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Laboratory Technician

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Madison, Wisconsin, US, 53716

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

Quality Control Laboratory Technician – 2nd Shift
Starting wage $23-$26/hr.
New $2.00 per hour 2nd Shift differential!
$1,000 Sign-on bonus for external applicants!


Who We Are
We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking "what if?" That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.

At our Madison location, in operation since 1906, you will be part of a team that is a global leader for cultures and probiotics addressing the world’s challenges by helping to innovate and create products to provide safer, healthier, and more nutritious food.


What We Offer
•    Comprehensive Medical Insurance – Including a generous company contribution to a Health Savings Account
•    Prescription Drug Coverage, Dental, and Vision Insurance. We also offer Life and even Pet Insurance
•    Legal Assistance
•    Short-term and Long-Term Disability Protection
•    Maternity and Paternity leave
•    401k – 6% company match of employee’s first 6% contribution with an additional 3% company contribution
•    3 weeks of paid-vacation to start (prorated in the first year)
•    12 company paid holidays
•    Wellness Program – Earn credits receive a total of $500 Premium Differential
•    On-site employee gym
•    Career Development Program – Learn and grow at IFF
•    Tuition Reimbursement
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Shift Premiums
•    Company-sponsored holiday party and seasonal events
•    Located on the Madison Metro bus route 

Job Requirements

The Quality Control Laboratory Technician – 2nd Shift is responsible for working with the QC team to support production and supply chain through sampling and microbiological testing. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this position successfully, the candidate should be able to perform the following tasks including, but not limited to:
•    Perform routine lab testing with accurate and timely recording of tests results into the SAP module. 
•    Understand and follow procedures of the department for the proper calibration and use of the department’s equipment.
•    Understand and follow Good Manufacturing Practices for the care, handling, and storage of food and Dietary Supplement products 
•    Responsible for maintaining workspace and adequate stock of lab supplies in conjunction with other Q.C. laboratory team members.
•    Perform environmental sampling procedures.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
•    Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology or similar field, or  associate degree with at least 2 years’ relevant experience. 
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
•    Basic computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
•    Willing and able to work overtime, including weekends and holidays, as needed


About Madison, WI
Located in south-central Wisconsin tucked between Lakes Mendota and Monona, Madison has earned a reputation as one of the best places to live and work in the country. Ranked as #3 in the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America, Madison offers 200 miles of trails and a chain of 5 sparkling lakes, with big city vibes and small-town charm. Visit Capitol Square to enjoy a variety of museums and amazing architecture, browse through the unique selections at largest farmer’s market in the US, enjoy endless festivals and live music, or stop by a farm to table restaurant or craft brewery for a taste of Wisconsin. There’s always something fun to do in Madison. 


Want to find out more about us?
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At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

Nearest Major Market: Madison