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Assistant Microbiologist I - Altavista, VA Plant (2nd Shift)

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Objectives

Apply high quality scientific technique in the microbiological analysis of raw ingredients, in-process production samples, finished product samples and environmental monitoring to ensure that all products manufactured are fit for use. Work with fellow technicians in a dynamic and fast paced environment. Display attention to detail and clear, concise communication. Prioritization of tasks to ensure efficiency and adherence to production scheduling.

Major responsibilities

  • In process and finished product testing
  • Environmental testing
  • Raw ingredient testing
  • Documentation of results
  • Data entry
  • Housekeeping
  • Media preparation/general lab work
  • Communication
  • Team work
  • Troubleshooting
  • Project work

Education

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) 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
  • Or a Science related Associates Degree 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
  • Or a Science related Bachelor s Degree with at least 1 year of appropriate college lab studies and 1 year of college mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry or calculus)

Background

College or working in food/pharmaceutical/medical device plant or hospital/medic

JOB FAMILY:

Operations Quality

DIVISION:

ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

LOCATION:

United States > Altavista : Building 1

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

No

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage. abbott. com/common/External/EEO_English. pdfEEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage. abbott. com/common/External/EEO_Spanish. pdf

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