Microbiologist

Employer
Nestle
Location
Lee County, Florida, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 15, 2021
Ref
2151396303
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
As the nation's leading bottled water company, BlueTriton Brands is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we're also committed to developing our people - enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.
BlueTriton Brands consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and ReadyRefresh by BlueTriton Brands. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you'll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that's challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You'll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It's a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions - all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.
Choose a career in Technical & Production and you'll be part of our logistics backbone - and a crucial element of our success. Our factories are where our products start their journey to the customer. This area of BlueTriton Brands offers you the chance to experience collaboration in its purest form as you work alongside a diverse range of highly motivated and passionate people in our factories spread across the nation. What you do will be fulfilling, impactful and meaningful - not least is you'll be helping to deliver healthy hydration to millions of thirsty customers. We'll make sure you have the strong leadership and clear direction you need to feel motivated and passionate about accomplishing great things. While you take a pride in delivering an excellent performance, you'll see your contributions are recognized and rewarded with an outstanding level of support, training and benefits - everything you need to grow and thrive in your career.
We are currently seeking a Microbiologist to join our team in Lee, Florida.
JOB SUMMARY and DESCRIPTION
Development and implementation of Quality Assurance objectives, systems, education and training to ensure compliance with FPL (First Priority Level) and NQS (Nestle Quality System) requirements. This role will specifically support and lead efforts to improve factory GMPs, HACCP, FTQ/FR, consumer complaints, sensory, microbiological testing, and chemical analyses and proficiencies.
RESPONSIBILITIES
- Work with QA team to develop and implement process control initiatives.
- Perform equipment evaluations, maintenance, and calibrations (ICPs).
- Work with other departments in leading/teaching/educating EE's in GMPs and HACCP.
- Assist with weekend and holiday coverage as needed.
- Maintain safe work environment and support safety programs.
- Monitor incoming raw materials and maintain traceability program.
- Review and approve daily paperwork for all lines, including follow-up w/ resources for missing documentation.
- Support warehouse and production with product holds, records, dispositions and root cause analysis
- Assist with consumer complaint processing, reporting, and analysis for all aspects of the plant.
- Assist with all plant Quality initiatives and projects as needed.
- Perform microbiological testing on in-process, finished product and spring samples.
- Perform 5-S audits for all departments and assist resources with corrective actions.
- Conduct chromatographic and spectroscopic analysis for bromate and acetaldehyde.
REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor in science field OR a minimum of 3 years related working experience.
- Strong background in quality systems.
- Knowledge of microbiological testing, computer/database skills, or demonstrated ability to learn.
- Understanding of line processes and testing procedures.
- Science and technical backgrounds preferred.
This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. BlueTriton Brands offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!
To our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent. The skills that you have gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are aligned with the skills that we look for when we think about what success looks like. We hope that you will consider sharing in our mission and purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.
We are the nation's leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, and Pure Life. We're passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship - most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you'll receive a competitive total rewards package that may include healthcare benefits, retirement savings benefits and paid time off - something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It's not just the work that you'll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you'll receive exactly the kind of benefits you'd expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at our orginzation?
Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply.
BlueTriton Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Disabled/Veteran.
EOE M/F/D/V Nestle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment. All candidates must apply online at Nestlejobs.com

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