• Peabody, MA, USA
  • $22 - $30
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Vacation & PTO, Discounted Gym Memberships

Classification: Non-exempt

Salary Grade: T1 / T2

Reports to: Quality Manager

Rousselot is the world's leading producer of gelatin and is a recognized partner in the pharmaceutical and food industries.

The Peabody facility has an opening for a Lab Technician. This role is responsible for performing routine physical, chemical and microbiological testing on gelatin samples.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

The Rousselot plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This position requires day shift work. Occasional weekend work on a rotating schedule and occasional overtime will be a requirement for this position.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Two year degree in Chemistry or a related subject
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Microbiology or Chemistry Lab experience
  • HPLC experience

Job Duties:

  • Collect and prepare various gelatin and/or raw material samples for testing.
  • Perform laboratory tests, including microbiological, chemical and physical in accordance with written procedures.
  • Identify non-conforming product and confer with management.
  • Accurately record data via lab report & log books.
  • Accurately enter test data into computer based LIMS system.
  • Perform weekend/Holiday rotation including routine micro and chemical/physical testing.
  • Perform and report special tests such as those required by customers according to their specifications.
  • Prepare media and stock solutions required for performing tests; maintain lab supply inventories.
  • Keep work area, supplies, glassware and other equipment clean, organized and properly cared for.
  • Calibrate or verify lab equipment, when appropriate.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Why do our team members work at Rousselot?

  • We pride ourselves on offering competitive pay and a full benefit package for our team.
  • Easy commute! Rousselot is North of Boston in downtown Peabody on the North Shore.
  • Great community of team members
  • Superior benefit packages - Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Match & Safe Harbor 401(k)
  • Discounted gym memberships for the entire family!
  • Generous Vacation and PTO Benefits
  • Longevity - The Peabody Plant has been in business for over 200 years!
  • Rousselot invests in team members' continued education, licenses and career advancements

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