Ferrero Rocher Hiring Microbiologists

Ferrero Rocher Hiring Microbiologists! Apply Online


Job Location: Baramati

About Ferrero Rocher

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role

To have independent analysis of products including semi-finished and raw materials as per Ferrero requirements and maintain analysis labs updated with respect to equipment, methods, calibration and complying to Ferrero Lab requirements. Also, have been exposed to and implement ISO 17025/Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) in Ferrero Laboratories.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensures timely completion of the microbiological analyses for all Raw Materials, Semi-Finished Goods and Finished Goods.
  • Systematically analyzes inbound material, semi-finished and finished goods. Performs the Environmental Monitoring of the production plant and the Microbiology laboratory, maintain the records for the same.
  • Manages the inventory of reagents/microbiological media in laboratory, calibration of the tools, application of accident prevention regulations and all other day-to-day routine operations of the laboratory.
  • Effectively reviews and implements all the group documents released by the Central FQD (Ferrero Quality Department) on timely basis.
  • Effectively writes and implements the Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions, creates Formats, as per the local requirements apart from the Group Quality Documents.
  • In Co-ordination with site Sanitation Specialist, supports and carry out the cleaning validation of the production site as per the Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS) and cleaning methods implemented.
  • Coordinates effectively with external stakeholders to conduct relevant validations for Microbiology Laboratory, for example, Autoclave Validations, Clean Room Validation, Laminar Air Flow Validation, etc.
  • Coordinates effectively with relevant stakeholders and the Sanitation Specialist/Food safety Manager to effectively implement and monitor the Environmental Monitoring Program at the Production side.
  • Assists to prepare and comply with the annual budget for the Microbiology Laboratory controlling expenses, making smart purchases and of benefit to the overall Laboratory structure.
  • Also, have been exposed to and implement ISO 17025/Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) in Ferrero Laboratories.

Who we are looking for:

Education: Post-graduate in Food Science/Microbiology/Dairy Microbiology

Year Experience: 3-5 Years

Specific Knowledge Required

  1. Quality Management Systems (latest versions of ISO 9001 and FSSC 22000)
  2. Schedule IV – FSSAI
  3. SAP application
  4. Auditing knowledge
  5. Environmental Monitoring
  6. Cleaning Methods
  7. Well versed with Proficiency/Ring tests

Certificate: FSSC 22000/ ISO 9001/ISO/EC 17051, EIC Guideline

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are – dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.

Job Referal Code: B

Apply online by clicking here.

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