Lab Technician

at Actalent in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description


The lab tech will work in a GMP food manufacturing environment where they will be responsible for:

Testing materials used as ingredients in yeast products for such qualities as purity, stability, viscosity, density, absorption, brix, and melting or flash point.

Testing solutions used in processes for chemical concentration, specific gravity, pH, brix or other characteristics.

Testing materials for presence and content of elements or substances such as hydrocarbons, manganese, sulfur, cyanide, ash, dust, or impurities.

Testing samples of manufactured yeast products to verify conformity to specifications.


quality control, lab technician, laboratory, Chemistry, Viscosity, density, centrifuge, pH, gmp

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


BS in Biology or Chemistry OR an AAS in Biology or Chemistry

6 months to 1 year of recent relevant experience

Preferred experience-

Environmental lab experience is preferred because of the experience with strict regulations

Previous experience in a production environment is preferred because this person will have to go to the production floor to gather samples and bring back for sampling in the lab.

Some microbiology experience is a plus

Performance expectations-

Set up, adjust and operate laboratory equipment and instruments such as microscopes, centrifuge, agitators, scales, Fleischograph, spectrophotometer, and other lab equipment.

Prepare chemical solutions according to standard formulas

Record test results on standardized forms and writes test reports describing procedures used. Prepare graphs and charts.

Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment.

Calibrate laboratory instruments

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: JC236644140

Posted On: Mar 19, 2023

Updated On: Apr 02, 2023

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