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Actalent Laboratory Assistant in Lynn, Massachusetts


  • To collect, process, analyze and document results as required.

  • Analyze food samples (raw & finished products).

  • Gluten Free testing, Allergen testing, microbiological testing (rapid methods), pH, salt, Brix, Hunter Lab color)

  • Maintain the Environmental monitoring program to support verification and validation of cleaning and sanitizing procedures.

  • Trend micro data (KPI’s) on Environmental Sanitation program to track progress and elevate any out of spec results. Ensure effectiveness and continuous improvements.

  • Accurately record observations, data and interpret results.

  • Communicate all non-conformances or out of specification results using established standards, perform follow ups as necessary to completion.

  • Special projects to support continuous improvement activities as assigned such as sensory testing and panel coordination and data collection.

  • Maintain and ensure Good Laboratory Practices. o Calibrations, Database maintenance, clear and up to date scientific test protocols

  • Interact and communicate with Outside laboratory and customer generated outside testing programs

  • Support Prerequisite Programs, HACCP and HARPC (Preventive Controls), GMPs, SSOPs, GFSI, USDA, and FDA guidelines.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • BS in Scientific Area Preferred

  • Requires one - three years of experience

  • On-the-job training of 12-24 months.

  • Basic data entry, simple formatting of documents and creates basic templates.; Excel, Word, Internet

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

Actalent is an equal opportunity employer.

About Actalent

Actalent connects passion with purpose. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts that drive scale, innovation, and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 engineering and sciences consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia, and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500. An operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions, Actalent launched as a new specialized engineering and sciences services and workforce solutions brand in 2021.