Microbiologist

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Years of experience: 

  • 3 - 5 years

Benefits: 

Medical, dental, vision, 401K

Qualifications: 

Qualifications / Certifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: Bachelor degree in Microbiology from four year college or university in or related science and strong chemical background experience. Problem Solving / Decision Examples: Skills / Knowledge: Language Skills: Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to common inquiries and complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publications that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or board of directors. Analytical: Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.), in most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis. Effort – Physical: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. While performing this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, walk, talk or hear, and taste and smell. 2. While performing this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. 3. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; climb or balance. 4. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Effort – Mental: Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals. 2. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. 3. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Thank you for your interest and consideration of a career with Voyant Beauty! www.voyantbeauty.com Voyant Beauty provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Voyant Beauty complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. To Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our company does not accept unsolicited CVs or applications from agencies. We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs or applications and explicitly reserve its right to contact candidates presented in such unsolicited CV or application. Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Voyant Beauty complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday

Salary: 

$40000/year

Description: 

Site Overview

Voyant Danville, located in Danville, Illinois is a large campus and collectively contain 18 aerosol and liquid filling and packaging lines. Voyant's Danville facilities procure, blend, fill and package a wide variety aerosol and liquid personal care and OTC consumer packaged goods.

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Responsibilities

Description

(include responsibilities, decisions, and/or recommendations for each task)

Laboratory work is primarily intellectual, and generally cannot be standardized with respect needed to arrive at results.  Therefore, it is up to the employee to exercise control over how to carry out tasks as well as his/her hours of work.

Test raw materials and finished products for microbial contamination.

Test water samples for chemical and microbial quality.

Validate all procedures used in the Micro Laboratory.

Analysis and approval of line samples.

Assist in production problems –trouble shooting.

Provide assistance in training personnel.

Perform stability testing on OTC production.

Coordinate the preparation of media.

Improve Housekeeping and comply with customer’s audits.

Other duties and/or projects necessitated by the position.

 

Shift: 

Other