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Summer Student Laboratory Technician

  • Student
  • Thunder Bay
  • Salary: 18.30
  • 2022-05-22

Website Canada Malting Company

About the Company 

United Malt is the fourth largest commercial maltster in the world, delivering high-quality malt to brewers and distillers across the globe. Our malt is blended into some of your favourite industry-leading beverages and local craft brews.

Our family of brands include Bairds Malting, Barrett Burston Malting, Brewers Select, Canada Malting Company, Country Malt Group, Cryer Malt and Great Western Malting. We produce approximately 1.25 million tonnes per annum of capacity across 12 processing plants in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. We also operate an international distribution business, which provides a full service offering for craft brewers and distillers, including malt, hops, yeast, adjuncts and related products.

Our more than 900 employees are proud of the rich heritage of our family of brands and are committed to living our company values of safety, quality, integrity and passion. We celebrate the diversity of our people and together strive to create an environment where all employees are safe, welcomed and have a sense of belonging

Safety • Passion • Quality • Integrity


Reporting to the Lab Supervisor, the Lab Technician- Summer Student is responsible for performing industry standard laboratory tests on malt and barley. This position also provides technical support and maintenance for analytical equipment, and analytical data recording for laboratory reporting. It may require leadership responsibilities, including setting sample testing priorities and customer reporting.


Perform malt and barley analysis in accordance with established methods and procedures to determine product quality that assures compliance with customer specifications.

Identification and communication of deviations from quality standards to the appropriate Quality Control/Production personnel.

Conducting special testing of an investigative nature as required.

Maintain integrity and calibration of laboratory instruments and troubleshoot technical problems in the laboratory.

Record and process data for lab reports and communicate quality variations to appropriate QA personnel.

Maintain integrity of all laboratory records.

Actively participate in developing and maintaining QA Systems, including the quality principles outlined by the International Standards Organization, with emphasis on documentation and preparation of SOP’s.

Maintain a clean and orderly workstation.

Complete general quality control and laboratory related tasks as directed.

Order and receive laboratory supplies. Maintain appropriate documentation.

Perform all other duties or special assignments that are deemed necessary.


Currently enrollment in a Lab Technician or related science program at an accredited post-secondary institution

Must be proficient in the use of a computer, skills to include Word, Excel and Outlook.

Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to proactively identify problems and propose solutions.

The ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers and clients.

Must be self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.

Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices


May 2nd, 2022- September 2nd, 2022


$18.30 per hour

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