23 days old

Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
Fresno, CA 93744
Laboratory Technician, Fresno, CA

Day Shift: 7 AM -3:30 PM

Pay Rate: $17.50/hour

2-3 month contract

Under general supervision, performs the seasonal routine physical and chemical analysis of grapes, grape products, alcoholic beverages, water and other related materials pertaining to the operation of the company and related entities while observing the department's safety practices, procedures and quality system.

Essential Functions This job description reflects managements assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

+ Performs the routine analysis utilizing appropriate distillation, titrametric, colorimetric and instrumental methods supporting the grape harvest.

+ Operates, calibrates and maintains laboratory instruments such as an auto-titrator, refractometer, density meter, ion specific electrodes, gas chromatographs, high performance liquid chromatographs, infrared analyzers, atomic absorption spectrometer, balances, turbidimeters, and other instruments as required to perform duties.

+ Analyzes and processes laboratory samples.

+ Receives rush samples, prioritizes samples and tests, analyzes samples and reports results in a timely manner as specified.

+ Enters test results into the laboratory information management system in a timely manner.

+ Prepares chemical solutions used in the laboratory and disposes of chemical wastes according to guidelines.

+ Organizes and maintains lab cleanliness and safety.

+ Performs other work related duties as assigned by the Supervisor including, but not limited to, sampling, cleaning, record clerk duties and special projects.

+ Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness. Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.


+ Processes grape samples into laboratory samples with the use of various wet lab equipment such as grape destemmer and blender.

+ Collects grape and wine samples for analysis from trucks to tanks from different winery sites. Delivers samples to various labs in a timely manner using company provided vehicles.

+ Prepares test samples utilizing appropriate lab technique st such as syringe filtration, pipetting and solvent extraction.

+ Utilizes company provided electronic devices to communicate work progress, to perform data analysis/compilation and write reports.

Minimum Qualifications

+ High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate, plus 3 years of Laboratory Technician experience; OR Associate's degree to include 2 years of college level chemistry (with lab courses) OR Associate's degree, plus 1 year of laboratory technician work experience.

+ Required to possess strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills.

+ Required to lift and carry cases of product that can weigh up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelors of Science degree in chemistry, food science, or biology plus 1 year Laboratory Technician experience.

+ Skilled in the use of MS Excel and MS Word at a basic level.

+ Experience reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

+ Skilled in writing routine reports and correspondence.

+ Experience speaking before groups of customers or employees of organization.

+ Skilled in working with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

+ Skilled in applying concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

+ Experience solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

+ Skilled in interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

**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: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-04-29

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