Leprino Foods Company Lab Technician III in Denver, Colorado

Leprino FoodsLeprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is anEEO/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/VeteranUS-CO-DenverRequisition ID 2018-2956# of Openings 1Category Portal Searching Quality & Food SafetyOverviewLeprino Foods' history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino firststarted making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries inthe Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then.Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in theworld, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and theLeprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Foodand Ingredient Company." To help us achieve that daring vision, we'relooking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is thebest at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations.Will you join us on our journey?For our Denver, CO corporate headquarters we are seeking a Chemistry LabTechnician III on our corporate Laboratory team to continue moving ourorganization to even larger levels of product innovation, quality, andfood safety. We take pride in our vision to be "world's best", it'swhy we work harder, invest more, and continually innovate.ResponsibilitiesWhat Does the Work Look Like?* Assists senior staff members with performing chemistry testing accurately,safely, efficiently, and in a timely manner.* Maintain detailed and accurate records of all test results, comments,deviations, and control information.* Follow all safety precautions associated with our laboratory procedures andmaintain a safe working environment per Leprino SOPs.* Support chemistry testing as needed through sample and supply receiving,housekeeping/cleaning, proficiency testing and project support.* Perform sample preparation duties, such as preparing standard solutionsand reagents for use in chemical testing.* We're asking of you to turn your passion into impact. At Leprino we arededicated to producing high-quality products that help feed and nourishmillions of families around the world. It's a big responsibility and we hopeyou're up for it.* The right candidate will accept a challenging environment where solvingproblems, continuous learning, and a high technical capability is thenorm, not the exception. Take ownership of your career - it's yours togrow if you're willing to put the work in.* And last but not least: Be humble, inquisitive, patient,collaborative, tenacious, and resilient - the DNA of a Leprino employee.QualificationsThe Right Candidate Will Have (Minimum Qualifications):* High school diploma or equivalent* Proficient in MS Office products, including: Access, Outlook, Word and ExcelWe Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):* Bachelor of Science in Chemestry or be pursuing a Bachelor of Science inChemestry or closely related field* Experience in a chemistry or food science labOffering You In Return:* The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term.Leprino couldn't be where it is today without our incredible workforce.That's why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hardwork. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with Leprino is ourultimate goal. Through competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuitionassistance, vacation, holiday, and sick time, matching 401(k),annual merit, incentives, and our annual Profit Sharing plan - Leprino hires to* A chance to reside in sunny Denver, Colorado: 300 days of sunshine,the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and all its outdoor wonders!A career with Leprino Foods means you'll be part of a worldwide group ofindividuals dedicated to producing high-quality products that help feed andnourish families around the world. Your contributions will be noticed andrewarded as you work to further our company, our customers, and oneanother. Apply today to learn more about our Corporate