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Shift Quality Resource - Night Shift

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Internship, Science/Research, English

Job Description:

No Relocation Assistance Offered

# 159757 - Clinton, Oklahoma, United States

Who We Are

Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom's of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill's Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children's oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!

Job Summary

The purpose of the job is to provide support to the Plant Quality Team by completing quality-related tasks in respect to the testing of inbound raw materials, the sampling and testing of in-process finished goods, compositing finished product samples for microbiological testing, recording and organizing data. Meet objectives established to achieve Key Performance Indicators and fulfill internal and external regulatory requirements. Continuously improve processes and procedures to further quality initiatives across the facility. Identify and report Food Safety issues to management. Understand and comply with Hill's policies, safety standards, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Food Safety.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

* Complete routine analytical chemical testing while maintaining good laboratory practices and working safely. Analyze ingredients and finished products for the analytes specified in the product or ingredient specification utilizing approved lab methods.

* Provide assistance for the following programs to ensure timely completion and accurate documentation: Lab Equipment Calibration and Verification programs, Check Sample programs, IQ/OQ/PQ documents, Laboratory Training program, Lab Audit Checklist/Quality Practices, Laboratory Safety Audit, Laboratory Sanitation, and Retention program of ingredients and finished products.

* Organize data and results of finished product analytical and Positive Release programs to facilitate timely release of product in compliance with the finished product release SOP.

* Maintain reference samples for all finished products , ingredients and conduct finished product packaging testing as required.

* Assist with completion of non-conformances, deviations and waivers as required

Education/ Experience Requirements

* Required

* HS Diploma or equivalent

* 1 + year practical working experience with Good Laboratory Practices, including general understanding of safe laboratory procedures.

* Ability to provide support on all shifts, including nights and weekends as needed


* Bachelors of Science in Chemistry, Biology or other science related field.

* 1+ year of previous quality/food science experience in a manufacturing environment

* Prior work experience in a college level laboratory or a Co-op or intern experience in a lab.

* Familiarity with lab "testing" and/or microbial testing procedure.

Expected Areas of Skills

* Computer application experience in Google / Microsoft systems

* Planning, prioritizing and organizational skills/project management skills

* Strong interpersonal and communications skills

* Problem assessment and problem solving skills

* Independent and Teamwork capabilities

* Proficient in reviewing and interpreting data

* Excellent ability to multitask and prioritize duties

* Excellent attention to detail

* Excellent at using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with processes and standards.

* Ability to bend, stoop, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climb, handle/use potentially hazardous chemicals, and lift up to 50 lbs

* Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes, such as hot to cold, dust, dirt and chemicals.

* Standing on a concrete floor

* Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, beard net, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes and uniform)

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Range $17.85 - $21.00 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

* Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.

* Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements

* Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually - prorated from start date

* Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually

* Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year

* Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

Our Commitment to Sustainability

With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving our purpose starts with our people - ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve -and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

For additional Colgate terms and conditions, please click here.


Source: Company website
Posted on: 16 Apr 2024
Type of job: Internship
Industry: Consumer Goods
Languages: English
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