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Associate Analytical Services in Greenwich, CT at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 11/30/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Greenwich, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
  • Date Posted:
    11/30/2022
  • Job ID:
    req31128

Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

More than 20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers, offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest products at every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity, promotes development and allows our associates to be their authentic selves.

Position Description

The Analytical Services Associate performs day to day activities of the BBU analytical services laboratory.  This includes coordinating internal lab testing of ingredients, finished products, shelf life studies, writing/revising ingredient specifications and laboratory/department SOPs and the maintenance of all lab equipment.  This position reports to the Senior Manager Analytical Services.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs laboratory experiments utilizing standard techniques and equipment.
  2.  Processes, organizes and summarizes data, reporting experiment results using a variety of scientific, word processing, spreadsheet or statistical software applications or program platforms.
  3. Assists in the design of laboratory experiments, techniques and protocols.
  4. Performs related laboratory maintenance such as maintaining and cleaning equipment and ordering supplies.
  5. Interacts with other BBU departments and suppliers as required.
  6. Author’s and revises raw material specifications and laboratory/department SOPs.
  7. Coordinates outside testing of raw ingredients and finished products.
  8. Respond to consumer inquires with respect to ingredient questions.
  9. Gathers necessary documentation (vendor spec, allergen, nutritional analysis, etc.) from suppliers as part of the supplier approval process.
  10. May instruct other staff and students in basic laboratory techniques.
  11. Schedules and interacts in vendor meetings.
  12. Processes orders or invoices for payment.

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Job Requirements

Skills and Knowledge

Experience:

  •  2 – 5 years experience in the food/chemical industry.

Education/Training:

  •  Bachelor’s degree, science related field preferred
  •  2 years analytical/microbiology experience

Other:

  •  Strong communication skills
  •  Strong computer skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Approximately 10% travel required

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.