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Laboratory Assistant

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Description

Remedy is proud to work with some of the finest companies in the Corridor. Our client, General Mills, is one of the largest food manufacturing companies in the world. 

Are you interested in gaining lab experience with a top food manufacturing company?

General Mills is looking for a Lab Technician to provide a 9-month full-time assignment in Quality and Food Safety support for the Cedar Rapids plant.   

This would be an excellent learning experience for a student working towards a degree in science field (chemistry, biology, medical technology, or similar)

Duties Include:

Perform analytical and microbiological testing and line audits

Enforcement of Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP program, and other Quality and Food Safety accountabilities as needed.

Position requires flexibility to work on the off-shift, weekend, and overtime as needed. Position will relieve overtime in the lab.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

The preferred candidate must have:

  • Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience and desire to work in a team environment
  • Basic skills in statistics 
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, and ability to work with little supervision
  • Good problem-solving skills, pro-active approach to identifying and solving problems
  • Analytical & physical lab testing experience: HPLC, titrimeter, colorimeter, density, viscosity
  • Practical instrumentation experience, electrical and mechanical aptitude
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects while performing everyday tasks
  • Strong computer skills and ability to learn and apply other types of software

 

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