Raw Ingredient Technician; Candy Company; IL

Chicago, Illinois, United States


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Type: Permanent

Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Manufacturing / Production

Industry: Manufacturing & Dist / Other

Date Posted: 09/23/2022

Shortcut: http://management-recruiters-of-chattanooga-brainerd.jobs.mrinetwork.com/PCD0Mv


Raw Ingredient Technician; Candy Company; Chicago

 

Company

America's favorite candy company, manufacturing and selling some of the world's most popular confectionary brands.  One of the country's largest candy companies, with operations throughout North America and with distribution channels in more than 75 countries.

 

Summary

The Raw Ingredient Lab Technician is responsible for validating raw ingredients against specification. This is to insure that company meets food safety objectives of delivering safe quality products that pose no risks to consumers.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible to take action and get involvement from upper management on any food and safety and quality problems reported from personnel
  • Sampling of raw materials that are deemed sensitive or required for validation testing.
  • Perform all wet chemistry on raw materials, and act as a back-up for wet chemistry performed by lab analysts
  • Manage inventories of chemicals used in analysis
  • Maintain data log books
  • Verify COA compliance against specification
  • Ability to aseptically sample sensitive raw materials
  • Participate in the environmental monitoring program
  • Working closely with warehouse, procurement and quality teams
  • Conduct any other functions as required by the QA department
  • Assist in formulation of new products or development  of cost savings initiatives
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for long periods of time

 

Instrumentation and Skills

·         Karl Fischer Moisture Analyzer

·         Acid Titrator

·         Dextrose Equivalent

·         pH Meter

 

·         Refractometer

·         Infrared Moisture Analyzer

·         Oxidative Stability Instrument

·         Microscope

·         Ash

Qualifications

  • BS - Biological Sciences or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience as R&D Technician preferred
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively
  • Must be able to work within a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

 

Salary: $22-25/hr; strong benefits; NO relocation (local candidates); EOE; NO Sponsorship

 

 

 

 

 

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