APEX SYSTEMS INC Lab Technician 839206 in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Description Apex Life Sciences has an urgent need for a lab technician in the Fox Valley area! Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply! Job Summary Perform laboratory tests on various products including dairy and environmental samples. Responsible for providing accurate test results using predetermined, approved methods of analysis and ensuring that results are communicated to our internal customers in a timely and efficient manner. Collaborate in the support of internal and external programs, such as SQF and lab certifications, with activities such as data analysis, audit scheduling, calibration, SOP development, lab efficiencies and documentation reviews. Job Duties & Responsibilities 1. Laboratory Testing Perform tests and analyses accurately and timely on samples of dairy products: Follow test procedures using reference methods, such as AOAC or Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products, and others as required Tests to include: Moisture and salt analysis, butterfat, proteins, total solids, pH, titratable acidity, various bacteriological testing, inhibitory substances, sample preparation, environmental and other tests as directed Commissions, adjusts, and operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as microscopes, pH meter, protein analysis equipment, milk/whey/cheese component analysis equipment, automated titration equipment, laboratory balances and other equipment Troubleshoot basic equipment and testing procedures Perform routine calibration and maintenance on laboratory equipment Organize and prepare supplies needed to complete work Maintain a functional and clean work area Follows all regulatory, safety, standard operating procedures, good manufacturing practices (GMPs) and good laboratory practices (GLPs) Qualifications & Requirements Education Minimum - 2 Year / Associate Degree Degree in Chemistry, Microbiology or other related discipline required. Preferred 4 Year / Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Experience & Training One (1) or more years of related work experience preferred. Licenses & Certifications Preferred Lab Analyst Milk and Cream Tester HACCP Certification preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Good analytical, math, and problem solving skills Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel) Prior history of actual lab bench time experience and the ability to demonstrate knowledge of proper laboratory techniques, whether by job experience or prior education. VEVRAA Federal Contractor We request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state. We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: https://www.prodivnet.com/jobs/lab-technician-99643 This position is listed by a private employment agency. The agency is the legal employer. No fee will be charged of the job applicant.