Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. (FGL) has been serving agricultural and environmental clients throughout California since 1925. FGL has five (5) laboratories located in Santa Paula, San Luis Obispo, Visalia, Stockton, and Chico.
The position will include analyzing soil and leaf tissue extracts for various constituents. Instruments used will include ICP, LECO, and FIA. The position requires flexibility to perform a variety of different laboratory duties in a fast-paced environment.
Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Sciences or related discipline is preferred but not required, especially if the applicant has previously worked in a similar environment.
The successful applicant will be a self-starter, have excellent attention to detail, and ability to work overtime.
This is a full time position. Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, and a 401(k) program.
About this company
Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. / FGL Environmental (FGL), is a full service agricultural and environmental laboratory serving California for over 90 years. Our five laboratory locations are staffed with qualified laboratory technicians, plus administrative and field support personnel.
In 1925, Fruit Growers Laboratory got its start by providing analytical services to the local growers of Ventura County, analyzing leaf tissue, soil and irrigation water to help optimize crop quality and yield. To this day, generations later, FGL is well connected to the grower community that gave us our start. In 1973 Fruit Growers Laboratory was incorporated as a standard California corporation and continued to expand services to the agricultural industry, while addressing the growing need for environmental analyses of drinking water, waste water and hazardous waste. Each facility is accredited by the CA Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program - ELAP.
FGL is classified as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE No. 4690) and our Standard Industrial Classification (SIC code) is 8734. FGL employs its own Field Services Department consisting of trained and skilled technicians offering sampling and pick up services. Our continuous investment in qualified personnel, the finest analytical equipment, and compliance-focused information management and reporting systems, ensures that FGL will continue to provide reliable service to our loyal customers for decades to come.
Location/Region: Santa Paula, CA