Technician I | Labs

Date: 16 Sep 2023

Location: Springfield, MO, US, 65803

Company: Glanbia

Quality Control Lab Technician

Job Description

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers on 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.

Job Summary

Quality Control laboratory technician role with responsibility for chemical, physical and/or microbiological analysis of nutritional components and blends. Duties include preparing documentation and coordinating or performing testing and analysis to ensure quality standards are met.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (not restrictive)

  • Perform microbiology testing of raw materials and finished blends.
  • Perform physical testing including but not limited to Titrations, pH, LOD, Bulk Density, Sensory testing, and Sieve analysis.
  • Analysis of nutritional ingredients and blends via HPLC/UPLC, ICP MS, UV, etc. including sample preparation, analysis, data generation, documentation, written reports, clean-up and disposal of materials.
  • General laboratory cleaning and maintenance of equipment (changing sonicator water, cleaning autoclave, cleaning dishwasher, cleaning incubator).
  • Assist in creating and maintaining all Standard Operating Procedures for all associated laboratory procedures, instrumentation and equipment.
  • Assist in conducting Quality Control Investigations. 
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.

Performance indicators (related to above Task & Responsibilities respectively)

  • Performs laboratory testing in accordance with SOPs.
  • Prepares reports and presents to the appropriate manager.
  • Follows safety guidelines.


Why Glanbia:

We offer room for growth and promotion within the company.



  • Medical (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401K
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


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.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield