1+ months

Fermentation Technician

Kelly Services
Clackamas, OR 97015
**Fermentation Technician**

**(** Bioprocess Production Technician)

Clackamas, OR

7:30am-4pm M-F

$23-$24 per hour

Plus PTO

Temp to Hire


The Bioprocess production technician performs all the tasks necessary to process raw materials into high quality crop microbial products using fermentation technology. Responsibilities include the set-up, operation, maintenance, cleaning, batch harvesting and packaging of the product using a variety of fermentation tanks, support tanks and associated equipment.

**Roles and Responsibilities:**

+ Performs day-to-day activities and procedures in the production of high-quality crop microbial products

+ Performs cellar activities including line building, liquid transfers, ferment tank sanitation, and control panel operations.

+ Follows established processes and procedures to ensure consistency in operations, quality assurance standards and that production demand is met

+ Measures and blends ingredients into process tanks

+ Tracks and reports product parameters and monitors quality

+ Harvests and packages product

+ Responsible for upkeep of raw material and finished product inventory

+ Receive, check in, and unload in-bound materials using power equipment, pallet jacks and other related equipment.

+ Palletize, label and shrink wrap outbound product for shipment.

+ Prepares and distributes shipping documentation in coordination with freight vendors

+ Loads and unloads material onto truck trailers using forklift.

+ Performs general sanitation and light maintenance on large fermentation vessels and associated equipment

+ Ensures safe work environment by identifying and eliminating potential hazards and incorporating proper body mechanics into procedures

+ May perform, or work with vendors or other production technicians on, maintenance procedures for production equipment

+ SOP drafting and development

+ Monitors wastewater disposal process according to protocols

+ Data collection and analysis


+ Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations (add, multiply, subtract, etc.)

+ High school diploma/BA-BS or equivalent

+ Studied Microbiology, Fermentation or Bioprocessing preferred

+ 2-5 years in a brewery/distillery liquid fermentation environment or combination of education/experience.

+ Proven history of safe working practices

+ Forklift operation

+ Proficient computer skills Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.Good communication and interpersonal skills.

+ Excellent problem solving/troubleshooting ability

+ Ability to utilize the available time to organize and prioritize complete work within given deadlines

+ Mind-set for process improvement, with proven track record of efficiency improvement

**Physical Demands**

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The position also requires the following:

+ Ability to do frequent walking, bending, stooping, twisting, reaching upward/downward, crouching, and ascending/descending stairs/ramps/ ladders

+ Ability to push, pull and lift over 50lbs

+ Ability to enter tight and restricted areas

+ Ability to climb heights (20-30)

**Expected Hours of Work**

Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the core work hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This position is also expected to support shift, weekend and holiday schedules as required.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-08-01 Expires: 2022-10-01

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