United States, Geneva, NY, Beauty Care

Microbiology Lab Technician - Geneva, NY


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  • 1. Perform all microbiological testing and validation for raw materials, in-process goods and finished products to determine if they meet microbiological requirements.
  • 2. Perform validation for microbiology testing, equipment, and supplies.
  • 3. Perform and document air quality testing for microbiology lab and pertinent manufacturing areas.
  • 4. Perform testing on Purified Water System and identify potential issues that may affect water quality.
  • 5. Maintain bulk retest process. Requests, tests, and determines disposition of samples. 
  • 6. Conduct training on micro awareness to new hires.
  • 7. Report all issues immediately via email to QA Management.
  • 8. Develop SOPs as required for microbiology requirements.
  • 9. Work in compliance with R&D microbiologist for training, procedures and documentation as required.
  • 10. Support cGMP guidelines for cosmetic industry.


  • Bachelors of Science degree with major in Microbiology, Molecular Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field.
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in a manufacturing laboratory setting.
  • Minimum 24 hrs college level microbiology lab time.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good motor skills.
  • No colorblindness.
  • Professional communication skills.
  • Moderate lifting or bending restrictions.
  • Ability to work overtime and any shift as required.
  • The position is in the factory and could involve sitting, standing, walking and lifting for long periods of time throughout the day.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to reach, lift, bend and stoop without restrictions.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer.We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies.Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions.In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

JOB ID: 200000ZB
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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