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Apex Life Sciences

Lab Technician

Post Date:Dec 26, 2017Type:Contractor
Start Date:12/26/2017Salary:
Location:US-NJ-Lakewood Job Reference:809561

Job Description:

Laboratory Technician 

Food products, raw materials, spices, flavors


  • Duties include testing and evaluating food products, managing data and documentation, and ensuring the production processes are in compliance with GMP and HACCP standards.
  • Analytical Testing: pH, solids, moisture, sodium, salt, viscosity, water activity
  • Documentation: international ethnic concentrated savory flavor bases, seasoning blends, dry blends
  • Water activity, Solids, Salt, Total Acidity, pH, Sodium, Color – Munsell Book of Color, Bostwick, Specific Gravity
  • Application development: raw meats, spices, aromas
  • Target Matching: flavor, label, nutritional, consistency, color, application use
  • Process: jarring, retorting, aseptic, pouch, thermal, tumbling, vacuum marinade
  • Laboratory: Bench top trials, sourcing raw materials, formulating, sending samples
  • Computer: Formulator, Sage, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Microsoft Word
  • Guidelines: FDA, USDA, USDA Organic, Kosher, SQF3, HACCP, GMP, SOP
  • Any results out of spec get resent with paperwork.
  • Prepare Certificate of Analysis (CoA) for customers.
  • Daily shipping verification for all products.
  • Review documentation (CofA) on all raw materials to make sure they are in spec. and maintain spreadsheets for each raw material.  Communicate with purchasing missing vendor C of As.   


  • Prior experience in Quality Control or Quality Assurance is highly preferred
  • Food handling / food safety experience highly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required

For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] and call the office at (732) 636-1497.

KEYWORDS: Food, aromatics, flavors, SQF,  HACCP, GMP, QA, QC, R&D, GMP, Comparative Analysis, Certificate of Analysis (CoA), Water activity, Solids, Salt, Total Acidity, pH, Sodium, Color – Munsell Book of Color, Bostwick, Specific Gravity, shipping verification, Sensory, taste testing, sterilization, environmental monitoring, quality control, quality assurance

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 [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 844-463-6178.

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