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Quality Control Work Study at Agropur, Inc

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Location: La Crosse, Wisconsin

Job Description:
Job Type:Temporary (Fixed Term)

Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You can join, as well, Agropur's extended family.

Agropur is looking for a Quality Control Work Study! This position is responsible in assisting the Quality Control Technicians to ensure all products, incoming and outgoing, meet quality standards by performing a variety of microbiological and chemical testing in a lab environment. The QC Work Study is also responsible for maintaining cleanliness standards and adhering to lab safety standards.

Watch this short video to learn more about Agropur's Custom Solutions operations:


7am - 3pm, Monday - Friday during the summer.

Part-time during normal business hours, Monday - Friday once University is back in session.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist the Quality Control Technicians to receive, sort, composite and prepare samples for laboratory testing.
  • Assist the Quality Control Technicians to perform various test procedures, which include but are not limited to analysis of components and physical properties of products; interpretation of test results; development of non-standard tests; preparation of test solutions, compounds and reagents for use in conducting tests.
  • Assist the Quality Control Technicians to calculate and review specifications on testing data; enter data into computer systems.
  • Ensure lab area and equipment is clean and sanitized according to standards.
  • Assist the Quality Control Technicians to maintain and document monthly quality control checks.
  • Update knowledge and develop professionally on a continuing basis.

Skill and Abilities
  • Must be 18 years of age, or older.
  • Basic math plus fractions, decimals, percentages, and algebraic calculations.
  • Language skills - exchange basic informational data (fill out forms/checklists, make own appointments, etc.), read and understand technical data.
  • Technical ability to retrieve computerized information.
  • Work performed accurately, reliably, thoroughly and timely within safety guidelines.
  • Comply with Quality policies, laws and regulations.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Completion of two years towards a bachelor's degree in science field, required.
  • Effective problem-solving skills, required.
  • Working knowledge of how lab equipment operates, required.

AA/EEO Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Education and Work Experience:

Requires completion of two years towards a bachelor's degree in science field. Requires effective problem solving skills and working knowledge of how lab equipment operates.