Lab Technician


Somerset, NJ


Quality Control

Job Type



1st Shift - 7am - 3pm

Job Brief

Responsible for Product Sampling, R&D samples, Data and Vitamin analysis, and auditing forms.


  1. Perform required testing using brix refractometer, pH meter, water activity meter, thermometer, texture analyzer, HPLC for vitamin testing and Karl Fischer titration testing.
  2. Understand the significance of these tests and performs actions based on analysis and test results
  3. Report food safety and quality issues to Plant management and SQFP
  4. Follow PIM Brands GMP Rules
  5. Monitor fellow employees for adherence to GMP’s
  6. Complies with GMP and HACCP guidelines to ensure food safety
  7. Operates within given SOP parameters that ensure desired food quality results and maintain customer specification requirements
  8. Test raw materials and retain samples
  9. Maintain PIM bulk sample retains
  10. Assist in Mogul starch moisture analysis, data collection and reporting
  11. Perform texture analyzer tests
  12. QC testing and data recording using a water activity meter
  13. Calibrate and maintain all equipment including but not limited to thermometers, pH meters, and refractometers.
  14. Perform weekly and monthly foreign material audits
  15. Compare and analyze data collected to create reports and charts.
  16. Perform monthly form inspection audits.
  17. Responsible for cleanliness and organization of the Laboratory
  18. Act as a backup for Microbiology.
  19. Perform all other duties as assigned.
  20. Ability to work additional hours as needed


  • Secondary degree in science related degree preferred
  • Prior experience in a laboratory environment desired
  • Basic math and computer skills is essential
  • Microsoft Office knowledge is essential
  • Prior experience in microbiology, pipetting, HPLC and Karl Fischer are preferred.
  • Willing to be trained
  • Ability to read, speak, and write English is essential, fluent in Spanish and/or English are preferred

Employee Benefits

We offer a comprehensive, flexible employee benefits package that includes medical and dental coverage, life insurance, an employer-matched 401(K) plan, vacation and PTO time, discretionary bonus and of course CANDY!

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