Sample Lab Technician

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: US

Company: Döhler Group


The Sample Lab Technician is responsible for producing faultless and high-quality samples and compound mixtures in accordance with R&D and customer specifications.  
Essential Functions 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
1.    Adhere to the approved budget and introduce suitable measures to counteract potential and actual deviations in consultation with the manager. 
2.    Stimulate continuous standardization and optimization of processes and organizational structures and implement corresponding measures in consultation with the manager. 
3.    Ensure an optimum exchange of information within the division and with the interfaces. 
4.    Document efficient and effective processes in the company's internal IT systems. 
5.    Compounding specific flavor recipes and produce samples 
6.    Homogenize, pasteurize, carbonize, fill and package samples and compound mixtures by operating the corresponding production facilities. 
7.    Taste developed products. 
8.    Sample and carrying out quality checks in terms of sensory properties and in accordance with chemical and physical specifications (e.g. Brix, acidity, pH value). 
9.    When a complaint is received, support the manager/team in conducting error analysis and creating a new sample. 
10.    Execute stock takes and stock adjustment postings if necessary. 
11.    Implement in-house and statutory specifications and guidelines on hygiene, HACCP, food safety, occupational safety and environmental protection.


Supervisory Responsibility 


Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is occasionally exposed to wet, warm, humid and cold temperatures. Located in our North Brunswick, NJ location and it is an onsite role. 


Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position 

No travel required


Required Qualifications 
1.    Proficient in Microsoft office – word, excel, and outlook 
2.    Ability to multitask lab assignments


Preferred Qualifications 
1.    College degree desirable
2.    Apprenticeship as a food technology specialist, chemical technician, pharmacy technician or similar

Safety/ Food Safety:
Döhler USA, Inc. is committed to providing a safe and secure work environment for all employees.  It is the duty of all employees to ensure that a safe working environment and safe working practices are maintained at all times.  It is also the responsibility of management to do so.

Employee should comply with all policies and procedures, including safety, food safety/security and GMPs.  

Employee should report any unsafe conditions immediately to supervisor or designated party.


AAP/EEO Statement 
Döhler USA, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Döhler USA, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 
Döhler USA, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Döhler USA, Inc.’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. 


Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.