Lab Technician in Peoria, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Peoria, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    40 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (309) 495-2082

Job Description

Our client, a global food processing corporation, is looking for a Lab Technician that is open to a rotating shift for a long-term opportunity in Peoria.  

As a member of the team, this position would:

• Conduct laboratory tests and analyze data for a variety of purposes, such as

production, pollution control, quality control, and minor research

• Test and analyze products, such as feed, beverage and industrial alcohol, to

determine if product meets plant specifications prior to release

• Release in spec vessels and report out of spec vessels

• Test and analyze production samples, such as fermenters, beerstills, rectifiers,

etc., and report uncharacteristic results

• Test and analyze wastewater samples to ensure effluent is within GPSD

discharge limits and report any violations

• Document results of tests, readings, etc. in logbooks and in TLC (Total Lab


• Complete certificates of analysis

• Prepare chemical solutions for use in lab

• Maintain and calibrate all lab equipment and related field instrumentation

• Maintains awareness and adheres to all FDA, GMP, TTB, USP, EPA, OSHA and

employer standards and guidelines

• Support and comply with all food safety, quality, and legality requirements

• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements:

• Ability to work on multiple tasks

• Good organizational skills

• Willingness to assume and learn new responsibilities

• Excellent communication skills

• Demonstrated troubleshooting skills

• Strong attention to detail

• Able to understand and comply with plant GMP and personnel practice


• Computer skills to utilize lab instrument operation programs

• Demonstrated math skills to perform calculations associated with lab testing


• 2 or 4 year science degree is preferred, a high school diploma or GED is required

This is an immediate need!  Please apply today!

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.