Area of Focus/Project Details - Assisting in the day to day tasks of the Analytical Lab to free others for other assignments. Focus on sensory evaluations, suggest improvements to current process. Potential project: present science regarding tasting order for tea, herbs.
1) Sensory set & cleanup of startup samples, blends, ingredients, co-packer samples, shelf life tests.
2) Bench analytical tests: Moisture, Density, data entry
3) Send out outside lab tea samples for FY17 for pesticides & heavy metals, data entry
4) Assist in tasks related to packaging projects
5) Procedure documentation
6) Vacation coverage
Investigate and report on alternative options for lab water supply in comparison to the current - Poland Spring bottled water.