Unilever Quality Lab Assistant in Independence, Missouri

Background & Purpose of the Job

We are currently seeking a Quality Technician in our Independence, MO, manufacturing facility. The Quality Technician is responsible for daily quality activities to support the production process. We normally operate in a 24/7 environment. Incumbents must be able to work a 12 hour night shift, with occasional overtime based on the department’s need.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Analyzing in-process and finished product using a variety of techniques including, pH, Viscosity, Color, Odor and Appearance, Specific Gravity.

  • Releasing product using computer systems to include SAP and MS Office.

  • Some microbiological and raw material laboratory responsibilities.

  • Calibrate laboratory equipment.

  • Record analytical results on required reports and in electronic databases and spreadsheets.

  • Check various logs for any errors and correct as needed.

  • Record key line performance and process performance indicators into appropriate tracking mechanisms.

  • Collect and maintain storage of line samples.

  • Participate in operational project teams for quality improvement and/or cost reduction.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • High School Diploma or GED. Associate’s/Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Biological Sciences is preferred.

  • Previous lab experience in sampling, testing and recordkeeping of raw, in-process materials; bulk products and finished goods is preferred.

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office.

  • SAP experience preferred.

  • TPM knowledge and experience is a plus.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; this incumbent deals with all levels of internal and external contacts.

  • Handles confidential information appropriately; Applies good judgment in determining courses of action.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Work with a position of Safety, Health, and Environment attitude.

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Missouri-Independence-Independence -13000 E. 35th

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night Job

Unposting Date: Aug-06-2017

Req ID: 170009NN