PART-TIME LAB TECHNICIAN
LOCATION:
Sydney,
Nova Scotia
POSTING DATE:
August 16, 2013




DESCRIPTION
Scotsburn Dairy Group, a leading processor and distributor of fresh quality dairy products and ice cream in Atlantic Canada, has a part-time laboratory technician position available immediately at its Sydney production plant, located on Upper Prince Street, Sydney, N.S.
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RESPONSIBILITIES / QUALIFICATIONS:
Key areas of responsibility include:
Gathering samples from production floor for product testing
Testing samples for compliance
Preparing media for plating samples
Plating samples for incubation and reading them when appropriate
Completing all documentation required for testing product sampling and the verification of results
Ensuring good manufacturing practices and procedures are followed as outlined in our written HACCP Program

This is a fast-paced environment in a food processing plant. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Post secondary education, technology or sciences preferred
Ability to follow precise procedures, possess excellent hand eye co-ordination, be a self-starter
Ability to effectively communicate and work well with others
A strong commitment to occupational health and safety standards and procedures
A strong commitment to safe quality food and food safety programs
Previous lab or food science experience will be considered an asset

This position includes shift work, vacation relief and weekends.
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CONTACT:
Anyone interested in this position should apply in writing to:

Lab Supervisor
Scotsburn Dairy Group
P.O. Box 1240
Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6J9

Fax 902-562-1212
or
email careers@scotsburn.com