18 days old

Food Science Lab Technician

Kelly Services
Chicago, IL 60684
Kelly Scientific is seeking a **Food Science Lab Technician in Chicago (South Loop), IL** .

**Temp to Hire**

**Compensation:** $20/hour

**Shift:** Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

This position is responsible for assisting Food Scientists with research projects, new formulations, and pilot plant tests by following written and oral direction, ensuring correct and accurate sample preparation and shipping, and operating laboratory equipment properly and safely. Documenting and communicating procedures and results is critical. Other responsibilities include weighing and measuring with accuracy, recording data and observations, and other duties that may arise.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities**

+ Accurately prepare spice product samples for evaluation and testing by:

+ Acquiring necessary ingredients and packaging

+ Coordinate the production and storage of samples

+ Prepare samples for internal tasting

+ Submit samples for analytical or sensory testing or customer review

+ Thoroughly document experimental details in of products produced in laboratory notebook/project file

+ Conduct equipment inspections and evaluations

+ Maintain and document laboratory inventory

+ Ingredient reception, inspection, and storage

+ Product reception, inspection, and storage

+ Product and ingredient shipments

+ Maintain a safe, clean and organized laboratory environment

+ Perform all activities in a safe manner and within the context of all company's safety protocols

The position responsibilities outlined above are not to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties and responsibilities may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

**Knowledge And Skill Requirements**

+ Enrolled in Culinary and/or Food Science degree is preferred, or commensurate experience

+ QA, Laboratory or Product Development experience preferred

+ Basic computer and mathematical skills required including spreadsheet set up for data; email; scheduling; and weight and measurement conversions. Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

+ Ability to work independently, self-starter, as well as good teamwork skills

+ Ability to manage multiple project tasks on an ongoing basis, executing with excellence

+ Ability to be on the move most of the day

**Interested? Apply now!**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-08-30 Expires: 2021-09-30

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