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.
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Job: Supply Chain
Primary Location: United States-Missouri-Independence-Independence -13000 E. 35th
Shift: Night Job
Unposting Date: Aug-06-2017
Req ID: 170009NN