The Lauridsen Group, Inc.

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Part Time- Applications/LAB Assistant - Essentia

Part Time- Applications/LAB Assistant - Essentia

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Research and Development

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PURPOSE: To provide manfuacturing support and cleaning/organizing of the Meat Lab.


  • Assemble and disassemble meat processing equipment.
  • Clean meat processing equipment, cooking equipment, floors, floor drains, etc.
  • Clean hallways, floors, production, storage, and other work areas.
  • Mix cleaning solutions
  • Maintain a cleaning schedule with little direct supervision and adjust schedule as conditions require.
  • Maintain proper care and usage of all Meat Lab and analytical equipment.
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment.
  • Conduct routine maintenance as directed or required for maintenance of equipment and facility; while maintaining accurate and well organized maintenance and cleaning records.
  • Assist with meat processing projects; which include cutting, trimming, and packaging fresh and processed meat products.
  • All other related duties as assigned by the Applications Research Manager.

Job Requirements


• Knowledge of basic meat science techniques and routine maintenance.
• Ability to handle materials in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
• Ability to operate a pallet jack.
• Ability to communicate both orally and in written form.
• Ability to interpret and work from oral and written instructions.
• Ability to remain calm and professional during peak periods of activity.
• Ability to move freely throughout the L.A.B.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work within a team environment.
• Ability to operate equipment such as, but not inclusive to:
     o Grinders
     o Mixers
     o Stuffers
     o Tumblers
     o Injectors
     o Slicers
     o Vacuum Packagers
• Understand the basic principles of food safety.
• Ability to manage and maintain confidential information such as new product information, R&D projects, proprietary formulas, research data,   etc.

Job Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma


Experience: Previous manufacturing experience preferred.