Food Microbiologist

Employer
Woeber Mustard Manufacturing Company
Location
Springfield, Ohio, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Closes
Jul 31, 2021
Ref
2342854289
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Responsible for performing a variety of microbiological analyses on raw materials, in-process and finished products to enumerateor detect different microbiological organisms in food in a Food Safety laboratory. Responsible for recording, interpreting, evaluating, and reporting results to management. Researches and provides FDA-compliant solutions to food microbiological issues.Due to the dynamic nature of our business, duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Collect samples from production floor as necessary.
Perform a variety of enumerative or detective microbiological tests.
Perform laboratory functions such as media preparation, sample preparation, plating samples, incubating plates, and reading plates.
Responsible for monitoring, record keeping, and taking appropriate action for specified Food Safety Plan, Food Quality Plan, and prerequisite program requirements.
Ensure compliance with FDA, food safety, and environmental regulations.
Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management.
Weekly work hours are 45-50 hours/week

REQUIREMENTS:

BS Degree in Food Microbiology, Food Science,Microbiology or related field
Experience in a microbiology or analytical laboratory required; on-the-job experience a plus but not required.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a professional manner
Data entry and computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office
Demonstrated self-starter and proactive characteristics
Critical thinking and problem solving skills
Strong attention to detail
Must have knowledge of FDA regulations, HACCP, HARPC, GMP, and SOP
High degree of confidentiality of company information

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