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Founded in 1857, Borden is a dairy processor operating 13 facilities in the Midwest, Southern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Borden is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and employs approximately 3,000 people.  The Company provides milk products to customers in the grocery, mass market, club, food service, hospitality, school and convenience store channels.

Lab Technician - London, KY

Department: Supply Chain - Manufacturing
Location: London, KY

Position:   Laboratory Technician

Location:  London, KY

Report to: QA Manager/Supervisor

Position Summary:

Performs and documents testing of materials and finished products. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Performs microbiological analysis of raw materials and finished products.
  • Responsible for hold/release/rejection of finished goods.
  • Performs chemical analysis of raw materials and manufactured products.
  • Verifies compliance and alerts QA Manager/Supervisor of any deviations from specifications.
  • Performs in-plant weight checks, temperature checks, ingredient usage and distribution, finished product appearance, code date verification, pH testing and metal detection verification.
  • Perform calibration and scheduled preventative maintenance on lab equipment.
  • Responsible for daily finished product evaluations.
  • Performs sensory evaluation of raw material and finished products.
  • Performs environment testing.
  • Must follow all safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Must follow companies GMPís, SOPís, and SSOPís at all times.
  • Must wear appropriate PPE at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Manager/Supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors' degree in a job related field of study (i.e., Food Science, Dairy Science, Microbiology, Chemistry).
  • College experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in laboratory environment required.
  • Ability to read chemical labels and follow safe handling procedures for food grade products.
  • Must be able to work weekends, and varying shifts (days, evenings, nights).
  • Computer experience in Microsoft Office required.
  • Excel spreadsheet experience required.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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