Dairy Lab Tech

  • Day Shift
  • Full Time
  • Caldwell, ID, USA
  • Pay Starts: $16.00
  • Job ID: 110373

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Lab Tech

Caldwell, ID

Job Description: 

  • Local Dairy Company is seeking a laboratory technician to ensure that all products’ analytical, micro and organoleptic properties are in compliance with product and regulatory specifications.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for testing, sampling, documentation, and out-of-specification call backs as well as other duties or projects as may be assigned including in some cases releases
  • Contacts supervisor immediately when product does not meet specifications. Recommending process adjustments to meet specifications
  • Execute testing of finished product line samples for micro and analytical. In some occasions might obtain the samples
  • Execute testing of raw and pasteurized samples for micro and analytical. In some occasions might obtain samples
  • Performs environmental conveyor swabbing as required by program standards
  • Responsible for accurately record and retain data from analysis
  • Calibrates equipment and ensures that testing equipment and methods produce results in agreement with an established standard
  • Performs extra tests when needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills:

  • If applicable, ability to attain Appendix N Industry Analyst level certification
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of MS office software
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good communications skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Ability to perform analytical and micro tests such that results are in agreement with a standard and/or duplicate testing by a recognized laboratory
  • Basic understanding of microbiology and familiarity with plating methods
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science discipline preferred or currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in science discipline.
  • 2+ years laboratory technician experience.


  • Day shift, with one night shift of 10pm-8am
  • $16.00

About the Company:

  • Marketing and Processing arm of the Northwest Dairy Association, A Northwest U.S. farmer-owned dairy cooperative.

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