Lab Technician

Dairy Farmers of America

Cedarburg, WI

Perform tasks related to the testing of products, setting of samples, and following through on various quality assurance programs. Test and inspect products at various stages of the batching and production process. Compile and evaluate data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products. Use gauges and other devices to verify conformity to standards of products being tested. Work with a high degree of accuracy and concentration to produce valid test results in a timely manner. Ensure that products are produced and distributed to the highest food safety and quality standards.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure quality of batch preparation and quality control activities, including process inspection, sampling, and evaluation to meet specification and quality standards
  • Properly test incoming and outgoing products for suitability and compliance with appropriate standards
  • Perform sample setup/sorting, preparation, and clean-up
  • Calibrate and maintain laboratory instrumentation as directed
  • Notify supervisor of any out-of-range value or variation from accepted norms in operations or product quality immediately; monitor quality problems or trends
  • Maintain lab records as directed. Complete all required paperwork accurately, clearly, timely, and completely with required information. Complete data entry into the computer system(s). Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with standard operation procedures
  • Prepare reports of results
  • Maintain process control by monitoring and/or generating statistical information and reporting to team leader or supervisor
  • Participate in task meetings and suggest changes in work tasks and use of equipment to increase efficiencies
  • Perform daily cleaning of task area keeping work area free of clutter. During CIP (Clean in Place), perform detail cleaning in task areas. Wash lab utensils and glassware; assist with other clean-up activities
  • Maintain safe working conditions for employees and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues
  • Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required

HOURS - 3rd Shift - 11pm-9am - Rotating schedule, 8 days on/6 days off.


STARTING AT $21.00/hour