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Assistant Microbiologist I (2nd Shift) - Sturgis, MI

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Coldwater
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac , PediaSure , Pedialyte , Ensure , Glucerna and ZonePerfect - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs, Medical Benefits start day 1
  • Vacation - 3 weeks of accrued vacation (1st yr is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 floating holidays + 10 paid holidays
  • Company Paid Pension Plan
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: WHAT YOU'LL DOTo adequately display the knowledge and ability to carry out the approved tests to comply with the department objective.Applying high quality scientific techniques in the microbiological analysis of raw ingredients, in-process production samples, finished product testing, and environmental monitoring, to ensure that all products manufactured are fit for use.To be able to work with fellow technicians, with a high degree of motivation, attention to important details with clear communication to all team members. This is important due to the high degree of responsibility and working within a small group where each person is heavily relied-upon.Applying high quality scientific techniques in the microbiological analysis of raw ingredients, in-process production samples, finished product testing, and environmental monitoring, to ensure that all products manufactured are fit for use.To prioritize tasks to efficiently be completed with the most accurate.The Assistant I Microbiology reports directly to the Lab Supervisor/FLL and must be able to work with minimal supervision. The incumbent is responsible for complying with applicable Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), FDA, USDA, OSHA and Abbott regulations, policies, procedures or guidelines. A serious error could result in a Corporate compliance observation, in a FDA product recall, batch destruction or a serious health risk.Main ResponsibilitiesConduct product testing per procedures.Perform environmental testing for micro presence in the production environment.Conduct raw ingredient testing.Complete appropriate documentation, audit and release of commodities or products.Complete housekeeping responsibilities including autoclave, waste disposal, general laboratory sanitation, etc..Ability to prepare media for test procedures.Demonstrate accountability and responsibility for Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) performance and compliance through active participation and support of Abbott s EHS Program.WHAT YOU'LL BRINGEducationHigh School Diploma / GED plus 1 year of appropriate college lab studies and 1 year of college mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry or calculus), plus 2 years of laboratory experience or 4 years experience in a food or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.Associates Degree - Science related with at least 1 year of appropriate college lab studies and 1 year of college mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry or calculus), plus 1 year of related laboratory experience or 2 years experience in a food or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment Bachelors Degree - Science related with at least 1 year of appropriate college lab studies and 1 year of college mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry orcalculus). Experience/ Background1. Ability to follow verbal instructions, follow written directions, prepare simple reports, read and record gauge and display readings.2. Mathematics knowledge and basic statistical comprehension.4. This individual will recognize and report method procedure problems, out-of-specificationconditions and report to supervision.5. Must be able to identify issues with test methods.6. Ability to recognize potential threats to product quality.7. Responsible for detecting and correcting documentation errors.8. Strong teamwork and ability to work with plant personnel in other departments.Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at , on Facebook at and on

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Kalamazoo , Assistant Microbiologist I (2nd Shift) - Sturgis, MI, Other , Coldwater, Michigan

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