The Estee Lauder Companies Microbiologist II - 2nd Shift in Melville, New York
Microbiologist II - 2nd Shift
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies
Responsible for conducting basic analysis, evaluation and release of raw materials, mass and/or cosmetic finished goods in accordance with specifications and standards before being shipped or used in filling or manufacturing. Will also conduct environmental monitoring testing and validation. Perform OOS lab investigations and inform management of critical issues and suggest improvement opportunities. When necessary, update SOPs and provide training on new technical procedures.
Execution of QC Lab Testing (75%)
Monitor Critical Control Parameters (lab process water, pH, balance) through daily equipment verification checks and alert QC lab manager of any out of trend events
Conduct basic routine and non-routine analysis of raw materials, mass and finished goods (labs to define specific examples) and interpret results. This includes responsibility for sample preparation, sample analysis, sample reporting, processing of test results, entering results into SAP/LIMS, preparation of CoA, and sample disposition.
Conduct environmental monitoring testing and validation.
Complete documentation as needed to support testing procedures
Work with Lab Coordinator to retain or discard sample, archive lab documents
Testing Data Review and Release - Data Reviewer role responsibilities (% will vary by site)
Review of routine/non-routine supporting test data and results, including sample preparation records, logbooks, calculations, and data sheets. Enter results in SAP/LIMS, as needed.
Release of raw materials, mass, and FGs in the laboratory
Investigation/Problem Solving (15%)
Identify quality problems and suggest improvement opportunities.
Perform Phase 1 OOS laboratory investigations with guidance from senior lab analysts
Conduct Quality Control evaluations of consumer complaints and Quality Inquiries
SOP Development & Training (10%)
- Create and update SOPs
Provide training on new technical procedures, when necessary
Experience in a microbiology, analytical chemistry or product evaluation laboratory in Quality Control for a global consumer goods or pharma company
Advanced physical product or Microbiology evaluation skills required with strong emphasis on color matching expertise & advanced fine fragrance odor evaluation ability, as applicable to role
Solid awareness and practice of safe lab procedures
Solid knowledge of laboratory testing techniques (GMP, GDP and Good Lab Practices) and proficient use of all laboratory equipment (e.g., Viscometer, ACS Color Computer, Vitek, and Wet Chemistry techniques)
Proficient oral and written communication skills and ability to appropriately communicate information to management
Ability to write SOPs, deviations, change controls and OOS reports
Excellent problem solving skills
Knowledge of cosmetic ingredients & manufacturing procedures preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and SAP systems is preferred
Must be flexible to work different shifts and overtime as needed
Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
Degree in Science preferably B.S./M.S. in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Microbiology equivalent experience
2 Years Experience
Job: Quality Assurance - Supply Chain
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 219429
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact USApplicantAccommodations@Estee.com