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Laboratory Technician

Type: Permanent, Full Time

Location: Summerside, PE



Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL) is a producer-owned, independent cooperative with dairy processing plants and a retail food distribution facility spread throughout PEI. For 70 years, we have processed fresh milk from PEI farms to produce premium dairy products, including milk, cheese, cream, butter, and canned milk. Our quality dairy products are in kitchens and restaurants across PEI and Canada.

Position Overview:

As a Laboratory Technician in our Quality Control team, you’ll ensure our products meet safety and quality standards. Based at our Water St. division, your tasks include conducting tests, recording data, and maintaining lab equipment. This position is ideal for detail-oriented professionals who excel in a dynamic environment and are dedicated to upholding our commitment to excellence. Join us to help maintain the superior quality and safety of our products.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $21.00 – $22.00 per hour
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverage, enhanced with complimentary access to 24/7 virtual health consultations for you and your dependents.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contributions and expert financial guidance.
  • Personal Spending Accounts (PSA) – dedicated fund for well-being expenses.
  • Personalized training programs for ongoing skill improvement and career growth.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – confidential assistance for personal and work challenges.
  • Special perks and discounts exclusively for ADL employees.
  • The pride of belonging to a distinguished local company, 100% owned by PEI’s dairy farmers.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct various chemical and microbiological tests on products.
  • Accurately record test results in the lab software.
  • Prepare and plate samples for testing.
  • Collect and process samples from different production areas.
  • Maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment.
  • Generate reports and communicate results to relevant departments.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and quality regulations.
  • Manage lab supplies and place orders as needed.
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of lab areas and equipment.
  • Complete all required paperwork accurately and promptly.
  • Provide operational and safety training for employees as needed.
  • Assist in other related duties as required.

  • Practical lab experience in food production or manufacturing is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Familiarity with safety and quality regulations in a lab setting.
  • Willingness to undergo necessary training programs.

Education and Training:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

How to apply:

Interested in joining our team? Click here to apply!

We understand that applying for a new job takes a lot of work and we greatly value your time. We are looking forward to reading your application.

ADL is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

Job Expires:July 5, 2024 4:00pm