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Microbiologist I

Posted 10 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 17 October 2022
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Job Description:

  • Fully committed to the health and safety of all employees under his direction which promotes and supports occupational safety and industrial hygiene and to manage in a manner that seeks to eliminate injuries and illnesses.   

  • Provide leadership to institutionalize World Class Manufacturing to accomplish mill and Supply Chain objectives in conjunction with the Baby Care business plan to achieve manufacturing excellence.   

  • Control the operation of the Maumelle facility to achieve targeted Key Performance Indicator results in the nine accountability areas of: Safety, Housekeeping, Human Resources, Quality, Cost, Raw Materials, Customer Service, and Corporate Ethics.   

  • Carry out job responsibilities in a safe manner.

  • Practice procedures that meet safety codes, policies and guidelines.

  • Provide for the safety and well-being of all facility colleagues.

  • Place an emphasis on consumer safety by ensuring that all products meet product safety requirements.   

  • Provide expertise in conducting microbiological testing and release of finished products, raw materials, manufacturing processes and personnel.   

  • Provide technical expertise in practicing methods and means for maintaining sanitary manufacturing equipment and assist in development of effective and innovative microbiological testing.

  • Develop knowledge and skills to be recognized for microbiological expertise.  

  • Maintain security and documentation to ensure the retrieval of data and protection of proprietary information.

  • Document results and report as required by KC policy to ensure effective communication and provide the necessary FDA and legal requirements.   

  • Assist and recommend the development, implementation and validation of product quality testing procedures.   

  • Assist in the development an informational database for identifying microorganisms with significance to product quality.   

  • Continuously focus on product quality improvement. 

Tasks outside the lab include:

  • Updating the quality board on each converting line. Incumbent must be able to lift 40 pounds.  


  • This position requires knowledge and ability typically associated with a Bachelor degree in Microbiology/Bacteriology/Natural Physical Sciences.

  • Graduate students of Microbiology may apply. 

Important - Working schedule:

  • You will be working as a “flex” team member.  You will work THURSDAY-TUESDAY (will work all weekends).  Hours are 7 AM- 4 PM. They will also work holidays if the holiday falls on their time to work.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.