Title

R&D Lab Technician 


About the Organization If you want a career with limitless opportunities in a fast-paced environment, outstanding co-workers, and a chance to make a difference, then look no further. A position with Chobani will provide just that!

Chobani is an authentically strained yogurt that's rich in protein and ultra creamy. In fact, it's so good, it's quickly become America's #1 yogurt and has now made its way to markets in several other countries.

But Chobani is much more than a company and a career with us is much more than a job. It's like a family. Members of 'Team CHO' are in on the ground floor of a rapidly growing business with an exciting future. As key team players in company success, employees have an opportunity to impact profitability, which can also impact total compensation, including the benefit plans offered.

We're growing quickly and looking to find individuals excited to be a part of the journey. Join us!

 

Description

Lab Technicians! Join the Largest Yogurt Manufacturing Plant in the U.S. - and probably the world!  A BRAND NEW, $300+ Million Dollar state-of-the-art facility in Twin Falls, Idaho!!    

Are you seeking a career with a manufacturing company who consciously chooses to do things differently?  We got our start making yogurt, but trust us! We are more than just that!  We’re a team of passionate people and we are looking for a Lab Technician who will join the Chobani family in this fascinating brand new facility in Twin Falls, Idaho.    

In this exciting role you will assist and support the R&D Scientist and/or R&D Managers in carrying out their duties in adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Make an Impact – Lab Technician Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of laboratory trials to develop new products under the direction of the Scientist/R&D Manager.
  • Ordering & vendor Interaction – order ingredients and lab supplies internally and through external vendors. Log all incoming ingredients by projects, arrange for adequate storage and develop tracking and inventory system to keep track of samples and ingredients in the R&D lab.
  •  Lab and pilot plant - set up and operate all laboratory machinery, including but not limited to all pilot plant equipment and basic lab testing equipment. Participate in physical, chemical and sensory evaluation of food ingredients and finished products.
  • Lab and upkeep - responsible for clean-up and maintenance of the laboratory and pilot plant as well as ingredient and finished good storage facilities.
  • Record keeping - keep accurate records of laboratory work and record observations, collect and prepare data for further analysis, prepare basic lab reports under guidance from Scientist/R&D Manager.
  • Coordinate with internal departments in managing shipments of ingredients to vendors within US and overseas. Finished Goods sales sample dispatch coordination with regional sales managers.
  •  Complete special projects as assigned.
 

Position Requirements

Be Successful – Lab Technician Education & Requirements:

  • High School Diploma with a minimum of 2+ years of related experience or Bachelors Degree in Food Science or related field is required.
  • Prior experience in food industry manufacturing and lab set up highly preferred.
  • Basic computer skills including a working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, PowerPoint a plus.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in group settings.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Working knowledge of GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) and cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices).

 Passion…Vision…America’s #1 Greek Yogurt.  That’s Chobani!  We changed the way people think about and eat yogurt.  Let us change the way you think about work.  Join our team today!

Chobani is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally.

 

Additional Information  


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