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Lab Technician

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84104

Company: Glanbia

Laboratory Technician R&D


Reports To:         R&D Team Leader

Department:      Research & Development            

Location:             Salt Lake City, UT

Exempt Status: Hourly

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.



Support the aromatic creation team (flavour preparation, organoleptic evaluation (raw material and/or flavour), testing, document management, research and modification of computer data, etc.);




 •             Support the aromatic creation team (flavour preparation, organoleptic evaluation (raw material and/or flavour), testing, document management, research and modification of computer data, etc.);

•             Carry out the measurement of the analytical data of the flavours;

•             Manage the raw materials required in the laboratory for the production of flavours;

•             Manage consumables, glassware and laboratory equipment;

•             Support the quality control and legislation team;

•             Respect the company's policies/instructions related to the quality system in place (HACCP / SQF).

•             Performs all other related tasks;




Education, Training:


•             High School Diploma and 2+ years of experience

•             Relevant experience in the food or chemical industry is an asset;

•             Knowledge of good manufacturing practices in the food industry;

•             Good knowledge of English (spoken/written);

•             Knowledge of occupational health and safety standards;

•             Computer skills.


Knowledge, Skills, Competencies:


•             Good interpersonal skills and collaborative spirit;

•             Excellent organizational skills, precision and attention to detail with good speed of execution;

•             Able to manage priorities and stress;

•             Autonomy;

•             Ability to solve problems;

•             Critical and analytical skills;

•             Excellent communication skills;




Physical Requirements:


  • Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Regularly involves going up and down stairs.
  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking.
  • Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.


Typical Environmental Conditions


  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).
  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.


  • Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.



Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.


Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City