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Posted 2-23-2022

Job Opening!!! – Soil Lab Technician
at our soil and mulch facility in Quarryville, PA.
$14.00 – $16.00

Job Summary:

  • Assist the Quality and Compliance Manager in conducting/reporting of soil testing and recommend any process improvements.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports the organization goal of improving manufacturing quality and efficiency by conducting inspections, assessing the results and the manufacturing process, and proposing improvements based on the findings.
  • Maintains systems to report test results and findings to superiors and stakeholders.
  • Continually seeks areas and processes that can be streamlined to produce cost savings.
  • Identifies and recommends new techniques that could improve efficiency and quality.
  • Coordinates with Quality Engineers and Planners to ensure manufacturing issues are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Run multiple tests including moisture and chemical analysis tests
  • Assist in grow out experiments
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Organized with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of inspection and testing principles and techniques.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Previous experience as a Quality Inspector or currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program in a related field

Frey Group LLC. is a third-generation family business established in 1966 in Southern Lancaster County, PA. With roots in farming, logging and timber, Frey Group began offering the material’s by-product, bulk hardwood, as mulch in the 1980’s. Now some 30 years later, we offer several different bagged bark mulches, gardening soils, and custom growing mixes for both the general consumer as well as the professional greenhouse/nursery grower. Our product lines: Frey’s, Twin Oaks and Four Corners, plus a line of professional greenhouse/nursery mixes from Frey Group Customer Professional can be found at independent garden centers from Virginia to Vermont. In 2017, Frey Group became part of Coast of Maine Brands LLC. The merger allows us to offer the high-quality premium Coast of Maine Organic Products, Inc. line of organic soils, fertilizers, mulches and amendments from our Lancaster County facility. This provides you, our customers, with the convenience and value of a full-range product portfolio, from: the economical/value priced, to the premium organic, to professional growing mixes, delivered all on one truck!

Interested candidates can email IanD@coastofmaine.com or call 717-201-4132

Or stop by our facility: 372 Puseyville Road, Quarryville, PA 17566

Thank you for your interest in Frey Group Soils!

Coast of Maine Brands is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation (including gender identity and expression), HIV status, tobacco use during nonworking hours, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.