through final disposal following waste disposal procedures; general housekeeping of the entire lab work area including trash disposal, sweeping & mopping floors; maintain cleanliness and organization of equipment and sample prep area; service and provide routine maintenance on laboratory equipment; follow safety guidelines and be familiar with Material Safety Data Sheets and Chemical Hygiene Plan; perform sample pick up from customers identified on a defined route, and recording receipt of samples.
Candidates must be willing to work nights and weekends.
Due to exposure to various food allergens in the laboratory environment, applicants with moderate to severe food allergies are discouraged from applying.
To apply for this position please access the company’s job posting at:
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