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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Clemens Food Group Hatfield, PA

Company
Clemens Food Group
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16-1197
AJE Ref #
575976502
Location
Hatfield, PA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description
Clemens Food Group is the industry leader in customer solutions. Originally founded in 1895, the Company has a long rich heritage, deeply rooted in values. Clemens Food Group is a vertically coordinated company that includes hog farming, food production, logistical services, and transportation. To this day, it remains steadfastly dedicated to continuing previous generations' commitment by operating as good stewards of the community and the environment, offering quality innovative products and services, and working with our business partners, customers, employees, and family members with the highest degree of integrity and ethics.
Position Objective:

Collect Samples
Prepare Samples for testing
Performs laboratory tests to determine Chemical and Microbiological Characteristics
Routine laboratory equipment maintenance and calibration
Operate Steris Sterilizer
Test Result Recording and Data Entry
Reporting of non-typical results

General Responsibilities:
Collect Samples in processing plant environment
Prepare Samples for testing:
Using Robot Coupe Food Processor
Performs laboratory tests to determine Chemical and Microbiological Characteristics:
Using the following Equipment:
CEM Meat Trac System
CEM Sprint
PH probes
Omnion Ion selective electrodes for CL and NA
Quaktech O2/CO2 Analyzer
Hach Turbidimeter
AES Dilumat System
AES Smasher
Biomerieux Tempo System
Biomerieux Vidas System
Performs routine maintenance and calibration on laboratory equipment above
Operate Steris Steam Sterilizer
Test Result Recording and Data Entry
Using the following computer programs
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Excel
Reporting of non-typical results
Using Microsoft Outlook

Requirements
Monday to Friday 3pm - 11pm (Rotating Saturdays 4-9 hours)

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications Desirable:
Minimum : A.S. in Science program and one to two years experience in a laboratory environment
Preferred: B.S. In Food Science / Biology / Chemistry
Knowledge, Skills & Experience (Essential):
Quality work strong ability to maintain top quality work and accuracy
Team player strong ability to work as part of a team to reach a common goal
Previous Laboratory Experience
Knowledge, Skills & Experience (Desirable):
CEM - Meat Trak and/ or Sprint systems
Biomerieux Tempo and Vidas systems
Food Industry Meat Industry

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Additional Benefits

Full service, 24/7, gym on site in our Hatfield, PA office location. Gym includes full-size basketball court, weight and exercise machines, fitness instructors and classes throughout the day.

Onsite cafeteria and company store for purchases at a discounted price.

Wellness Program with activities through the year to promote physical and mental well-being.

Annual Company picnic and celebration events for Team Member recognition.

Discounts with area businesses.