Laboratory Assistant -Food Science Administration #475

Date: May 22, 2019

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54603

Company: Kwik Trip Inc

Location: Department #475  2302 Kwik Trip Way  La Crosse , WI  54603  
Requisition: 73966 
Shift: Daytime
Education Experience: Associates Degree
Employment Experience: 1-3 years

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Kwik Trip’s Food Safety Department is looking for a self-motivated Laboratory Assistant. 


Job Description:

This individual will be responsible for ensuring that all sample preparation and sampling is completed in a timely manner in order to maintain laboratory productivity and efficiency.  In addition, their role is to help maintain a sterile laboratory environment.


Regular tasks include:

  • Collect necessary plant environmental samples
  • Properly handle and precisely measure laboratory samples using aseptic technique
  • Perform aseptic sample analysis according to applicable ISO 17025 guidelines and following appropriate laboratory procedures and approved testing methods
  • Prepare appropriate laboratory media and solutions
  • Maintain laboratory cleanliness while documenting laboratory maintenance and cleaning activities
  • Complete necessary laboratory documentation
  • Complete routine equipment maintenance and laboratory quality checks



  • Associates degree in related field
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills
  • Proficient at aseptic technique
  • Read and understand English, verbalize English and perform procedures as written
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot quickly
  • Effective multi-tasking ability
  • Laboratory sciences or food safety experience is preferred.


Physical Requirements include but are not limited to the ability to stand on feet for the majority of the work day and the ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.


Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


Work schedule:  Tuesday through Saturday.  Work hours are typically 8:00am to 4:30pm.






Kwik Trip, Inc. OVERVIEW:

For over 50 years, Kwik Trip, Inc. has operated friendly, clean, trusted, family-owned, local convenience stores in communities throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. With a commitment to generosity, Kwik Trip, Inc. is dedicated to treating co-workers and guests like family. We continue to look for ways to improve our guest shopping experience and product offerings, as well as to ensure we provide a safe and fun work environment for our co-workers. We offer competitive wage and benefits and continue to invest in our family of co-workers and provide them with career advancement and growth opportunities.

Kwik Trip, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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