Analytical ChemistMartech Research LLC
OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION:
Conduct analysis of samples to include raw materials and finished products, for the purpose of quality control of materials and processes. Assist Quality Control with maintenance of environmental standards and sanitation samples.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Have an understanding of food safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, and HACCP. Standardize/Calibrate laboratory equipment prior to testing. Record incoming Raw Materials on BS-Form-094. Determine if incoming Raw Material lot number needs to be tested. (Requires testing if lot # has not been tested within 30 days.) Inspect incoming Raw Materials, sample Raw Materials, perform quality control testing of Raw Materials and communicate status to Laboratory Supervisor. Record Raw Material results on BS-Form-090 for liquids, and BS-Form-090.1 for powders. Perform quality control tests on finished products to ensure food products meet quality standards and specifications. Record results on the Quality Report. Perform testing of equipment sanitation samples to ensure correct potency of solution. Report all testing results and/or any equipment issues that may arise to the Laboratory Supervisor. Develop standard operating procedures specific to new Laboratory instrumentation as it relates to analytical testing. Maintain and clean laboratory instruments or equipment. Assist with hygiene testing of production equipment, weight checks, and pull micro samples when necessary. Responsible for general upkeep of laboratory/routine cleaning of glassware and storing/discarding samples. Complete weekly Tap Water testing. Assist with monthly Shelf-Life testing. Responsible for completing assigned Food Safety Essentials and Grainger Safety Trainings by due date
- Record refrigerator and incubator temperature(s) twice per shift (morning and afternoon) as needed.