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FSQA Lab Technician

Location: Sheetz Corporate - Claysburg, PA

 

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION:

Conduct all microbial analyses, shelf life studies and assist in maintaining the Supply Chain – vendor/manufacturing facility 3rd Party Independent Audit Program.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  1. Conduct, document and communicate results of all microbial evaluations to management teams.
  2. Conduct microbiological testing of operational, environmental and product shelf life samples from SBK-Claysburg and SBK-Burlington.
  3. Maintain laboratory in an organized and sanitary condition while maintaining and practicing good laboratory skills.
  4. Under the direction of FSQA management, maintain inventory of all lab supplies.
  5. Participate in AOAC Laboratory Proficiency Testing Program and Listeria sp. Proficiency Program. Maintain satisfactory rating on all sample tests and provide summary of results.
  6. Assist with the Supply Chain – vendor/manufacturing facility 3rd Party Independent Audit Program.
  7. Provide support to the Food Safety & Quality Assurance Department, including backup for the FSQA Product Specialist, as needed.

 

Education

  • BS Degree in Biology or related field (Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, etc.)

 

Experience

  • 1 year experience in a laboratory environment

 

Licenses/Certifications/Training (must complete all certifications/training within 6 months of hire date)

  • HACCP Certification (Basic and Advanced)
  • Required laboratory certifications

 

Tools & Equipment (Other than general office equipment):

  • Hand tools (measuring devices, etc.)
  • Laboratory equipment (including but not limited to microbiological testing equipment, autoclave, pipettors, liquid dispensers, etc.)

 

ABOUT SHEETZ
Sheetz, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-owned, food/convenience company that has been in business since 1952. Sheetz has over 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.


Our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those nearly 70 years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect us to be there when they need us most. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Sheetz donates millions of dollars every year to the charities it holds dear.


Nearest Major Market: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown

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