R&D Lab Assistant in Bethlehem PA

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Newly Weds Foods
R&D Lab Assistant
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Bethlehem PA
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Job Types:
Administrative Assistant, Research Technician
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The R&D Lab Assistant Temporary Position is responsible for preparing samples, raw materials inventory, analytical testing and supporting the Research & Development department Scientists and Chefs.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare blended and baked samples for external and internal customers.
  • Maintain a lab inventory of raw materials and work-in-progress materials for use in sampling and blend preparation.
  • Pull and ship raw materials and finished goods to external and internal customers as requested.
  • Verify scales or other laboratory analytical equipment and maintain documentation.
  • Conduct analytical tests on sample blends as assigned.
  • Assist in packing and shipping materials for outgoing sample requests
  • Provide back-up support for R&D labs at other Newly Weds Foods locations.
  • Maintain file documentation for incoming and outgoing shipments, batch sheets and blend & bake logs.
  • Procure substrate materials as well as other necessary sundry items for the maintenance and functioning of the laboratories.
  • Pick up and deliver various items needed by the R&D group. These items may include product samples, ingredients, parts, groceries, or supplies etc.
  • Drive to various vendors, production plants, stores, and warehouses
  • Maintain a clean working area and assist with sanitation and maintenance of R&D laboratory and storage areas.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have a valid driver&##39;s license.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills and general knowledge in Adobe applications, MS Office, AS400 and Lotus Notes.

Work Environment:

  • General Office Setting, Production Floor, and Standard Laboratory Environment.
  • Must be able to walk, stand, bend, squat, twist, and climb stairs for extended periods of time during entire shift.
  • Must be able to repetitively lift 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.
  • This temporary position may become a regular position.
  • Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

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