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Microbiology Technician - Night Shift

Company: Freshpet Inc
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

General DescriptionThe responsibilities of the Microbiology Technician (Night Shift) will include:Supporting ensuring the safety of all Freshpet products by following plant microbiological programs, assuring conformance to Freshpet standardsAssisting with calibration programProviding analytical equipment troubleshooting and routine maintenance, when neededAwareness of Freshpet HACCP programs for all products; support conducting and/or verifying required HACCP food safety tests as neededSupporting QA Management in the execution of the Internal Audit programAssisting operations with nonconformance investigations and effective documented corrective actionAppropriately managing plant laboratory suppliesTraining QA team members and others, as neededAssist with Shelf Life programAssist in reduction of consumer complaint projectsProviding technical support production personnel in pursuit of Lean Manufacturing goalsAssuming additional related responsibilities as necessaryIf Microbiologist is absent, microbiology technician will assume their responsibilitiesWork Experience RequirementsBasic understanding of Microbiology and ChemistryAble to demonstrate aseptic techniqueSkilled in sample preparation, homogenization and serial dilutionsIntermediate skills in personal computers to work with quality databases, enter and analyze data, read, and write emailsUnderstanding, compliance, and enforcement of food Good Manufacturing PracticesGood interpersonal and communication skillsAble to effectively train and conduct QA testingDemonstrates respect for confidentiality with respect to laboratory informationSound ethicsEducation RequirementsBachelor's Degree or microbiological education and equivalent industry experience required. Bachelor's degree in related science field preferred.Minimum two years' experience working in Food Safety/Quality Systems, preferably in food or pet food manufacturing.Night Shift12 Hour Schedules - 2/2/3 - Shift Rotation

Keywords: Freshpet Inc, Bethlehem , Microbiology Technician - Night Shift, Professions , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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