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Lab Technician and QA Assistant

Job Description

Eberhard's Dairy is a family-owned business operating in Central Oregon for nearly 70 years. Eberhard's Dairy seeks a qualified Lab Technician to join our team to perform testing on product samples to determine compliance with regulation standards, among other duties.

Job Duties:

Daily Lab Duties Include

  • Plating and reading plates.

  • Butter fat testing of products.

  • Sample collection of finished products.

  • Verification of instruments in production.

  • Monitoring of incubator and refrigeration temperatures.

  • ATP swabbing.

  • Clean and sanitize lab equipment.


Other Lab Duties

  • Environmental monitoring and testing.

  • Packaging and sending out product samples.

  • Sanitation inspections.

  • Review of weekly production forms.

  • Customer comment tracking.

  • Maintaining stock of forms/logs for production,

  • Assist in maintaining current food safety program.


Preferred Requirements:

  • ​Experience working in food industry/manufacturing.

  • Previous experience working in a lab setting.

  • College degree.

The successful candidate will be/have:

  • Attention to detail.

  • Highly organized.

  • Time management skills.

  • Excellent work ethic (dependability and consistency are essential).

  • Team player.

  • Quick learner.

  • Excellent follow through.

  • Proactive work approach.

  • Stable work history.


Benefits: Medical benefits after successfully completing two full months of employment, 401k available after one year, paid time off.



  • Employer conducts pre-employment drug screening, which includes marijuana screening.

  • Employer conducts DMV check. 

  • Employer works holidays.  Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Thanksgiving Day.

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