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Milk Quality - Laboratory Technician

Company: Patterson
Location: Tulare
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Patterson isn't just a place to work, it's a partner that cares about your success. One of the distinguishing marks of our company is the talented people who embrace the people-first, always advancing, and results-driven culture. Professional growth abounds in this motivating environment. We value the diverse talents and experiences our employees bring to Patterson and believe that they build a stronger and successful organization. Job Description: Job Summary The Laboratory Technician is responsible for set up, calibration, and troubleshooting of equipment to ensure accurate testing. This role performs diagnostic tests on different samples and/or assists other laboratory team members in measuring and reporting the qualities of various substances, along with performing a range of microbiological and analytical laboratory support activities. Essential Functions To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position. Assist with various task in the office and duties within the laboratory Perform physical, bacteriological, chemical, or serological test on a variety of samples Perform a variety of dairy procedures including standard and lab pasteurized plate counts, coliform counts, mastitis tests, RID assays, phosphatase, and inhibitory substances tests Prepare specialized bacteriological culture media and reagents according to formulae Follow standards and procedures to maintain a clean, safe, and organized work environment Log samples and related pertinent information Maintain accurate detailed records Operate and maintain standard laboratory equipment Keep current with technical development Work in accordance with Patterson Companies' core values Perform other duties as assigned Additional functions In addition to the essential functions listed below, the incumbent may perform the following additional functions. As business needs require, pick-up milk samples and deliver them to the lab in a timely fashion and meet predetermined route expectations while handling all customer interactions with professionalism, skill, and expediency -Perform all work in accordance with Company Safety guidelines and procedures including all required safety and Compliance Training and regulatory licensing Job QualificationsRequired Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent Basic laboratory skills and an understanding of essential tools and equipment Proven data management skills with Microsoft Office Suite Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize Analytical skills and troubleshooting abilities Strong attention to detail Ability to accurately complete testing in a timely and efficient manner Self-motivated Strong verbal, written and interpersonal, communication skills Capable of working independently with some guidance Accuracy and attention to detail Able to work as a collaborative and effective team member Must maintain a valid state driver's license and clean driving record Ability to pass drug test and background study Legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer Preferred Qualifications Minimum of six (6) months experience as a Laboratory Technician or related experience What's In It For You: We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for our eligible employees: Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and an integrated Wellness Program. 401(k) Match Retirement Savings Plan. Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Paid Time Off (PTO). Holiday Pay & Floating Holidays. Volunteer Time Off (VTO). Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement). Full Paid Parental and Adoption Leave. LifeWorks (Employee Assistance Program). Patterson Perks Program. The potential compensation range for this role is below. The final offer amount could exceed this range, based on various factors such as candidate location (geographical labor market), experience, and skills.$15.43 - $19.09EEO Statement As a people-first company, Patterson promotes a culture that embodies and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We believe our employees' unique experiences and differences is what strengthens us and drives our success. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. We are Patterson. We welcome you.

Keywords: Patterson, Tulare , Milk Quality - Laboratory Technician, Professions , Tulare, California

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