This position involves conducting routine tests to evaluate grain, milling and baking qualities of hard spring wheat. Duties include conducting quality tests associated with the regional hard red spring wheat quality survey and export cargo samples; evaluating hard spring wheat lines for grain, milling and bread making qualities; and assisting in applied research projects. The individual will be responsible for maintenance of laboratory and processing equipment including combustion nitrogen analyzer ( LECO ); provide supervision to graduate and undergraduate student activities in the laboratory; help ensure a safe, clean working environment; perform and supervise laboratory demonstration for short courses, international trade teams and visitors.
B.S. in food science, plant science or related discipline
Proficient computer skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to multitask and perform repetitive tasks
Ability to work in a team and independently with minimal supervision
Experience supervising workers
Experience with baking and conducting routine tests for wheat/end use quality
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