Laboratory technician

Agropur Cooperative based in Truro, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Laboratory technician. Agropur Cooperative is a prominent dairy company, owned by dairy farmers. Specializing in dairy production, marketing, and distribution, it offers a diverse range of products such as milk, cheese, yogurt, and ingredients. Functioning as a cooperative, Agropur ensures quality and sustainability while meeting consumer and industry demands, it remains a trusted leader in the dairy market. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Agropur Cooperative
Position: Laboratory technician
No of Vacancies: 3
Salary: Salary is not mentioned, $25.00 – $30.00 hourly estimated salary
Employment Type: Part time
Location: Truro, NS
Shift: 15-20 hours per week
Work Schedule: Evening, backshift, weekend and holiday
Job ID: JR24788


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English and French Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of Post-secondary education, technology or sciences preferred, or enrollment in a science
Experience: Candidates should have previous lab or food science experience

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability to consistently follow precise procedures and possess excellent hand-eye coordination
  • The candidates should be self-starters who can work independently

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have effective communication skills and the ability to work well with others are essential
  • The candidates should have a strong commitment to occupational health and safety standards and procedures


  • The candidates should be able to gather samples from the production floor for product testing
  • The candidates should be able to test samples for compliance with relevant standards and specifications
  • The candidates should be able to prepare media for plating samples
  • The candidates should be able to plate samples for incubation and read them when appropriate
  • The candidates should be able to complete all documentation required for testing product sampling and the verification of results
  • The candidates should be able to ensure good manufacturing practices and procedures are followed as outlined in the written HACCP plan
  • The candidates should be able to conduct product monitoring checks and complete product evaluations
  • The candidates should be able to conduct pre-operational activities such as visual inspection and food contact surface swabbing

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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