Lab Technician

· Saint George, Utah
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Innovative Labs (IL) is a leading developer, formulator, and provider of single serve and multi-dose ingestible health and wellness products for leading brands and direct sales companies. Founded in 2006 by Travis Parry, IL provides highly differentiated formulating, blending, filling, distribution, and other critical services for small-format nutritional supplements, food items, household products and other consumer packaged goods.  The company is SQF Food Safety Code Level III Certified and operates highly efficient, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities with a workforce of over 500 people.

 

IL was founded in 2006, and is now the largest independent supplier of custom single serve flexible packaging west of the Mississippi. With significant investments in packaging and pasteurization equipment, IL has the capacity to fill hundreds of thousands of pouches a day and the flexibility to meet the demands of large and small production runs. IL provides its health, wellness and nutritional customers with a differentiated advantage of world-class turnkey solutions and full-service, front-end product development. Having achieved the highest and most prestigious regulatory certifications, IL also offers speed-to-market service unmatched in the industry. IL’s customers range from Fortune 100 food and beverage companies to high growth emerging brands, all of whom have access to the Company’s best-in-class service and capabilities.

 

IL is a state-of-the-art, $100M+, private-equity backed manufacturing company headquartered in Springville, UT with offices in St. George, Lindon and Springville.  With over 500+ employees and more than 25% year-over-year growth, IL is uniquely poised and funded for a remarkable trajectory of success.

 

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Job Summary

 

The Laboratory Technician position at IL is vital to the success of the lab as well as the overall success of manufacturing quality products at IL.  The lab tech is directly supervised by the Laboratory Manager. The lab tech is to work under minimal supervision and function quite independently upon completion of training. 

 

Job Duties

 

  • Receipt of finished goods samples from production floor
  • Calibration/documentation of all instruments involved in testing
  • Organization of samples for microbial enumeration testing
  • Organization of samples for Heavy Metals testing.
  • Organization of samples for potency analysis testing
  • Physical testing of finished goods samples
  • Manage retention samples of finished goods
  • Receipt of Raw Materials samples from QA sample technician
  • Organization of samples for microbial enumeration testing
  • Organization of samples for Heavy Metals testing
  • Organization of samples for potency analysis testing
  • FTIR analysis for identification of raw materials
  • Physical testing of raw materials samples
  • Management of raw materials samples
  • Environmental Monitoring Program
  • Air quality analysis testing
  • Water quality analysis testing
  • Surface swab testing
  • Drain swab testing
  • Thermometer Calibration Program
  • Clean and verify accuracy of thermometers used on production lines
  • Documentation of service performed
  • Laboratory cleaning and organization

 

Required Skills

 

  • The ability read, speak and understand basic English
  • Must possess oral / written communication skills, ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Follow GMP standards and guidelines
  • Understand and apply information set forth in SOP’s
  • Handle confidential information
  • Ability to cross train in 2 or more areas within the Quality

 

Experience and Education

 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Pass skills assessment exam with 70% or higher on both reading and math comprehension

 

Physical Demands

 

Frequently involves sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. 

Involves a variety of physical activities including: 

  • Walking 
  • Manual Dexterity 
  • Talking 
  • Hearing 
  • Repetitive motions

 

Work Environment

 

The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. For the most part ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.


Benefits


  • Competitive base salary                                                                         
  • Monthly bonus payouts
  • 10 days of PTO and 10 paid holidays each year  
  • 100% Paid Medical Premium for Employee Plan
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans offered                              
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D) offered                                                                       
  • Training & Development opportunities provided


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  • Location
    Saint George, Utah
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level