Laboratory Technician


Gurb, B, ES, 08503

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At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

Spain is looking for a temporary Lab Technician (From October to December 2021 and/or July to September 2022) who will conduct daily in-process quality control checking as well as the physical and chemical analysis of incoming/outgoing materials and finished goods samples. This role has either an emphasis on  analytical or microbiological aspects. The incumbent organizes, updates, analysis and reports the results in  both written and verbal form to the QA Lab Manager and other QA team members.

The LT would perform his/her during the afternoon shift. 


Which would be your tasks?

Carrying out in-process and finished goods sampling in / out the premises for analysis. Informing and liaising with  production on the quality status during the process control analysis.

Preparation of chemical or samples  standards, solutions for analysis. Assisting in samples preparation of daily sensory evaluation.

Calibrating and Maintaining laboratory analytical instruments when required.  

Maintaining good house keeping and to ensure good safety in the working area. Assisting in preparing COA/COC for  product delivered to customers. Updating product status in the warehouse with the appropriate stickers.  Maintaining and keep track on the physical and chemical inventories in the laboratory. Carrying out inspection on  packaging and secondary raw materials. Assisting in other QA activities (microbiology and beans) when  necessary



What we are looking for in a candidate?


- Bachelor Degree in Chemistry (analytical preferred), Microbiology or Food  Science  

- 2+ years of experience in advanced analytical techniques  Solid knowledge of analytical laboratory equipment and procedures  (HPLC, gas chromatography, IR analysis, solvent extraction techniques &  other standard chemical analysis)  

- Experience in Project Management  

- Knowledgable in MS Office Suite  

- English - Intermediate

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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