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Food Lab Technician - Entry Level Microbiology

Deibel Laboratories Inc
Manhattan, KS
  • Posted: 10 days ago
  • $16 to $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Science you can trust from concept to consumer.

Since 1967, Deibel Laboratories has operated several private food testing facilities providing services in both Microbiology and Chemistry testing. We play an integral role in food and product safety for industry-leading producers, as well as family-run operations much like our own.

Our lab location in Manhattan, Kansas is hiring a full-time Food Laboratory Technician. (40 hours/week plus benefits included).

We offer a competitive salary based on knowledge and experience. This position includes full health benefits for self and family (employer pays for 100% of employee premiums and 50% of dependents on our base plan). Deibel also offers a self-funded dental plan, vision plan, and 401K option along with profit sharing.

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Compensation: Starting hourly rates $16 - $18 D.O.E. plus a competitive benefits package.

Shift Available:

Sunday - Thursday 9am -6pm

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Entry Level Position: We Are Happy to Train
  • Must have an interest in learning basic knowledge of microbiology and to accurately perform testing procedures and obtain accurate results.
  • A basic knowledge of personal computers is useful to accurately enter testing data and results.
  • Planning skills are useful to maintain supplies of analysis materials and ensure analysis is completed within a specified time.
  • Basic math skills are essential to complete analysis.
  • Physical dexterity is required for manipulating samples.

We'd Love to Hear from People With:

  • Previous experience in manufacturing, production, warehouse, food industry, food service, baking, baristas, or retail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to multitask, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Skills to communicate effectively and develop good working relationships with all employees.
  • A professional workplace appearance, ethical conduct, honesty, and integrity in all communications.
  • A thirst to seek out and participate in appropriate training and professional development.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Safety equipment of gloves, laboratory coat, and eyeglasses may need to be worn depending on the testing process.
  • Extended time spent in a standing position.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs occasionally and 10 – 15lbs repeatedly.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Deibel is committed to fostering a diverse and welcoming workplace with people of all types of backgrounds and experiences.


Deibel Laboratories Inc


Manhattan, KS
66502 USA



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