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Lab Tech II, Food Quality Control

Company: Perfect Day
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

It's a Perfect Day to change the world! At Perfect Day, we're doing just that.Perfect Day was founded in 2014 to create delicious, nutritious dairy products that everyone can love. We're using fermentation (not animals) to make dairy proteins that are the foundation for foods like ice cream, cheese and yogurt - all with the distinctive taste and textures that consumers demand, but without lactose or environmental downsides. Through partnerships with respected brands, we're working to launch a whole range of dairy products that will help shape a humane, sustainable food system for future generations. YOUR CONTRIBUTION:Executing shelf-life and product testing plan of in-house and commercial products (sampling preparation, product testing, data collecting, reporting), and quality testing ingredient inputs.Documentation (Product Vision) + interface with QA, product spec sheets, ingredient spec-sheet review, entering data in Product Vision. Maintain equipment calibration and maintenance, lab audits for good practices and improvement opportunities, and generate reports.In-product protein quality testing (test protein lots in target products), report outcome.Other functions:General lab support.Identify quality control improvements, and ensure company compliance.Sensory panel participant. Competencies: Self-management Personal credibility Written-communication KNOWLEDGE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:Associates degree in Food Science, Biological Sciences, or Life Sciences with 1-2 years of experience in the food industry is preferred. Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Biological Sciences, or Life Science, is a plus.Food analysis experience in an R or food manufacturing environment, knowledge of food GMP and HACCP.Prior operation of food analysis instruments.Objective approach to work, understanding priorities via efficient communication.Disciplined approach to the understanding scope of experiments with guidance from a Research Scientist.Flawless execution of tasks at hand while practicing GMP and upholding the highest standards of food and personal safety.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to stand or sit for prolonged periods, climb, kneel, bend, and at times lift objects as heavy as 50 lbs.Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.Perfect Day is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.It's a Perfect Day to change the world. The day when delicious dairy goodness is something everyone can love. The day we say goodbye to the downsides of factory farming. The day we throw a big party with luscious, animal-free milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream, all made with Perfect Day! We hope you join us!

Keywords: Perfect Day, Berkeley , Lab Tech II, Food Quality Control, Other , Berkeley, California

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