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Laboratory Technician - Contingent (JID_2708117_10117)

Nestle Purina PetCare

Last Updated: 1/25/21

Job Description

Laboratory Technician - Contingent Job Description

***THIS IS AN 18-MONTH CONTINGENT POSITION***


Position is located in St. Louis, MO. Local Candidates will be considered.


This position will be in Purina's packaging lab located in our Pilot Plant in St. Louis. The purpose of this team is to prepare packaging samples for multiple departments in Purina.

Job Responsibilities:
• Maintain a safe, clean and organized work environment
• Conduct all activities in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and required Nestle Purina policies and procedures
• Perform laboratory activities as required to support packaging and product research (such as preparing samples and chemical solutions, performing physical evaluations and running test equipment)
• Effectively communicate test results
• Aid Sr. Packaging Technician in organizing and implementing shelf life studies
• Gather weekly samples due for shelf life studies and manage disposition
• Maintain accurate records of analytical results and other lab instrument and method logs
• Perform minor maintenance on laboratory equipment
• Responsible for shipping, receiving, storage and material disposal activities for the department

Important Skills/Attributes:
• A positive attitude with a strong focus on customer service
• General understanding of scientific principles
• Good spoken and written communication skills
• Ability to multi task
• Good problem solving skills
• Ability to think analytically and critically
• Ability to lift 40lbs and up to 8lbs repetitively


***THIS IS AN 18-MONTH CONTINGENT POSITION***


Position is located in St. Louis, MO. Local Candidates will be considered.

Job: Laboratory Technician - Contingent Primary Location: Saint Louis, MO US Other Location: Career Area: Nestle Purina PetCare Company



Company Details


Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...