28 days old

QA Lab Technician

Kelly Services
Lakeland, FL 33806
Kelly Scientific is seeking **QA Lab Technician** in Lakeland, FL.

**Compensation:** $16-$19/hour DOE

**Shift:** Monday Thursday 7:30am -5pm and Friday 7:30am-2:30pm


+ Adhere to good laboratory practices (GLP), good manufacturing practices (GMP), and safety requirements

+ Knowledge of basic food safety, quality and HSE programs.

+ Basic understanding of the manufacturing process and understands what actions are required when process quality is off target.

+ Understanding of operational process in own area and how process variables impact quality.

+ Aware of quality standards and the importance of the standards as it pertains to role (SQF, ISO)

+ Knowledge of quality systems and understanding of role in those systems.

+ Knowledge of regulations as they pertain to food defense, food security and occupational safety.

+ Understands product limits (specifications) and end use.

+ Identify events that CAPA could be applied.

+ Responsible for daily laboratory operations.

+ Assist in training laboratory technicians in duties related to quality lab functions

+ Maintains and updates customer order requirements and perform duties that are needed to meet these requirements (chemical analysis, product approvals, COA, and specifications)

+ Taste, smell, and evaluate incoming, intermediate, and finished products

+ Maintains incoming and outgoing products (tracking, analysis, record keeping, database, etc.)

+ Perform basic product lab tests as required

+ Complete inspections of product or processes in production and warehouse areas

+ Maintains product retains

+ Maintains equipment/calibration in the lab and plant where appropriate

+ Assists in general audits of the quality systems

+ Purchase and maintains laboratory inventory

+ Assists in maintaining and understands product specifications

+ Responsible for analyzing test data to determine acceptability

+ Disposition of material produced as well as incoming material

+ Maintenance of SAP functions specific to Quality and management of inventory based on quality status

+ Maintain quality lab to include restocking and recycling as needed

+ Execute environmental monitoring program

+ Performs other duties as assigned

+ Support blending staff by preparing and testing lab blends against set specifications

+ Support sales and research through physical testing of juice samples (Brix, % Acid, Scott Oil Distillation)

+ Ensure all products meet food safety and food quality requirements

+ Works well in a team setting

+ Punctual


This position requires **two to three years lab experience** , knowledge of flavors/oils and sensory analysis, some knowledge of quality assurance programs, and basic computer skills. College level coursework in chemistry or pertinent job-related experience is preferred. **Bachelors degree and FSPCA certification preferred** .


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 5kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 22.6kg. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.


This position requires exposures to a wide range of temperature and humidity conditions, handling of certain hazardous chemicals and exposure to common microbiological organisms.

**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: 2021-08-20 Expires: 2021-09-23

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