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Site Hygienist & Microbiology Analyst


Dubai, UAE

Ref: MP598-451

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Company Profile:

Every day, around the world, people reach for Unilever products. Our brands are trusted everywhere and, by listening to the people who buy them, we've grown into one of the world's most successful consumer goods companies. In fact, 150 million times a day, someone somewhere chooses a Unilever product.

Look in your fridge, or on the bathroom shelf, and you're bound to see one of our well-known brands. We create, market and distribute the products that people choose to feed their families and keep themselves and their homes clean and fresh.

Our Corporate Strategy aims to double the size of our business while reducing our environmental impact by 2020. As a result, in the months and years to come, we envisage many opportunities for our staff to progress and gain vital experience. It's never been such an exciting time to join the Unilever team.


Department: Supply Chain - Quality
Job Position: Site Hygienist & Microbiology Analyst
Reports to: Quality Assistant Manager - DPC
Location: DPC factory, UAE

Main purpose of the role:

- Assurance of the Quality conformity of Finished Goods.
- Assurance of Finished Goods compliance to microbiology limits.
- Site Hygiene compliance as per GMP.
- Ensure perfect implementation and execution of warehouse CRQS, Unilever and 3P
- Networking with Unilever and 3rd Party warehouses
- Coordinate with factories and warehouses for sampling plans, quality inspection and final decision on product release
- Training for relevant parties for quality requirements of finished goods and quality systems to ensure critical quality requirements

Key Accountabilities:

- Coordinate pre-shipment sampling process for all export customer from DPC
- Coordinate pre-shipment sampling process for shipment coming out of RDC
- Implement and execute warehouse CRQS for both Unilever and 3P as per CRQS standards
- Follow up on pre-shipment sampling, Consignment inspection and Warehouse CRQS deviations for improvements
- Assess product quality characteristics identified as specific for on-shelf and consumer use stability as per the product description
- Liaise with approved 3rd party laboratories for any specific quality parameters need to be tested where facilities are not available in house
- Compile FG inspection report and finalise "GO" "NO GO" decision for market release
- Coordinate with factories for sampling plans, quality inspection and final decision on market release
- Training for relevant parties for quality requirements of finished goods and quality systems to ensure critical quality requirements
- Any other assigned duties related to the job by the management
- Management of pest control system on site.
- Validation of Site Hygiene compliance through various zones checklists.

Key relationships

- Quality organization of the sourcing Unit (DPC)
- Finished goods warehouse organisation
- External testing organizations
- Quality organization, MSO


Key skills

- Language - English literacy
- Computer proficiency
- Negotiation skills
- Communication skills

Key Competencies

- Sampling plans and techniques
- Finished product analysis
- Quality assessment of FG
- Quality control
- Reporting and report writing

Relevant Experience

- 3 years+ experience in Quality control/ Quality Assurance
- Experience in Microbiology and Hygiene
- Experience in sampling and inspection

About the Company

Unilever is one of the leading FMCG company with 400 brands spanning 14 categories of home, personal care and foods products, no other company touches so many people's lives in so many different ways.

Our brand portfolio has made us leaders in every field in which we work. It ranges from much-loved world favourites including Lipton, Knorr, Dove and Omo, to trusted local brands such as Blue Band and Suave.

From comforting soups to warm a winter's day, to sensuous soaps that make you feel fabulous, our products help people get more out of life.

We're constantly enhancing our brands to deliver more intense, rewarding product experiences. We invest €1 billion every year in cutting edge research and development, and have five laboratories around the world that explore new thinking and techniques to help develop our products.

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