Vita Food Products, Inc. is recruiting for a Lab Technician.
Responsibilities based on schedule include:
- Calibrate/verify laboratory instrumentation.
- Perform in-coming, in-process and finished product laboratory testing.
- Perform pre-operational checks; visual inspection of production areas, ATP swabbing, allergen swabbing, and the coordinating of recleaning/resanitizing.
- Complete customer specific requirements and specifications.
- Follow frequency schedules for facility monitoring/verification; environmental, coolers, freezers, foamers, chemical concentrations, scales, etc.
- Prepare samples for outside testing service.
- Work with USDC inspector.
- Document verification of in-process production functions; monitor water and product temperature, dumping, desalting, injection, cure brine, cover brine.
- Document verification of production finished processing; metal detection performance, finished products settings, batch ratios, code dates, labels, stickers, weights, packaging materials, and product changeover.
- Communicate with outside service companies; sanitation, pest control, chemical control, outside laboratory, and other vendors.
- Complete all necessary paperwork.
- Prepare and review quality SOPs and SSOPs.
- Team member on various Food Safety and Food Quality Teams.
- Other duties as assigned.
Vita Food Products, Inc. offers competitive benefits package including : Health/Dental/Life/STD/LTD/Flex 401K and paid time off
Vita Food Products, Inc. is located in West Loop.
Great products from your favorite brands. From breakfast to dinner, you can enjoy the flavor of your favorite brands with Vita Foods. In addition to the finest salmon and herring products, Vita offers a wide selection of sauces, marinades, rubs, salad dressings, dessert toppings, syrup, honey and drink mixes. With Vita Foods, you can count on great products, great brands and great meals.
Job Type: Full-time
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee discount
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location