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Microbiology Technician - Night Shift

Company: Freshpet Inc
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

General Description

The 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 standards
Assisting with calibration program
Providing analytical equipment troubleshooting and routine maintenance, when needed
Awareness of Freshpet HACCP programs for all products; support conducting and/or verifying required HACCP food safety tests as needed
Supporting QA Management in the execution of the Internal Audit program
Assisting operations with nonconformance investigations and effective documented corrective action
Appropriately managing plant laboratory supplies
Training QA team members and others, as needed
Assist with Shelf Life program
Assist in reduction of consumer complaint projects
Providing technical support production personnel in pursuit of Lean Manufacturing goals
Assuming additional related responsibilities as necessary
If Microbiologist is absent, microbiology technician will assume their responsibilities

Work Experience Requirements

Basic understanding of Microbiology and Chemistry
Able to demonstrate aseptic technique
Skilled in sample preparation, homogenization and serial dilutions
Intermediate skills in personal computers to work with quality databases, enter and analyze data, read, and write emails
Understanding, compliance, and enforcement of food Good Manufacturing Practices
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Able to effectively train and conduct QA testing
Demonstrates respect for confidentiality with respect to laboratory information
Sound ethics

Education Requirements

Bachelor'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 Shift
12 Hour Schedules - 2/2/3 - Shift Rotation%10919956%

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

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