Chemistry Lab Assistant - Entry Level
Certified Laboratories - Plainview, NY

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Accredited and nationally recognized contract food testing laboratory located in Plainview, NY has an excellent full-time employment opportunity available for an entry level Laboratory Assistant in our Chemistry department. Prior experience in a laboratory is preferred but not required.

Principle Job Duties:

  • Using the appropriate equipment, prepare all incoming samples for testing. Appropriate equipment encompasses food processor, meat grinder, blender, spice grinder, vanilla chopper and mill grinder.
  • Clean and maintain glassware for the department.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the Chemistry department equipment and work areas.
  • Maintain a constant supply of distilled water for the Chemistry department.
  • Using the appropriate equipment, prepare all incoming samples for testing. Appropriate equipment encompasses food processor, meat grinder, blender, spice grinder, vanilla chopper and mill grinder.
  • Prepare shipments by carefully packaging and labeling, samples or equipment to be sent out.
  • Using top load balance, weigh samples to obtain correct and accurate weights.
  • Using appropriate cleaning materials clean all equipment as assigned.
  • Proactively assist Technicians in the performance of chemical tests.
  • Check and record temperature of all refrigerators and freezers.
  • Verify and record calibration of the top load balance used to weigh samples.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • High School or equivalent.
  • Basic arithmetic skills.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Ability to lift 10-20 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Ability to distinguish colors.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods

Certified Laboratories, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V. We provide a safe, professional working environment and a competitive benefit package that includes a medical plan and 401K.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of responses, only selected candidates will be contacted.

To learn more about our company, please visit our website at www.certified-laboratories.com


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