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Job Purpose

  • Prioritize and complete routine laboratory tests, record data results, maintain quality systems by inspecting incoming materials, verifying production processes, testing finished goods, and monitoring implementation of quality standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow all Safety and Quality Systems policies/procedures
  • Monitors and verifies production processes and outgoing products and, reports quality issues and discrepancies to the QC Supervisor.
  • Conducts visual and measurement tests based on existing working instructions and standards for raw materials, semimanofactured products, finished goods and packaging materials.
  • Follows up on quality decisions to ensure corrective actions will take/have taken place on, but not limited to: questionable products on hold; rejecting non-conforming materials to the supplier; non-conforming products for re-processing.
  • Verifies the calibration of devices and equipments assigned to QC.
  • Collects and organizes sample(s) of raw materials/semi-manufactured products/finished goods for laboratory tests and further reference.
  • Performs inspections following our GHP, HACCP or any other quality system in place (E.g.: Personal hygiene, Cleaning, Pest control, Transportation, Storage).
  • Analyze lab samples and record data
  • Maintain test analysis data in SharePoint
  • Analyze trends in data
  • Able to complete sample tests within allotted goal time frame
  • Perform lab equipment verification checks based upon quality standards
  • Chemical handling
  • Any other tasks as assigned

Qualifications and experience

  • Diploma or Bachelor (BSc) in one of the following fields: Bioscience, Food Science, Feed Processing, Pharmaceutical Technology, or similar.
  • 1+ year QC.QA experience in food/feed factory.
  • Familiar with general laboratory practices.
  • Basic knowledge of GMP and HACCP systems.
  • MS Office (proficient in Excel, familiar with Word and PowerPoint)

Personal attributes/characteristics

  • Hands-on
  • Production minded
  • Scientific minded: critical thinking, problem solving, analytical
  • Self-reliant and team player
  • Accurate, flexible, and reliable
  • Insterested in aquacultre
  • Takes initiative
  • Very fluent written/verbal communication skills in English
  • Spanish speaking would be a plus

Reports to: QC Manager/Lab Supervisor

Direct reports: NA

Location: IAINC, Salt Lake City, USA

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter to Mr. Marc De Feyter, HR Director, at