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Quality Technician – Microbiology

Come join our team! Waseen, Inc. is hiring a Quality Technician

Waseen, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-oriented, human food and animal feed probiotic supplement manufacturer.  We are committed to providing quality products and excellent service to our customers.  Waseen’s employees enjoy a benefits package that includes health insurance benefits, 401K match, vacation and holiday pay. Starting pay for this position is $15.00 per hour. This position offers an opportunity for future growth within the company.

Position Summary:
Under direction of the Lead Quality and Research Microbiologist, the Quality Technician is responsible for performing laboratory testing and ensuring compliance with specifications. This is a full-time, first shift position with occasional weekend hours.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform enumeration testing of microbial, samples including: aseptic technique, serial dilutions.
  • Maintaining daily logs and updating laboratory data
  • Preparing media for enumerations and maintaining inventory
  • Understand and follow GMP & GLP practices as they relate to food safety
  • Maintain Environmental Monitoring Program by swabbing, testing and analysis
  • Maintain raw material sampling, testing and approval
  • Maintain laboratory cleanliness/sanitation
  • Assist with plant walk throughs and GMP Audits

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, or similar field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have working knowledge of pipettor’s, autoclave, scales and flow hoods
  • Possess strong mathematical proficiency – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure
  • Ability to perform metric conversions, and understand scientific notation
  • Able to utilize date, problem solve, and use critical thinking. Strong communication and listening skills.
  • High level of initiative and self-direction

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Some knowledge of food/feed manufacturing
  • HACCP, GMP, SOP practices
  • Laboratory coursework pertaining to biology or microbiology, internship in laboratory setting

 

Physical Requirements:

  • The employee must have a full range of body motion, including the use of hands and fingers, bending, reaching, and moving from one work station to another.
  • May occasionally need to stand for up to 2 hours, and lift up to 50 pounds

The company is an equal opportunity employer. Recent/upcoming graduates are encouraged to apply.  Applicants may be subject to drug screening, and a criminal background check.

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter no later than October 26, 2018 to:

Waseen, Inc.
Attn: HR Department
5711 W. Douglas Avenue
Milwaukee, WI  53218
Or by email to: lpenner@waseeninc.com