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Lab Technician - Quality Assurance

Tiverton, 99 Farrell Drive, Tiverton, Ontario, Canada Req #292
Friday, May 31, 2024

Greenfield is looking for a Laboratory Technician to join our growing team.  


Under the supervision of the Quality Assurance Manager, the Laboratory Technician (Lab Technician) ensures that the alcohol products are monitored regularly and corrective action is taken to ensure that the alcohol products are manufactured according to the specifications and in an efficient, safe and environmentally responsible manner.  This position is a shift position rotating between days, afternoons and nights.   


Who We Are:  


Greenfield Global is a leading producer and supplier of high-value, mission-critical raw materials, ingredients, and additives that are vital to businesses and integral to a lower-carbon economy. From start-ups to the largest brands in the world, customers trust Greenfield’s extensive portfolio of premium products, regulatory expertise, and industry-leading service to improve people’s lives and the health of the planet.  


Why Join Greenfield?  


We innovate, collaborate, and work with purpose. By unlocking the potential of people, partnerships, and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet, our work has a positive impact on the environment around the world. We’re always looking for people who can bring new talents and experience to our team.  


Who You Are:  

  • Have completed a related technical post-secondary diploma/degree. 

  • Experience in a continuous operation facility is an asset. 


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Obtains samples of incoming materials, process streams and effluents for quality testing, process control and product development. 

  • Performs USP testing on a scheduled basis. 

  • Operates and maintains laboratory equipment utilized in quality testing, process control and product development. 

  • Performs a wide range of lab tests to determine if products conform to applicable requirements and specifications. 

  • Rejects incoming material or alcohol ready for shipment if non-conformity with the specification is identified. 

  • Inputs test results into the computer system. 

  • Prepares reports, including graphs and charts of test results. 

  • Performs shipping calculations and completes alcohol shipment documentation. 

  • Performs calculations and maintains records as required to conform to Revenue Canada – Excise Branch and plant requirements regarding the quantity of alcohol produced, shipped and stored. 

  • Calibrates laboratory equipment under the supervision of the QA Manager. 

  • Cleans laboratory equipment as required. 

  • Assists with the reconciliation of the alcohols shipping paperwork and maintaining records. 

  • Reports deviations, non-conformances, corrective actions and preventive actions. 

  • Adheres to and participates in the Company’s Quality, Environmental, Food Safety, Health & Safety and ISO systems. 


Total Compensation & Care:  

  • Base salary dependent on experience and demonstrated performance 

  • Formal and informal training opportunities  

  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits  

  • Income protection: short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid personal sick time 

  • Vacation time exceeding industry standards 

  • Company funded retirement savings program with individual contribution opportunities 

  • Meaningful and challenging work  

  • Curated intentional culture focused on growth and development, engagement, and communication 


About Us  

We own and operate five distilleries, four specialty chemical manufacturing and packaging plants, and three next-generation biofuel and renewable energy R&D centers. This integrated model enhances supply chain transparency, quality control, custom formulation development, and ultimately customer satisfaction.  


Core Values  

  • Honesty  

  • Integrity  

  • Respect  

  • Commitment  

  • Openness to Change  


Core Principles 

  • Innovation: We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers.  

  • Collaboration: We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements.  

  • Responsibility: Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals.  

  • Agility: Our team is not only fast, but we also have the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions.  

  • Discipline: At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards.  

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
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  • Tiverton, 99 Farrell Drive, Tiverton, Ontario, Canada