AB Mauri Memphis
  • 07-May-2018 (CST)
  • Quality
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

 

AB Mauri North America is a division of AB Mauri, a global leader in yeast and bakery ingredient products.  Our signature line of quality bakery ingredients including dough conditioners, mold inhibitors, leaveners, vinegars, malts, syrups, acidulants and more are sold under the AB Mauri Bakery Ingredients brand name.  When bakers choose from our complete product portfolio, they experience our commitment to an ongoing working relationship ' beyond the product purchase.

AB Mauri North America dates back to the introduction of Fleischmann's Yeast in the U.S. in 1868, thanks to the industry-changing vision held by brothers Charles and Maximillian Fleischmann who partnered with Cincinnati businessman James Gaff.

Around the world, AB Mauri operates in more than 50 locations in 32 countries, with global headquarters located in Peterborough, United Kingdom.  AB Mauri was formed in 2004 as an operating division of Associated British Foods (ABF).

Position

Objective:

 

Perform laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials for such purposes as quality controls, or yeast product development. 

Key Result Areas:

 

Performance Standards:

Production Area

Set up, adjust and operate laboratory equipment and instruments such as microscopes, centrifuge, agitators, scales, Activigraph, nitrogen analyzer, spectrophotometer, and other lab equipment.

Prepare chemical solutions according to standard formulas. 

Quality Control

Test materials used as ingredients in yeast products for such qualities as purity, stability, viscosity, density, absorption, brix, and melting or flash point.

Test solutions used in processes for chemical concentration, specific gravity, pH, brix or other characteristics.

Test materials for presence and content of elements or substances such as hydrocarbons, manganese, sulfur, ash, dust, or impurities.

Test samples of manufactured yeast products to verify conformity to specifications.

Responsible for HACCP verification activities. 

Reporting

Record test results on standardized forms and writes test reports describing procedures used. Prepare graphs and charts. 

Maintenance

Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment. Calibrate laboratory instruments. 

Human Resources

Comply with HR policies and procedures.

Comply with relevant employment laws. 

Other

Other duties as assigned. 

A combination of the listed skills and knowledge is preferred

 

Associate's degree (A.A.) in Chemistry or Biology from two year college or technical school.

Two years experience and/or training.

Ability to operate basic laboratory equipment or tools.

Familiarity with basic scientific terminology.

Familiarity with basic computer operation.

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Chemistry or Biology.

Experience in food processing, pharmaceuticals, and/or fermentation. 

Other Factors

 

Ability to work rotating shifts when necessary.

Occasional overtime may be required. 

Working Conditions

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly requirement to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. 

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