15 days old

Quality Lab Technician

Kelly Services
Portland, OR 97240
Quality Lab Technician Level II

$22 per hour

Hours 10am-6pm Monday Friday

Assists Quality Management in the maintenance of overall product quality and safety. Assists in the effective completion of tasks and documentation of Food Safety and Quality responsibilities. This is a lab tech role, where the lab tech will work with the incoming ingredients being received in the warehouse and perform a variety of tests.


+ Receives leadership and daily direction from Food Safety and Quality Supervisor.

+ Routinely observes shipping and receiving activities in warehouse related to HACCP, SSOP, GMPs and other Quality related activities to assure consistency and conformance to standards, as well as providing improvement suggestions.

+ Completes Sampling of Raw Materials at receipt

+ Monitor standards and controls in relation to incoming raw materials.

+ Conducts Food Safety Inspections in the warehouse environment

+ Assists in the effective completion and documentation of Daily, Weekly and Monthly tasks including Equipment Calibrations, Warehouse Inspections, Label Inspection, etc.

+ Execute quantitative and qualitative tests on raw materials, water sources, in-process samples including, but not limited to viscosity, solids, pH, brix and color

+ Informs the team of raw material issues

+ Complete Quality related production records utilizing paper records and SafetyChain software.

+ Demonstrates knowledge in maintaining adherence to IP Programs which may include Organic Processing, Non-GMO, Gluten free, Halal, Kosher

+ Notifies Senior Quality Technician or Tech Level 3 when non-conformances are noted, assists with scheduling product evaluations, and assuring proper documentation.

+ Assists Quality Management with verification and validation by collecting required data.

+ Perform regular swabbing for environmental testing

+ Tracking, verification and data entry of raw material specification and COAs.

+ Operate, maintain and calibrate laboratory instruments as required

+ Ensure compliance of incoming labels and packaging

+ Maintain the condition of the Quality supplies required for daily operation.

+ Organize finished product retains

+ Filing Quality documentation as requested.

+ All employees are responsible for upholding the requirements of the current SQF code

+ Responsible for completing required paperwork accurately and honestly.

+ Must adhere to and enforce posted GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) when working within the production facility.

+ Must adhere to all Allergen control programs and procedures as applicable.

+ Responsible for reporting suspicious packages, activities and individuals.

+ If monitoring CCPs (Critical Control Points), must be trained in HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) and adhere to approved HACCP plan(s).


+ High School Diploma preferred.

+ Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively both in written form and verbally.

+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute percent.

+ Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

+ To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of data entry and moderately proficient with spreadsheet software and word processing software.

+ This position requires a valid drivers license, pre-employment and annual screening of Motor Vehicle Record and personal automobile insurance coverage

+ Must possess strong attention to detail. Must have moderate computer skills. No known allergies to seafood or other foods.


**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. (


Posted: 2022-08-01 Expires: 2022-09-01

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