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Laboratory Technician- Newport News, VA- no experience required

Kelly Services
Newport News, VA 23606
**Laboratory Techician - Flavors**


This position will assist Flavor Chemists in creating commercial flavor systems to be implemented into various food and beverage categories. This position will also independently manage flavor projects through selection and modification of existing flavors.


Key Responsibilities:


+ Compound commercial flavors, keys & concentrates (for use in flavor lab, food & beverage applications, customer samples & flavor production).

+ Organize, maintain & replenish complete inventory of raw materials & finished flavors (ie solvents, aroma chemicals, etc.)

+ Organize and manage project and formula files

+ Select appropriate flavor profiles for various applications

+ Collect and organize regulatory information for raw materials

+ Develop and maintain relationships with sales, quality, procurement, and applications

+ Develop working relationships with raw material suppliers

+ Organize, maintain & procure lab supplies

+ Prepare finished food & beverage samples for screening flavor systems

+ Prepare flavor sample shipments per customer request

+ Conduct testing of finished flavors (physical, chemical, organoleptic ie SG, RI, pH, etc.)

+ Work closely with flavor chemists to evaluate, modify flavor creations

+ Acquire working knowledge of all raw materials and their core uses/attributes

+ Review formulations for compliance with regulatory standards

+ Ingredient research - keep abreast of latest technologies & ingredient offerings

+ Catalogue new flavors to be used for customer submissions

+ Maintain flavor formulation database, vendor documentation, etc.

+ Maintain clean & organized work are for flavor team (daily dishwashing, countertops, scales, etc.)

+ Organize and manage organoleptic evaluation of novel raw materials

+ Conduct informal sensory panels

+ Assist applications technologist in preparing prototypes

+ Manage Proper care, handling, maintenance and cleaning of laboratory equipment

+ Other flavor/lab duties as assigned


**DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:**


+ Bachelors degree in Food Science, Chemistry, or equivalent work experience

+ 2 + years lab compounding experience

+ Excellent organoleptic skills

+ Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational & computer skills

+ Excellent verbal, written, computation and interpersonal communication skills

+ Ability to work independently

+ Knowledge of basic flavor raw materials and regulations governing the flavor industry

+ Knowledge of basic flavor creation processes and procedures a strong plus

+ Previous flavor creation experiences a strong plus


**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** **** **?**


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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-04-18 Expires: 2022-06-18

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Laboratory Technician- Newport News, VA- no experience required

Kelly Services
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