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Thorne Research, Inc Quality Micro Analyst in Summerville, South Carolina

readySCIn Cooperation WithTrident Technical Collegeis assisting with the recruitment and training forThorne ResearchThorne Researchs mission is to redefine what it means to be well and to continue to push the limits of human potential. Their belief is that good health can always be made better. Because no one should be limited by a definition of health that is anything less than optimal. Finding out what your body needs is only half the solution. Giving it to you is the other half. They offer personal at-home tests to help understand your health and supplements to unlock your full potential.Potential employment opportunities exist for:Quality Control Micro AnalystPOSITION SUMMARY:The Encapsulation Operator follows Production Department procedures and performs specific duties based on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) for the Production Department.RESPONSIBILITIES:Become thoroughly knowledgeable of the applicable provisions of Thorne Researchs Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and maintains knowledge base on an ongoing, timely basis as procedural changes occur without relying on management intervention or direction.Know and follow the Quality Control (QC) Department policies and procedures and Thorne Research policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.Follow Laboratory procedures and attention to detail is essential.At work as scheduled, starts work at the beginning of a shift, is on time to meetings, complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, and works overtime as required.Attention to detail in all aspects of lab procedures, follows department procedures and company policy, and complete all paperwork accurately, neatly, and fully.Perform the testing of raw materials and finished products to ensure materials are of acceptable microbiological quality and free from objectionable microorganisms.Demonstrate initiative and job knowledge by suggesting ideas, discovering new and better ways of accomplishing goals. Finds innovative, well thought-out solutions to problems.Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations of oversight agencies such as FDA, TGA, and NSF, as well as all company policies and procedures.Perform laboratory housekeeping and cleaning duties.Assist with departmental needs and vacancies.Employee gets along with co-workers and supervisors. Employee responds appropriately to criticism and instructions from supervisors. Employee follows the Standards of Conduct as outlined in the latest version of the Thorne Research Employee Handbook.Employee ensures that all microbiology testing equipment is operational, well maintained, and accurately calibrated.Maintain inventory and oversees the ordering of microbiology testing supplies and equipment.Must be able to prioritize their work for the day (week) and follow through with that plan under minimal supervision.Maintain records of all microbiology tests performed and their corresponding results.Demonstrate competency in traditional microbiology techniques including sterile technique, streaking surface-plates for isolated colonies, calculating cell titers, conducting serial dilutions, and plating product suspensions.Forecast need for microbiological media and prepares new media accordingly.Seek formal and informal performance assessments of self, including performance