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Quality Control Laboratory Intern
Category: Retail, Manufacturing
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-88381644

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  Job posted:   Mon Apr 16, 2018
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Quality Control Laboratory Intern
The QC Lab Technologist Intern will provide professional support by performing and timely communicating the necessary quality tests and analyses required for product safety and quality.

QC Lab Technologist Interns will conduct physical, qualitative, and quantitative Nutritional and Chemical Analyses and/or Conduct Microbiological Sampling and Examinations of environmental samples, incoming materials, in-line samples, semi-finished product, and finished product in order to assess their conformance to established quality standards. Conduct sampling, inspection and audits.

+ Physical, qualitative, and quantitative Chemical and Nutritional examinations including, but not limited to, testing fat, protein, ash, moisture, solids, minerals, , vitamins, enzymatic activity, SDS-PAGE profiles, , fatty acid profiles, solubility index, miscibility, state of dissolution, pH, identity analysis, viscosity, density, purity screening (foreign matter), dimensional parameters, package evaluation and other related physical and chemical characteristics. Sampling, inspection and audits.

+ Microbiological sampling and examinations including, but not limited to testing aseptic and terminally sterilized low-acid nutritional beverages for adherence to commercial sterility standards by pour plate streak,& pHtesting Aerobic Plate Count, Enterobacteriaceae, Staphylococcus aureus & Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Bacillus cereus, Bifidobacterium lactis, Lactobacillus reuteri &Real Time PCR,- Enterobacteriaceae, Cronobacter & Salmonella, and other related physical and biological characteristics. Sampling for Plant Environmental Monitoring & Media preparation for use in plating methodologies. Sampling, inspection and audits.

+ Prepares reviews, and reports results of inspections and physico-chemical analyses; maintain and document records in accordance with established procedures. Review testing of current materials and dispositions accordingly.

+ Prepare, review, and report results of inspections, commercial sterility and microbiological analyses; maintain and document records in accordance with established procedures. Review testing of current materials and dispositions accordingly.

+ Clean-up and general maintenance of laboratory and work area

+ Periodic maintenance and calibrations of analytical instrumentation and equipment

+ Tracks, orders and stocks laboratory supplies

+ Performs other duties as assigned

**Safety and Environmental:**

+ Follow factory safety & environmental objectives & targets

+ Follow the plant safety rules; report incidents & unsafe conditions immediately

+ Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to the Safety & Environmental Management System(s) on all related procedures and programs.

+ Understand the environmental aspects of the position and take action to reduce these environmental impacts by conserving paper, electricity, water etc. Will also recycle all appropriate materials (paper, plastic, food, etc.)


+ Follow factory food safety, quality objectives & targets

+ Follow Nestle Good Manufacturing Practices; report food safety and quality issues immediately.

+ Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to Nestle Quality Management System on all related procedures and programs.

+ Understand the food safety and quality aspects of the position as indicated on QMS, OJT's and SOP's that apply.

Throughout all of these responsibilities, maintains a focus on continuous improvement.



Required: Must be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent program with at least 2 years of courses completed (Chemistry, Food Technology, Biology, Microbiology or other related fields)


Preferred: Previous experience in another laboratory or analytical experience is an asset


+ Expertise in chemical and nutritional analyses or microbiological analyses

+ Ability to work flexible hours

+ Problem-solving skills

+ Ability to prioritize

+ Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required; SAP experience is an asset

**The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.**

Category: Quality Assurance, Food Safety, Nestle Nutrition

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