Lab Technician (Yorkton, SK)

Yorkton, SK
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Oilseed Processing-Yorkton Plant
Quality Assurance/Food Safety

We are looking for talented individuals to join the expanding Richardson team at our state-of-the-art canola seed processing and oil refining plant in Yorkton, SK. Yorkton is a thriving community that has grown with the addition of the Richardson plant and other community investments.    

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Supervisor, this position is responsible for testing to ensure products are made according to specifications and also to provide Quality Assurance and technical support throughout the production facility.  Duties include: formulating and analyzing all blends to ensure specifications; testing and reporting on incoming product and seed samples; working with production personnel and management to ensure operating conditions are maintained and laboratory specifications are effectively implemented; and assisting with new production equipment testing and verification checks. 

The ideal candidate will have a certificate in Quality Control, Food Science or equivalent related education and 3–5 years experience in a Quality Control or R&D role.  Knowledge of Microsoft Applications, and excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are required along with an ability to work within a group or independently.  Comprehension of and familiarity with lab instrumentation and WHMIS and MSDS’ is an asset. 

Richardson offers an excellent compensation package with a competitive salary and flexible benefits plan.  Join a successful and dynamic organization that invests in its employees and the communities in which they live and work.

Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply and self identify.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.