Unilever Microbiologist in Jonesboro, Arkansas


Background & Purpose of the Job

Test, analyse, and interpret results for microbiology, raw material, in-process, and finished product samples submitted from all parts of the organization. Operate Celsis luminometer, rapid testing for microbiology. Provide timely and detailed investigation summaries during root cause analysis relating to microbiology and sanitation.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

•Ensure daily that appropriate materials and products are microbiologically sampled, tested and released from the warehouse management system, (WMS), LENS, and SAP. Perform random micro-testing as required or where required for contract manufacturing business.

•Maintain all logs in the laboratory. Clean and maintain laboratory equipment as required per the maintenance and calibration schedule.

•Assist in validation of sanitization protocols for operations and compounding. Assist in selection and ongoing performance evaluation of sanitizers to support “micro clean” operations.

•Provide direction/technical support to Unilever Jonesboro personnel relative to sanitization and preservation.

•Order supplies and maintain lab inventories.

•Follow all safety, quality, GLPs and cGMP policies and requirements.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

•Bachelors Degree in a Science or Technical related field

•FDA experience and/or awareness of FDA cosmetic and drug regulations

•QA exposure in plant environment

•Strong Analytical & technical thought process

•Excellent oral, written communication and effective interpersonal skills; and be able to communicate test results and deliver presentations to peer-to-peer, Supervisors, and Leadership/Management teams.

You’re a changemaker:Providing root cause analysis for Micro and saniitiation related issues

You’re a culture & change champion: Knowledge of WCM and how the principles apply to the business

You’re a teacher:Lead and work with a team that focuses on GMP in the factories.

You’re a strategy guru:Strong Analytical & technical thought process

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities.

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination under Federal law. For more information, please see EEO is the Law.

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Arkansas-Jonesboro-Jonesboro - Alberto Culver

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Nov-16-2017

Req ID: 170009J8