Corporate Travelling Microbiologist

Employer
CPS Inc
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 21, 2021
Closes
Jul 26, 2021
Ref
2331946296
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description

Corporate Travelling Microbiologist

This role is responsible of the development and continuous improvement of the Microbiological Control Program and providing support and guidance to the 7 manufacturing sites to ensure compliance. The division microbiologist completes hygiene audits at the sites to identify areas of risks from a contamination perspective and to assess compliance to Quality standards.

Responsibilities include:
  • Primary microbiology technical lead for operations with direct responsibility
  • Lead annual manufacturing site audits across the division; support resulting site continuous improvement plans and troubleshooting of microbial contamination problems
  • Publish results
  • Lead Manufacturing Hygiene CIP's that drive quality
  • Provide microbiological expertise in the area of water, facility, environmental, standard microbiology test methods, and process/product control systems
  • Accountable for the continual improvement of Microbiological quality standards through analysis of current practices and optimization towards standardization, operational effectiveness and operational efficiency
  • Develop other manufacturing site resources by standardizing testing and monitoring protocols, improving root cause evaluation to ensure the right corrective action, and managing change and communication associated with MCP enhancements
  • Ensure effective coordination, communication and collaboration with Corporate Center R&D Microbiology Lab
  • Support timely investigation and resolution of all product hygiene quality issues
  • Publish monthly hygiene monitoring metrics from data generated at each of the manufacturing sites
  • Ensure effective communication of activities / project status
  • Develop and maintain a manufacturing hygiene training program for relevant personnel within the Global Supply Chain division
  • Perform microbiology testing which includes streak/spread plating, basic data analysis and report writing
  • Daily activities will require utilization of basic microbiology techniques (e.g., aseptic technique, spread & streak plating, plat count, serial dilutions, isolation of microorganisms, sterile filtration, etc.), and utilization of microbiology lab equipment (e.g., micro-pipetters, incubators, chemical fume hood, etc.) or coatings lab equipment (e.g. air mixers, paint shakers, fume trunks, pH meter, balance, etc.)
  • Independently is capable of summarizing and interpreting microbiology data with little to no review by a supervisor
  • Communicate and influence at multiple levels within the organization
  • Other duties as assigned

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at skemp@cps4jobs.com .

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Job Requirements
Technical Qualifications:
  • BS/BA in Microbiology is preferred
  • Proficiency in Data Management, MCP Program Leadership, and Microbiology Testing Knowledge is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Minitab and Business Objects is preferred
  • Experience with Accelerated Root Case analysis is preferred
  • Experience facilitating training is preferred
  • 5 years of experience in microbiology. Experience with microbiology testing which includes streak/spread plating, basic data analysis and report writing
  • Daily activities (e.g. aseptic technique, spread & streak plating, plate count, serial dilutions, isolation of microorganisms, sterile filtration, etc.), and utilization of microbiology lab equipment (e.g. micro-pipetters, incubators, chemical fume hood, etc.) or coatings lab equipment (e.g. air mixers, paint shakers, fume trunks, pH meter, balance, etc.
  • Independently is capable of summarizing and interpreting microbiology data with little to no review by a supervisor
  • Willing and able to travel 40% to manufacturing facilities to establish and maintain Microbiological testing and data collection for the corporate team in Quality
  • Must have outstanding communication, (written, and verbal) and presentation skills, excellent organizational and presentation skills with data
  • Ability to juggle projects in varying priority
  • Communicate and influence at multiple levels within the organization

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at skemp@cps4jobs.com .

JO: 225.21BSK
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