Microbiologist

Employer
Kerry
Location
Beloit, Wisconsin, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 07, 2021
Ref
2139890481
Discipline
Finance
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Requisition ID 24336
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Research and Development
Recruiter #LI-MQ1
Posting Type LI
Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.
About Kerry
A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.
Where you'll work
Our Beloit, WI location is home to our Corporate Headquarters for the North American Region. This location has approximately 700 employees at this location that in roles such as regulatory, RD&A, finance, procurement, supply chain and customer care. It is easily commutable from the Rockford, Madison, and Milwaukee areas. You'll enjoy your time inside and outside of the office as we offer a full cafeteria, fitness center, and beautiful walking paths around the campus. This location is involved and committed to giving back to the community multiple times throughout the year through our Kerry Employee Engagement Program volunteering with various organizations.
What you'll do
The Technologist/Technician will support development of Kerry's growing ProActive Health portfolio for food, beverage and supplement categories, focusing on probiotics and active ingredients targeting digestive and immune health.
In this role, the Technologist/Technician will work with other members of the PAH RD&A team to support RD&A functions
- Ordering, purchasing and receiving lab supplies,
- Maintaining inventory and shipping of specialized samples, preparing media, maintaining lab equipment, supporting Kerry WOW using Kerry systems,
- Managing day to day laboratory routine tasks and assisting in research development tasks as assigned.
- Ability to work with a fast-paced, results driven team a requirement.
What you'll need to be successful
- BA/BS or equivalent in microbiology, molecular biology, food science, nutrition, biochemistry, immunology, biology or other related fields.
- Minimum 2 years practical experience in microbiological and/or cell biology techniques.
- Experience or exposure to some pilot or production equipment/activities (fermenters, spray dryers, freeze dryers, centrifugation, filtration, pelletizing, evaporation, sterilization, pasteurization) desirable.
- Demonstrated ability to follow an SOP and maintain orderly notebook and report results in a consistent manner.
- Demonstrated ability in planning experiments, data logging and reporting and time management.
- Excellent computer skills, with a sound background in good laboratory practices.
- Highly self-motivated problem solver who works well in ambiguous settings with minimal direction on assigned tasks.
Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here (http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster\screen\reader\optimized.pdf) . Additional information can also be here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP\EEO\Supplement\Final\JRF\QA_508c.pdf) .

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