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The Quality Control Scientist is well versed in design of experiments, statistical analysis, as well as development and validation of analytical methods for quality control and authenticity evaluations of herbs, spices, essential oils, fixed oils, dietary supplement and food ingredients within scientific disciplines such as sensory analysis, chemistry,
microbiology, and/or microscopy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duties satisfactorily. This includes a continuous requirement to be a non-tobacco user as well as avoiding the personal use of perfumes, scents or fragrances while on the job. The additional requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
MS in biology, chemistry, food science or related other field from four-year college or university; and 7 to 10 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, reports and memos. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with a variety of people and respond to basic questions in situations where common courtesy and tact are needed.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as concentrations, densities, statistical factors, proportions, percentages, area, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations and experimental data. Ability to use a computer to create spreadsheets and charts, and run reports.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and work independently.
Ability to work efficiently and effectively with little or no supervision.
Understands and applies good laboratory practices.
Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work within a professional and functional team concept.
Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft office, database, and LIMS software.
Ability to navigate and utilize web based applications such as Internet Explorer.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and view a computer monitor or video display. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision, necessary to evaluate products effectively. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision, necessary to evaluate products effectively.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.