Offers “Roquette Frères”

Expires soon Roquette Frères

QC Lab Analyst

  • Keokuk, USA
  • Personal services

Job description



People are at the heart of our strategy

A family-owned Group, Roquette offers a  positive  and  attractive  work and career environment, in which everyone can learn,  develop , contribute to the overall company performance and be  recognized  for doing so.

Job Description

Job Description

A career with Roquette will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference as you work with some of the brightest individuals in the industry who use innovation and continuous improvement to solve challenging problems, while increasing efficiency and reducing waste. Our goal is to drive growth in the manufacturing industry to achieve and sustain best-in-class standards in everything we do.

Roquette America’s manufacturing facility in Keokuk, Iowa is an expansive continuous processing corn wet-milling facility that proudly produces corn-based starches, syrups and polyols used in many food and beverage applications as well as in pharmaceuticals, paper products, cosmetics and agricultural goods.

Roquette America, Inc. is seeking an entry-level laboratory analyst for a Quality Control Microbiology position at its Keokuk, Iowa location.  Reporting to the Quality Control Supervisor, the lab analyst will be responsible for laboratory testing of in-process samples and finished products. 

Job Responsibilities

·  Perform microbiological analysis for quality release of raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods.
·  Assess conformance of manufactured products against customer specifications. 
·  Document micro results in batch sheets and enter data into electronic database.
·  Perform identification and enumeration of yeast, mold, and bacteria using microscopic staining techniques.
·  Preparation of various media and other laboratory reagents.
·  Perform instrument calibrations/accuracy checks and maintenance. Troubleshoot equipment as needed.
·  Create and reviews laboratory documents, including forms, log sheets and SOPs
·  Provide support to Manufacturing, Quality, and Environmental departments
·  Responsible for inventory control and ordering of laboratory chemicals and consumables

Required Competencies, Education and Experience

·  BS or BA in Microbiology or a related scientific field
·  Problem Solving and Troubleshooting Capability
·  Technical and Analytical Thinking Proficiency
·  Communication and Interpersonal Skills 
·  Self-Directed and Independent

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities

Work Environment

Indoors 95%

Outdoors 5%

Sitting 25%

Standing 50%

Walking 25%

Laboratory, plant and office work environment.

Laboratory and plant environment with seldom possible exposure to:

·  High places
·  Heights with safety guards or equipment
·  Driving automotive equipment

Laboratory and plant environment with occasional possible exposure to:

·  Extreme heat / cold
·  Extreme humid / wet
·  Atmosphere (poor lighting, ventilation)
·  Being around moving equipment
·  Exposure to dust, fumes and gasses

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time 8 hour day position Monday - Friday.

Travel

Travel is not required for this position.

COMPETENCIES:    

We expect four leadership skills from all our employees:  

•  Act like a valuable team member  

• Target quality and excellence  

•  Be disciplined and compliant  

•  Make decisions quickly and with determination.  

 

AAP/EEO Statement   

An Equal Opportunity Employer  “AAP, EEO, M/F/H/V/D, Drug-Free Workplace”  

Other Duties  

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

Roquette provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.

Joining Roquette means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.

Add Your Talent to Ours!

Roquette provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.

Joining Roquette means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.

Add Your Talent to Ours!

Roquette provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.

Joining Roquette means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.

Add Your Talent to Ours!