Dr Pepper Snapple Group
Associate Microbiologist is responsible for providing technical support to
the Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician Line Auditors and Microbiology
Laboratory technicians, as well as pertinent production lines (particularly
the aseptic process), with regard to
product/process knowledge, Aseptic Clean Room audits, and related
instrumental and chemical analysis.
team at Dr Pepper Snapple Group and make a
difference by pursuing everything that you do with the determination that
sets us apart from our competitors. Driving for results leads to
recognition and personal growth within the company, helping us to achieve
our goal to “Be the Best Beverage Business in the Americas”. The success
that comes from within each of us is recognized, and
creates opportunities for your growth in the organization.
- Perform a broad
range of activities associated with the microbiological testing of raw
materials, finished product, and sanitation audits.
- Coordinate all activities
around rapid and conventional micro testing, organism speciation, and
validation of new technologies within the scope of the site
microbiological testing and performance program.
- Perform all relevant
microbiological testing of finished products, package materials and
raw ingredients as specified, assuring conformance to specification.
Maintain and manage all relevant records and documentation. This
includes follow up to microbiologically related consumer issues and
- Provide hands on
microbiological aseptic technique for the enumeration, isolation, and
identification of microorganisms. Updates microorganism data base.
- Conduct routine aseptic
process, environmental, sanitation, and related procedure audits to
assure compliance to standards.
- Order and maintain required
laboratory audit and microbiology testing materials, and assuring the
laboratories are appropriately stocked to complete all in-process
audits and testing requirements.
- Perform micro testing in and
around all related environmental areas, to assure conformance to
specification, compliance to Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points
(HACCP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Food Safety and other
Quality System and regulatory standards. Obtain potable water samples
for outside testing.
- Assist in special projects,
write related procedures, and assist in problem solving activities as
- Conduct/Assist in hands on
microbiological testing training for all of
the Quality Assurance technical staff and Best Practice operators as
take great pride in offering our people benefits that are competitive. We
appreciate hard work, innovative ideas and unending passion, which is why we
provide a comprehensive set of benefits and options designed to fit the
unique lifestyles of our employees from day one based on eligibility
Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences
(Microbiology, Biology, or related science field) and 2 years of quality
experience with a focus on Microbiology OR High School Diploma and 5 years
of quality experience with a focus on Microbiology
2 years of experience
with HACCP, HARPC, Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing
2 years of experience
with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
with SAP or a similar manufacturing software
Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) is the leading producer of flavored beverages in
North America and the Caribbean. Our success is fueled by more than 50
brands that are synonymous with refreshment, fun and flavor. We have 6 of
the top 10 non-cola soft drinks, and 11 of our 14 leading brands are No. 1
in their flavor categories. In addition to our flagship Dr
Pepper and Snapple brands, our portfolio includes Sunkist soda, 7UP,
A&W, Canada Dry, Crush, Mott's, Squirt, Hawaiian Punch, Peñafiel, Clamato, Schweppes, Rose's and Mr & Mrs T mixers.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group is an equal
opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Dr Pepper Snapple Group recruits qualified applicants
and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital
status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE