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CENTRAL GARDEN & PET CO Laboratory Technologist in CHILTON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Our Pet division, Kaytee, is searching for a 1st shift Laboratory Technologist in our Chilton, Wisconsin office.Reportingto the Laboratory Quality Manager, the Laboratory Technologist is responsible for working within, and complying with, all aspects of the Laboratory's documented safety requirements and Laboratory Quality Management System requirements. Assumes process ownership for various management and technical requirements. Responsible for accurate and timely performance of tests on company products, competitive products and R&D projects. Also responsible for completing the necessary records pertaining to testing. Has the authority to report results including the notification of out of specification values. If you find your qualifications match those listed in detail below, we invite you to apply for this position! At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries...one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website atto learn more. MEASURES OF SUCCESS Understands, supports and follows: ISO 17025 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing Laboratories all customer, regulatory and third party requirements the laboratory's own Quality Management System requirements, technical quality requirements, and good laboratory practices. Balance and be able to prioritize workload. Processes incoming samples following documented procedures and using good laboratory practices. Establishes and maintains sample traceability. Performs microbiological tests using documented and approved test methods. Tests include but are not limited to: aerobic plate counts/yeast & mold count, pathogen PCR analysis - salmonella, listeria and E.coli determination by GENE-UP, Enterobacteriaceae counts, and laboratory environmental monitoring and pathogen confirmations. Performs mycotoxin analysis testing following documented and approved test methods. Participates in customer requirements determination, review and documentation. Processes microbiological samples submitted for external laboratory testing. Works closely with internal customers and with suppliers to ensure quality requirements are defined, understood and met. Responsible for... For full info follow application link. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/953CAD63F8DD44EC

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