Laboratory Technician

We are looking for a Lab Tech. Under the direction of the Quality Assurance Manager, the Lab Technician performs work involving the testing of the product to ensure it meets customer requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. The main responsibility includes conducting quality assurance tests to ensure malt meets the customer’s standards and requirements.

  1. Performs laboratory research/tasks.
  2. Records observations, measurements, and reports results.
  3. Responsible for cleaning, disinfecting and maintenance of all clean rooms and equipment.
  4. Assists with receipt and inspection of raw materials, ordering and stocking.
  5. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  6. Assess lab test result validity prior to reporting to manufacturing or customers.
  7. Verify and issue customer reports.
  8. Maintain and improve lab operations by assisting in the development of lab employees and coordinating the maintenance and purchase of lab equipment.
  9. Compare lab test results with expected outcomes to evaluate test result validity prior to reporting.
  10. Works every other weekend or as needed.
  11. Provide technical support to the sales function by preparing special samples and analytical information.

Protective Clothing Required:

The employee must wear safety shoes, safety glasses and a hard hat and a full face respirator when working in manufacturing areas.

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. The employee will be required to attend comprehensive training in malting technology (hasn’t been trained in malting). 

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or its equivalent required. An Associate degree in Chemistry or Food Science, or equivalent work experience is required with 2 to 5 years lab experience.

 Language Skills:

Ability to read, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. 

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to carry out standard computations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, percentage calculations and division.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Other Skills:

Requires ability to plan and prioritize, develop work schedules, and basic machine care.

Malteurop Group is an international leader in the malt producing industry. Our success began in the 1960 with our first malting plant in France. Today, our growth has allowed us to expand into 14 countries worldwide. We are present in all of the major malt sectors, including malt for brewers and distillers, as well as malt-based ingredients for the agribusiness industry.

As an integral part of the Malteurop Group, Malteurop North America, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has malting facilities located in Milwaukee, Great Falls, Montana, Winona, Minnesota and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Our rich history provides employees with a culture of teamwork and stability, focused on our values of trust, mutual respect, spirit of initiative and sharing of experience. We are innovative in our malt product line with the recent launch of Craft Master Malt, providing our craft brewing customers unparalleled malt quality and flavor.

Malteurop North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Malteurop North America offers an excellent benefit package, including health, dental and vision insurance, prescription drug coverage, life insurance, education reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, pet insurance and 401(k) with company match.