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Quality Technician - Contingent

Nestle Purina PetCare

Last Updated: 6/14/21

Job Description

Quality Technician - Contingent Job Description


Position is located in St. Louis, MO. Local Candidates will be considered.

Job Summary:
This role is responsible for carrying out approved microbiological techniques and methodologies, preparing samples and performing analytical and microbial testing of food products, ingredients, environmental samples, and other sample matrices.

- Shift is Monday thru Friday 8am-4:30pm. Weekend work may be required to meet business needs or schedules.

• Accurately perform testing methods and read testing results
• Prepare and analyze samples for indicator organisms, pathogens, probiotics, and other microbes
• Apply aseptic technique in all work conducted
• Documentation of sample preparation, quality control and analytical activities
• Responsible for the completion of required training to progress to more complex tasks

Minimum Qualifications:
• BS in Microbiology or a Life Science (a combination of education and experience will be taken into consideration)
• 2+ years of laboratory experience in a commercial food testing analytical laboratory preferred
• Knowledge of aseptic technique
• General knowledge and experience in microbiological testing

Physical Demands:
• Must have full dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer and carry out required testing and tasks
• Capable of keeping up with a fast-paced, goal-oriented team
• Color vision and depth perception necessary
• Occasional lifting of up to 50lbs


Position is located in St. Louis, MO. Local Candidates will be considered.

Job: Quality Technician - Contingent Primary Location: Saint Louis, MO US Other Location: Career Area: Nestle Purina PetCare Company

Company Details

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...