Sampling Technician

Clara Foods

We are looking to hire a part-time sampling technician to help us fulfill our customer commitments for timely turnaround of product samples and any relevant documentation; lead packaging material inventory necessary for sampling requirements and validation of ingredients.

Ideal Start Date: January 2020

Working hours: 20 hours per week


Under supervision,

• assist with preparation of samples for shipment.

• collaborate with the Product and Commercialization Teams, assist with shipping and receiving customer samples and maintain an ingredient inventory.

• create and maintain shipping documents for outgoing domestic and international shipments in coordination with the commercialization team.

• receive, inspect and verify incoming shipments against packaging specs

• organize ingredient storage in assigned area based on well-defined categories.

• other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements we are looking for:

• Associate Degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Biology or equivalent experience required.

• Previous experience in shipping / receiving roles is desirable.

• Ability to contribute in a fast paced, research-oriented environment.

• Intermediate knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and experience working with Google Drive is required.

• Operate with moderate supervision and have meticulous attention to detail.

• Ability to work morning shifts (anytime between 9 – 5pm).

• Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/ tasks

• Good communication skills (oral and written)

• Must be authorized to work in the United States for Clara Foods

What we can offer:

- Unlimited supply of sparkling water, granola bars, local coffees, and teas

- Monthly all-hands meetings; and cross-functional training opportunities

- Company merch, 24/7 IT support, and company-provided electronic equipment

- Free parking, renovated gym, lounge/patio area, yoga + cycling classes onsite

- Weekly themed happy hours and quarterly company outings

- Close to South San Francisco bart station and Cal Train station (Shuttles run directly from our building to these stations)

Sounds interesting?