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R&D Lab Assistant in Erlanger, KY at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The R&D Lab Assistant is responsible for preparing samples, raw materials inventory, analytical testing and supporting the Research & Development department Scientists and Chefs

Essential Functions:

Prepare blended and baked samples for external and internal customers.  

Maintain a lab inventory of raw materials and work-in-progress materials for use in sampling and blend preparation.  

Pull and ship raw materials and finished goods to external and internal customers as requested.  

Verify scales or other laboratory analytical equipment and maintain documentation.  

Conduct analytical tests on sample blends as assigned. 

Assist in packing and shipping materials for outgoing sample requests.  

Provide back-up support for R&D labs at other Newly Weds Foods locations. 

Maintain file documentation for incoming and outgoing shipments, batch sheets and blend & bake logs.   

Procure substrate materials as well as other necessary sundry items for the maintenance and functioning of the laboratories.

Pick up and deliver various items needed by the R&D group. These items may include product samples, ingredients, parts, groceries, or supplies etc. 

Drive to various vendors, production plants, stores, and warehouses. 

Maintain a clean working area and assist with sanitation and maintenance of R&D laboratory and storage areas.

Perform other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

High School Diploma or GED.

Must have a valid driver’s license. 

Strong communication, interpersonal skills and general knowledge in Adobe applications, MS Office, AS400 and Lotus Notes.


Work Environment:

General Office Setting, Production Floor, and Standard Laboratory Environment.  

Must be able to walk, stand, bend, squat, twist, and climb stairs for extended periods of time during entire shift. 

Must be able to repetitively lift 25 lbs. 

Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.


Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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