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Quality Control Technician Intern

Company: Seneca Foods Corporation
Location: Rochester
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States.
Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 1,400 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby's, Aunt Nellie's, READ, Seneca Farms, Green Valley, Green Giant (Shelf-Stable), CherryMan, Paradise, Pennant, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements. Responsibilities and Qualifications:
As a QC technician, your responsibilities will be to follow established policies and procedures.
The position is responsible for the testing and evaluation of products at different stages of the production process to determine and maintain quality and consistency of our products.
No experience necessary and
Food Science
students are encouraged to apply.
Job functions include basic microbiological quality and general lab work, including plating (Petri-film), media preparation, environmental sample collection, enrichments, autoclaving and dish washing. The position will also assist in specialized testing, including, PCR, RT-PCR, LAMP and ELISA as needed. Excuting and maintaining laboratory quality control is critical of the position. Applicants must be familar and proficient with aseptic technique. Candidates must also be motivated. detail-oriented, mechanically and technically inclined, independant and have ability to multi-task. Must have good communication skills. Preferred Qualifications:
Good communication skills.
Basic computer and mathematical skills.
Working knowledge of basic measuring devices and machines.
Ability to work well with others.
Ability to work extended hours during our peak season.
Ability to work weekends when needed. Physical Requirments:
Ability to lift 25-30 lbs, including up-stairs
Standing for extended period of time
Using hands for extended periods of time
Walking throughout the lab and production environment
Bending and kneeling
Involves working with potential class II agents.
Workers are trained on aseptic technique, Good Laboratory Practices and handling and treating potentially biohazardous materials
Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at ADA or call 585-495-4100.Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

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