R&D Technician

Apex Life Sciences has an immediate Direct-Hire opportunity for an Entry Level R&D Technician near New Holland, PA!

Job Description:

  • Entering information into Specification Management program, accurately and efficiently for Raw Materials, Formulas and Products.

  • Learning and using Raw Material specification document system.

  • Preparing samples to ship to Customers and tracking shipments/products accurately in Excel Spreadsheet

  • Preparing documentation for sample shipments

  • Weighing of ingredients accurately for bench top sample production

  • Preparing bench top samples by following written and verbal instructions

  • Analyzing samples and products accurately using lab testing equipment and accurately records data

  • Maintains a clean and safe lab and work area - also participated in scheduled 'deep cleaning'

  • Follows all safety and Good Manufacturing Practice protocols

  • Assists with sample and ingredient collection, warehousing and tracking

  • Assists with Shelf Life study sample preparation, analytical testing, and sensory evaluation and accurately records data

  • Assists with Sensory Study sample preparation and in conducting testing

  • Maintains lab ingredient & supplies inventory and tracking lot codes and expiration dates

  • Requests and obtains ingredients and finished products from the warehouse

Desired Qualifications:

  • BS in Food Science, Chemistry, Biology, or a related field desired


  • Food Lab industry experience is desired

  • Ability to thrive in a team environment

  • Knowledgeable and able to use Microsoft Excel and Word (other MS Office program knowledge is a plus)

  • Experience with SAP or other specification system or other similar data management program?a plus!

  • Ability to handle multiple projects / tasks / responsibilities at a time

  • Ability to use scientific equipment and follow operating instructions accurately

  • Works well with others and can receive direction from multiple people

  • Has a natural curiosity of how things work and seeks to learn and understand

For immediate consideration please email a copy of your resume to Jessica Corliss at Click Here to Email Your Resum?


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