Officer - QA



Quality Assurance
Jhagadia, Gujarat0, India
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024


To conduct the Microbiological analysis for Raw Material, Packing Material, In process product, Finished Product, Environmental Monitoring samples as per sample plan and conduct the test according to AN methods and BIS and report the results. Jhagadia site will have wet processing section, Evaporator section, Drier section, Dry blending section, the in combat will have to provide microbiological analysis and feedback support to all the sections of manufacturing in the shifts

Major responsibilities:

• Responsible collect the ingredients, EMP, Packaging, in process samples and finished product samples as per sample plan and conduct the test as per AN methods

• Responsible for analysis of all the BIS approved products as per BIS methods and release the batches.

• Responsible for preparation and sterilization microbiological media, according to AN and BIS methods requirement and conduct growth promotion testing as per AN method and record the results.

• Responsible for Tracking of Laboratory consumption of ready to use 70% IPA and lab cleaning solution for each month.

• Responsible for Tracking, Weekly Biological indicator test for Autoclave as per Schedule.

• Responsible for Decontamination of Bio-hazard waste generated from micro lab.

• Responsible for conduct the routine calibration / Verification for glassware and equipment's.

• Responsible for compositing the FP and RM as per method followed by GLP.

• Strictly follow the GDP to avoid the errors during documentation.

• Maintain the 5S in Micro lab religiously

• Maintain the raw data for all the test parameters and record keeping.

• Follow the GHK practices in the lab and monitor the routine cleaning practices.

• Any deviation observed like OOS, OAL immediately informed to Supervisor or Lab Managerl.

• Record keeping to be followed as per retention policy.

• Handling of additions projects as per management directions.

• Complete the compliancewire training as per schedule time without fail

• Idea generation and implementation.


Adaptability, Innovation, Initiative, Teamwork, Integrity

• Interpersonal skills in order to have healthy relationship with colleagues working in different functions at site.

• Communication skills in order to understand and provide necessary feedback or solutions within the QA team and internal customers

• Ensure self and team members consistently follow all EHS rules and procedures.

• Ensure self and team members should always wear necessary PPE without fail during working in lab and factory.


• Postgraduate in Microbiology / Dairy Microbiology with 1-2 years' experience in food industry or Graduate in Microbiology with 3-4 years' experience in food industry requirements.


Hands on experience on BAM, APHA, AOAC and BIS microbiological methods for Nutritional powders.

• Knowledge of microbiological procedures/ operating methods of equipment and Food Safety Management Systems

• Knowledge of QA checks regarding RM, PM, IP, FM and EMP checks.

• Knowledge of safety aspects of Micro Lab and GLP req


The Job Holder is responsible to follow good laboratory practices and Good Documentation Practices and sholud be responsible of Microbiology function within Abbott Nutrition Supply chain Jhagadia