R&D Laboratory Technician I

Date: 2 Jun 2023

Location: Twin Falls, ID, US, 83301

Company: Glanbia

R&D Lab Technician




Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey 


The Opportunity 


This position will provide laboratory bench-top chemical testing of dairy and protein products for moisture, fat, protein, ash, lactose etc. This permanent position will report to the R&D Lab Manager. 

  • Prepare experimental reports and document results. Provide input, observations, and recommendations for improved testing, efficiency of testing and function of the analytical laboratory
  • Maintain operations of the analytical lab including keeping lab area and equipment clean and operational according to cleaning and operational instructions
  • Work courteously and tactfully with R&D team, laboratory clients, and the public and other employees.
  • Create and update standard operating procedures and other standard work forms for the R&D Group
  • Follow analytical procedures with exactness, timeliness, and accuracy.
  • Maintain inventory of needed supplies and ingredients and procure same as required
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources


The Skills you will bring to the team

  • Experience with basic testing of foods, supplements or nutritional products
  • Experience using Microsoft suite products (specifically Word & Excel)
  • Good report writing, analytical and communication skills 
  • Knowledge of the proper use of all cleaning chemicals
  • Excellent record required in safety, attendance, and punctuality
  • Ability to stand and walk the entire shift if needed
  • Associates degree with a lab science focus or 4 years’ experience in lab testing preferred

If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!


Where and how you will work  

The opportunity will be based in Twin Falls, Idaho working onsite in the lab.


What we would like to offer you!  

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and acompetitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary, 401K.  


About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, 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 celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.





Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Twin Falls