Pace Analytical Services, Inc. Lab Tech - Food Sample Handling in Golden Valley, Minnesota

Lab Tech - Food Sample Handling ID 2019-3246 # of Openings 2 Job Locations US-MN-Golden Valley Category Science Overview The Sample Handling Lab Technician will work as part of a fast-paced sample prep team that organizes and processes materials for further testing. Note: This is expected to be a one year position. Responsibilities Prepare a variety of samples (primarily food samples, but not exclusively) for further analysis by following pre-established protocols Use various grinding mills and procedures for preparing samples for analytical testing Use Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Filing, data entry, and customer service for internal services Log samples within lab tracking software - assign sample ID numbers and label processed samples for further tracking and reporting Package sample according to specifications and send to internal laboratory for analysis Dispose of samples appropriately when all tests have been completed Order and stock supplies, clean laboratory, and assist with equipment maintenance Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a scientific field (Food Science area preferred) Must possess the ability to learn quickly and have excellent oral/written communication skills Work well in a team environment as well as independently with minimum supervision Must be able to lift 40 lbs and work in a noisy environment (hearing protection will be provided) Thrives in a fast paced environment (i.e. food service, bartending, QC manufacturing) US Citizenship required OFCCP Statement and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, age, religion, sex, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Pace Analytical is an equal opportunity employer.