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Lab Technician, Overnight, Bakery - Lakeland

Responsibilities include:
  • performing quality control inspection tasks to include verification of all ingredient and product information
  • performing operational and pre-operational inspections
  • ensuring that each product is manufactured according to FDA regulations including, but not limited to traceability records, temperature monitoring and HACCP records
  • following all safety requirements
  • verifying accuracy of thermometers and product temperatures
  • collecting, processing, packaging, maintaining, and retaining samples for testing
  • providing help to all associates in the Quality Control Department and throughout the Bakery Plant
  • tasting and evaluating all product samples received
  • being cross-trained in Quality Control responsibilities
  • being familiar with all Bakery Plant functions
  • performing responsibilities accurately from start to finish with completed documentation
  • recording and processing samples received
  • processing and recording customer complaints
  • compliance auditing
  • auditing and updating the plant reference book
  • conducting data entry and
  • ensuring that all products are manufactured under correct procedures from receiving of the raw materials to shipping of the finished product.
Required Qualifications: The required qualifications for this position include:
  • must be at least 18 years old
  • must be able to work with regulatory inspectors and other compliance officials
  • must be able to work under pressure, be dependable and possess good follow-up skills
  • must demonstrate excellent work habits in line with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • must demonstrate safe working habits
  • must be able to lift in excess of 25 pounds frequently
  • must be able to learn and perform all positions
  • must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • must have good human relations skills (the ability to work well with others and be a team player)
  • must be able to work any shift, nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • must have excellent attendance and punctuality
  • must be willing to assist other team members in other areas
  • must be able to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time
  • must be able to work efficiently with little or no supervision
  • must be able to follow detailed written and verbal instructions
  • must possess basic math skills
  • must be able to communicate effectively
  • must show enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work and
  • a commitment to Publix and our mission.
Work Environment: Temperatures range from 0 to 90+ degrees. Potential Annual Base Pay: 32,032 - 44,512 Year End Bonus: To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in December. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay. Other Compensation Information: A $.50 per hour night differential is paid to associates regularly scheduled to work any hours between midnight and 3:00 a.m. Address Line: 3260 New Tampa Hwy City: Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa Additional Information:

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