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Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services

Memphis, TN 38111
Kelly Services
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Laboratory Technician

Contract to perm

Rotating Shifts days and nights

$17 an hour

**Essential Functions:**

+ Performs raw material testing to include molasses and mash sugar analysis, as well as concentrations for water, phosphoric acid, sulfuric acid, and sodium hydroxide.

+ Performs gas evolution tests as required to evaluate yeast quality and performance. Perform moisture, protein, phosphate, starch, and salt analyses. Perform yeast cosmetic testing including color, texture, foam, and grit analysis.

+ Performs microbiological testing including master aseptic plating and transfers, and media preparation techniques. Prepares media and reagents.

+ Performs finished product packaging tests to insure conformance to specifications, including weight analysis, seal integrity, and temperature.

+ Maintains, calibrates and/or verifies laboratory equipment. Perform hydrometer testing, including Specific Gravity, Brix, and Balling. Troubleshoot and correct equipment problems.

+ Interprets testing results. Properly documents and reports laboratory data. Records data manually and/or electronically. Places nonconforming product on hold pending rework/disposition instructions by the QA/QC Manager.

+ Completes required general cleaning/housekeeping duties on a weekly basis.

+ Participates in the various Quality System programs including GMP/Sanitation, HACCP, ISO, and Safety.

+ Prepares and inoculates laboratory culture vessels required for the first factory fermentation stage.

+ Performs QC checks during finished product packaging.

**Other Functions:**

+ Inventories laboratory equipment and/or supplies and orders as required.


+ AA degree with emphasis in Microbiology, Chemistry, Biology, or other science-related discipline.

+ Industrial/QC laboratory experience is preferred.

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

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest-regarded scientific organizations
providing you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant
projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help
advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000
scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world
a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect
with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
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