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Quality Lab Technician

Talent Thrive Hazleton, PA
  • Expired: 27 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Quality Lab Technician - 2nd Shift


Responsible to test and inspect materials at various stages of processing within the facility. Analyze and evaluate results against both internal and external requirements. Make timely decisions based on relevant data.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and administer laboratory work including regular calculation and reporting of lab KPI’s

  • Execution of laboratory test method calibration and maintenance

  • Driving appropriate test method application regarding changed or new attributes or changed industry standards

  • Supporting Root Cause Analysis and special investigations of problems arising during manufacturing

  • Make effective decisions following Trend Analysis and root cause investigations.

  • Perform QC testing / inspections of in-coming, in-process and finished materials. Document, report findings.

  • Properly gather, prepare and maintain the integrity of samples for storage or shipment

  • Package and ship samples as instructed by supervisor

  • Properly and accurately record test results and maintain manageable recordkeeping files

  • Maintain a complete understanding of test methods and equipment used for carrying out job responsibilities.

  • Ensure that supplier documentation for all materials used in production meet established specifications.

  • Conduct tests, when required, to confirm test results reported by others

  • Conduct equipment calibrations

  • Report unusual findings and take action

  • Collect and organize documents

  • Print and distribute labels and documents

  • Accurately records all required performance metric data

  • Conducts BBS observations and 6S audits

  • Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly on a continuous basis

  • Performs duties in a safe manner. Abides by all established safety policies.

  • Performs duties within guidelines of cGMP and Good Food Manufacturing Practices.

Essential Capabilities:

  • Prior experience with physical or analytical testing

  • Design and execution of research to support investigations

  • Statistical expertise for method validation

  • Lab data processing systems

  • Demonstrate predictable, reliable, and timely attendance.

  • Follow written and verbal directions and to complete assigned tasks on schedule.

  • Communicate effectively.

  • Understand and calculate basic math. Add, subtract, multiply, divide, and use a standard calculator.

  • Learn from directions, observations, and mistakes, and apply procedures using good judgment.

  • Work independently or part of a team; ability to interact appropriately with others.

  • Use basic computer systems and key entry data collectors.

  • Computer skills needed include Word, Excel, & Access at a minimum.


A two year associate degree in relatable field is required, such as Chemical, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering,

Talent Thrive


Hazleton, PA