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Quality Technician- 2nd
at Apex Systems, Inc.
READING, PA

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Seeking a Quality Technician in the Food and Beverage Industry!

General Purpose:

Test all raw, intermediate, and finished products as well as collecting and testing environmental samples according to established procedures. Discover and prevent defects and improve quality. Work with a high degree of accuracy and concentration to produce valid test results in a timely manner.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform receiving lab duties including weighing trucks, observing sample collections, and preparation of receiving tickets.
  • Evaluate truck shipments for acceptance based upon established criteria.
  • Complete entry into the computer systems and generate requested reports.
  • Perform testing using the Near Infra-red methods, scorch tests, acidity tests, sink work, and other appropriate lab equipment.
  • Prepare chemical solutions and media required for laboratory testing. Sterilize equipment as needed.
  • Perform butterfat and total solids tests on fluid milk; cream; condensed and sweetened condensed milk; and powdered products utilizing the Mojonnier tester.
  • Maintain lab records of samples, test results, and lab quality control measures in an up-to-date, legible, and accurate manner ensuring the accuracy of results.
  • Certify that finished product is suitable for sale by meeting government and customer specifications. Ensure cleanliness and organization of the lab and the integrity of all testing results.
  • Perform basic microbiology and environmental sampling as required.
  • Follow all good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements.
  • Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), and Safe Quality Foods (SQF).

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Prefer Bachelors degree in a science related field (Food Science, Dairy Science or Microbiology) preferred
  • 1 year experience in a food laboratory or similar role
  • Certification and/or License
  • Able to obtain Pennsylvania Weighmaster license within 30 days of employment
  • May be required to obtain and maintain other certifications and/or licenses for continued employment

EEO Employer

Apex Life Sciences is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.


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We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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