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About Phibro Animal Health Corporation

Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a publicly traded organization with a rich history spanning nearly 100 years of service. The Company is a global manufacturer of medicated feed additives, feed ingredients, advanced nutrition solutions, vaccines and specialty chemicals for various industrial markets. Phibro’s revenues are in excess of $820 million, and are supported by over 1500 employees worldwide.


The QC Lab Technician is an integral part of our Quality Control team based out of our US - Sarasota, FL site.


Position Details

He/She will be responsible for performing the general lab maintenance, cleaning, instrument calibration and metrology, and testing in the laboratory while ensuring compliance to departmental policies and procedures applicable to the lab.  The Technician will facilitate timely completion of QC samples and testing by effectively managing resources, providing feedback, and communication with the other lab technicians, scientists, and lab management.  This job description is not all inclusive however this will outline the primary functions & responsibilities required to fill the position of Quality Control Laboratory Technician, Phibro Biotechnics. This position reports to the Quality Control Laboratory Manager.


We offer competitive wages, bonuses, and a generous benefits package, including:


  • 401(k), with an employer match of up to 6%
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • EAP (Employee Assistance) program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform laboratory tests according to appropriate procedures, work instructions, &/or Internal Manufacturing Specifications.
  • Monitor CGMP requirements as related to the analysis & production of fermented organisms.
  • Utilize the laboratory data systems to maintain records necessary to support analytical results.
  • General microbial laboratory work and upkeep, including plating, streaking, & counting. 
  • Various non-microbial laboratory duties will also be required.
  • Organizing, cleaning and maintenance of workspaces.
  • Environmental & quality sampling/testing.
  • Maintain samples, records, & files as outlined in procedures.
  • Provide timely & accurate documentation of all analytical data.
  • Perform Laboratory tests following the QC Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures Manual.
  • Monitor's laboratory & test equipment for calibration & general working condition of equipment.
  • Maintain & follow regulatory agency requirements & safety programs as trained by the Quality Manager.
  • Report any safety infraction & take the appropriate action in accordance with the Safety Manual.
  • Follow good housekeeping practices for laboratory safety.

Key Competencies

Communicating Effectively
Delivering High Quality Work
Demonstrating Initiative
Following Policies and Procedures
Managing Time
Prioritizing and Organizing Work
Accepting Direction
Attendance and Punctuality
Attentive Listening
Critical Thinking
Detailed Oriented
Displaying Technical Expertise
Interacting with People at Different Levels
Problem Solving
Working Safely


Extremely high level of attention to detail and high standard of quality.
Must be accurate, detail-oriented and thorough.
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
High degree of time management skills and ability to handle multiple priorities and projects at once.

Education & Experience

  • Applicant should have precious lab experience in biology, chemistry, microbiology, or a related field.
  • Applicants with an AS or BS in a related science field preferred.
  • Knowledge of microorganisms, pathogens, & seed train scale up procedures preferred.

Physical Requirements

Required to talk or hear constantly
Specific vision abilities include ability to adjust focus
Specific vision abilities include close vision
Specific vision abilities include distance vision
Specific vision abilities include depth perception
Specific vision abilities include perpheral vision
Operations of laboratory equipment
Required to bend frequently
Required to sit frequently
Required to stand frequently
Required to use hands constantly
Required to walk frequently


Phibro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Business Unit: Animal Health & Mineral Nutrition   
Division: Osprey 
Department: Quality Control 
Location: US - Sarasota, FL 
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Standard Work hours) 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 

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