29 days old

Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
Bartow, FL 33831
Kelly Science is seeking a **Laboratory Technician** for a growing company located near **Lakeland, FL** .

**Shift:** Third Shift 11:00-7:00

**Employment Type** : Full Time; Temp to Hire


The position ensures that product, packaging and process norms comply with quality and food safety standards for the companys beverage base blending/packaging facility located in Bartow, FL. Reporting to the Quality & Food Safety Manager, the position performs quality auditing functions by testing, collecting data, and analyzing findings on raw materials, in-process, and finished goods. Another quality control specialist will back-up this position.

**Job Duties include:**

+ Analyze incoming ingredients, in-process, and finished products (e.g., Brix, acid, flavor, color, pulp, taste, oil, ascorbic acid, foreign material, etc.) per specifications.

+ Monitor/inspect production lines to ensure quality and package integrity are within specifications.

+ Verify accuracy of product codes, labels, cases, cartons, packages, sleeves, seals, and shrink-wrap.

+ Check fill temperatures, fill weights, and fill heights of finished product.

+ Perform microbiological analysis on incoming ingredients and finished products.

+ Maintain accurate reports daily and file Quality and Production generated paperwork.

+ Maintain analytical equipment and perform required daily calibrations.

+ Prepare standard solutions and reagents.

+ Utilize proper chemical handling procedures.

+ Analyze CIP and acid sanitizer solutions.

+ Maintain equipment and area cleanliness to ensure compliance with all GMP standards.

+ Comply with FDA, USDA, GMP policies and all standard operating procedures and requirements under PRCP Quality System.


+ High school diploma or GED required. Citrus and/or laboratory experience or additional education which includes laboratory experience.

+ Ability to work eight-hour shifts, 12 hour shifts or other work schedules as determined by business need, including overtime as required.

+ Ability to stand for extended periods and perform repetitive tasks at a lab bench.

+ Ability to detect color changes in chemical testing.

+ Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

+ Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within environment of constantly changing priorities.

+ Basic computer skills and familiarity with MS Windows based applications (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Access and Word).

**Interested? Apply today and send updated resumes to for immediate consideration!**

**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: 2022-08-29 Expires: 2022-09-29

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