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While its history nears the century mark, MTR Foods stands tall as an Indian heritage brand. Today, a popular household name, MTR Foods has consolidated its market leadership in the south and is all set for a strong pan India presence, beginning with forays into the northern, western and eastern regions.

Job Title : Quality Control Executive (Microbiologist)

Location : Bengaluru Area, India

Job Responsibilities of QC Executive (Microbiologist):

Main Challenges in this Position:

  • To ensure compliance of GLP requirements as per the Quality Management system.
  • To check and verify the Raw materials and finished products quality before entering into the next step of production.
  • To ensure all Lab reagents are available, properly budgeted and gainfully utilized.Follow work SOP & guidelines for analysis and their implementation.
  • To regularize and improve the quality of MIS of all concerned areas.

Responsibility and Mandate:

  • Responsible for microbiological analysis of the samples as per said procedure (FSSAI, BAM, IS, ISO, APHA).
  • To ensure all Lab equipment are working and calibrated.
  • Responsible for sampling for of raw materials as per SOP.
  • Responsible to build/revisit quality plan.
  • Responsible and Instrumental in analysis and releasing analysis report of approval and product development samples.
  • Conducting Food Hygiene Audit as per HACCP at different customer locations and suggesting them for the improvement of food hygiene at workplace.
  • Planning and conducting ILC / PT and maintaining relative documents.
  • Maintenance of Standard reference cultures, Spiking and recovery of the cultures.
  • Quality check of incoming media, reagents and other consumables.
  • Monitor divisional hygiene by swab and environmental analysis.
  • Reporting the deviations to QC Manager and building “QIPs” for continual improvement of the process & system.
  • Responsible for audits compliance by various agencies including USFDA, CFIA, FSSAI, IS0 22000, HALAL, INDIAN ARMY, SPICES BOARD,VERTINARY CERTIFICATION, BRC, etc.

Main Tasks and/or Projects:

  • Closely working with Intra Divisional customer for compliance of SOPs.
  • Strong understanding on the agro origin raw materials, storage practices and varietal validation process to maintain consistency of the products from batch to batch.
  • Effectively be a quality leader and help ensure “Quality” produce working closely with both Supply chain devision and Inventory Management devision, while actively communicating to the QC Manager.
  • Build technical strengths in newer emerging technical areas on Food Safety in the category.
  • Analytical skills in Laboratory for analysis of In-coming RMs and quick appraisal.
  • Implementation of new approved analytical technics.
  • Through knowledge about GLP, Documentation, 5s and Calibration.

Criteria for Evaluation:

  • Systems developed.
  • Compliance to systems.
  • Audit corrections.
  • Certifications obtained.
  • Price of Non Conformance.
  • Development of SOPs and GLP.

Education and Experience:

  • M.Sc in Microbiology
  • Experience of over 2-3 years in Quality Assurance in F&B co / NABL accridiated labs.
  • Knowledge of Microbilogical analysis
  • Setting standards : Quality / Design & adherence to SOPs.
  • Passionate on acquiring knowledge on Food Safety,Process Innovation& Quality.
  • Knowledge on FSMS, HACCP, ISO 17025.
  • Managing the commercial testing laboratory as per ISO 17025
  • Basic Physio-Chemical food analysis

Competence and Personality Traits:

  • Interpersonal Skills.
  • Systems and Process orientation.
  • Meticulous
  • Detail oriented
  • Assertive
  • Analytical Skills
  • Hardworking

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  1. I am Jyothi M . I have done M.sc specialization in microbiology. I am familiar with analysis of food and water microbiological analysis according to IS, BAM, ISO and APHA. Also familiar with calubration and validation of instruments, documentation according to NABL 102, uncertaininty measurement, subculturing .Faced audits such as NABL, ISO, BIS, and customer audits

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