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R&D Laboratory Technician

Position: R&D Laboratory Technician

Report to: EMEA and APAC R&D Lead

Location: Teplice, Czech Republic

Job Type: Permanent

Salary Range: Based on Experience

Benefits: Annual incentive plan 7,5%, annual salary increase subject to personal performance and business conditions, 25 days vacation, pension insurance contribution, meal provision, contribution to study and languages courses, SOS Line (Help in difficult situations), Benefit a.s. (Electronic cards for service delivery), 5 days of home office annually.

About Our Client:

Our client with its parent well-kown company owns multiple famous brands in the industry of artificial and natural zero- and reduced-calorie sweeteners, distributed in more than 90 countries.

They are investing in innovation and brand building to drive long-term profitable growth. With the natural sweetener category experiencing an average of 9% year-over-year growth and one of their famous brand as one of the fastest growing in this specific market, they are positioned to drive incredible brand awareness with consumers and become the go-to sweetener company for everything from coffee and tea to baking needs.

About the role:

The R&D Laboratory Technician is responsible for the timely generation of accurate analytical data for raw material, in-process, finished product and any samples generated by product development activities.

Follows plant policies, procedures, work instructions, and documents (including paper and computer records) to ensure that outbound products conform to company specifications, EU & ISO guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development (R&D Laboratory): samples and qualifies for internal analysis required raw materials, in-process and finished samples according to the development brief and the specifications.
  • Testing responsibilities include sensory evaluation, assay testing by UV-VIS and HPLC, PSD, density, percent moisture, color and other physical/analytical methods as needed.
  • Validation (Production lines) in collaboration with QA Representative: collects, prepares and tests required in-process and finished products according to final specifications and routine acceptance criteria.
  • Maintaining, cleaning and calibrating R&D equipment as per Good Laboratory Practices (GLP’s). 
  • Assists in trials, validations and start-ups as required.
  • Troubleshoot and provide support to all the Teams when R&D related requests arise.
  • Present results: write reports, reviews and summaries.
  • Order and maintain DataBase of samples, stock and resources.
  • Follows MSDS’s, plant safety procedures and plant SOP’s to maintain a safe working environment. 

 

About You:

If you are looking for a new exciting challenge in a multicultural environment and an opportunity to advance in your career, this is the right position for you !

Key Requirements:

Skills/knowledge:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in chemical-bio-physical laboratory function.
  • Prior experiences in food manufacturer is a plus.
  • Good analytical skills. Prior experiences with HPLC is a plus.
  • Instrument troubleshooting skills is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Fluent in English.

 

Abilities:

  • Ability to conduct and support scientific investigations and experiments.
  • Plan, set up and undertake controlled experiments and trials.
  • Record and analyse data.
  • Demonstrate procedures.

 

Personal skills:

  • High personal standard of ownership, accountability and proactivity.
  • Someone who enjoys a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently but with a strong teamworking spirit.
  • Meticulous attention to details.
  • Articulate and thoughts are well-organized.
  • Time management.

 

Education:

  • University degree in Analytical Chemistry field or equivalent qualification.

 

Thank you for your interest in applying for the position and please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further correspondence. Candidates are not required to pay any fee to use our services.

 

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