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Product Quality Lab Coordinator

Company: Nestle
Location: Bohemia
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestle Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life, Nature's Bounty, Vital Proteins, Nuun, Persona Nutrition, BOOST, Carnation Breakfast Essentials, Peptamen, Compleat Organic Blends, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Job Summary The Product Quality Lab Coordinator is responsible for routine submission of samples to QC laboratories. Provides daily and weekly updates to Management regarding the status of samples undergoing testing in QC. Communicates OOS failures to Quality Analyst for MRB review. Support cross-functional teams on lab target releases, facility audits and escalates priorities to QC management. Corresponds with internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the QC laboratory.

  • Responsible for providing status updates to other departments regarding the submission of samples (R&D, consumer complaints, extended expiration date samples and stability (sample handling and control, data entry, etc).
  • Responsible for assigning and prioritizing incoming sample submissions (i.e raw material, bulk, contract bulk, special samples etc.) on-time delivery within a 24 hour cycle time. Trouble shoots and resolves issues with all parties when sample delivers are delayed.
  • Performs systems transactions in order to release material on a continuous basis.
  • Communicates with appropriate personnel concerning re-sampling and to acquire missing information such as documentation and specification issues.
  • Associate may support and assist the facility during annual audits.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining reports including but not limited to quality data trending, informational spreadsheets, laboratory log spreadsheets, etc.
  • Reviews certificates of analysis (CoA) from raw material suppliers, QA/QC reports and other quality documents.
  • Provides information related to the testing of Customer Complaints as part of the investigation process.
  • Assist Quality Management with the coordination and submission of outside lab samples and results within a 24-hour cycle time.
  • Creates Purchase Orders for the laboratory supplies and manages the receipts and invoices through the iBuy system.
  • Provides training and technical support to the Quality Coordinator group regarding raw material testing requirements and bulk specifications.
  • Leads initiative for continual improvement for the team.
  • Follows and complies with approved regulatory policies and standard operating procedures, GMPs and safety and health requirements as applicable.
  • Works with higher-level technical and scientific personnel as needed to learn more about analytic issues, testing requirements, new product specifications which may include new methods.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required. Education:Bachelor's degree in Biology or related discipline preferredWork Experience:
    • 1-3+ years' experience in a chemical, microbiology or related field preferredSkills:
      • Proficient with computer programs such as SAP, SharePoint, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PLM/PQM, Captiva and Access
      • Able to read and understand Chemistry, micro-biology terminology and documentation Knowledgeable
      • Familiar with GMP regulations for solid dose, tablet capsule testing for release
      • Familiar with FDA and USP testing methodologies Expected high performance behaviors:
        • Ability to work collaboratively within teams
        • Ability to maintain effectiveness during major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures
        • Continuously looks for ways to do things faster and better, while maintaining high quality standards
        • Is creative and intellectually curious; tries different and novel ways to solve obstaclesPhysical Demands:
          • Ability to lift approximately 40 pounds
          • Work environment may be exposed to powders, chemicals and allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, milk, dairy, eggs, wheat, gluten, soy, fish and shellfish)235356It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestle, Westport , Product Quality Lab Coordinator, Healthcare , Bohemia, Connecticut

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