Microbiologist I - NIGHT SHIFT - Casa Grande, AZ

in Casa Grande, AZ

Microbiologist I - NIGHT SHIFT - Casa Grande, AZ Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    31083878

  • Req #

    ABLAUS31083878ENUSEXTERNAL

  • Job Location

    Casa Grande, AZ, US

  • Job Category

    Quality

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    No

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Microbiologist Opportunity:

Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.

Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Casa Grande, Arizona, is one of six Abbott nutrition manufacturing plants in the U.S., with about half of its products exported around the world. Working here, you’ll feel part of a family – a family of 600+ that works together to help nourish the world.

Please note: This position will be a 12-hour night shift position 6pm-6am on a rotating two week schedule.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs, Medical Benefits start day 1.
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • Vacation – 3 weeks of accrued vacation (1st yr. is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays.
  • Company Paid Pension Plan
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.
  • A stable company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities.

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:  www.abbottbenefits.com

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Apply high quality scientific techniques in the microbiological analysis of raw ingredients, in-process production samples, finished product testing and environmental monitoring, to ensure that all products manufactured are fit for use
  • Be able to work with fellow microbiologist, with a high degree of motivation, attention to important details with clear communication to all team members.  This is important due to the high degree of responsibility and working within a small group where each person is relied upon highly
  • Prioritize tasks to efficiently be completed with the most accurate results, and to communicate clearly and work together in a team environment
  • Product testing, Environmental testing, Raw ingredient testing
  • Documentation, Project work, Troubleshooting
  • Media preparation/general lab work: Housekeeping
  • Communication, Teamwork.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) required plus 1 year of appropriate college lab studies and 1 year of college mathematics), plus 2 years of laboratory experience or 4 years’ experience in a food or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals
  • College or working in food/pharmaceutical/medical device plant or hospital/medical lab.

Preferred

  • Science related Associates Degree with at least 1 year of appropriate college lab studies and 1 year of college mathematics plus 1 year of related laboratory experience or 2 years’ experience in a food or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Science related Bachelor’s Degree with at least 1 year of appropriate college lab studies and 1 year of college mathematics

Please note: This is a 12-hour Night shift position from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am and allows you to have every other weekend off.

  • Week 1 Mon - OFF, Tues - OFF, Wed - 12 hours, Thurs - 12 hours, Fri - OFF, Sat - OFF, Sun - OFF
  • Week 2 Mon - 12 hours, Tues - 12 hours, Wed - OFF, Thurs - OFF, Fri - 12 hours, Sat - 12 hours, Sun - 12 hours
  • Week 3 Mon - OFF, Tues - OFF, Wed - 12 hours, Thurs - 12 hours, Fri - OFF, Sat - OFF, Sun – OFF
  • Week 4 Mon - 12 hours, Tues - 12 hours, Wed - OFF, Thurs - OFF, Fri - 12 hours, Sat - 12 hours, Sun - 12 hours

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:  www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Abbott is a veteran / US military-friendly employer.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com



The base pay for this position is $18.25 – $36.45 per hour. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • microbiological analysis
  • r
  • pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • environmental monitoring
  • environmental testing
  • media preparation
  • product and environmental testing
  • regulatory standards
  • troubleshooting

Additional Information

Who We Are

PUT YOUR TALENTS TO WORK

Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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