Lead Microbiologist (Groveport Facility)

Groveport, 4400 South Hamilton Rd, Groveport, Ohio, United States of America Req #1463
Thursday, May 6, 2021
KDC is a network of best-in-class custom formulators and manufacturers of color cosmetics, skincare, haircare, bath & body, fragrance, deodorant, home, health, industrial, and auto care products. KDC delivers high-touch innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market to well-known and emerging beauty, personal, and specialty companies from coast to coast. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Québec. In addition, KDC has 10 operating facilities located throughout North America. Altogether, the company employs nearly 4,800 talented and dedicated employees in North America.

Lead Microbiologist


  • Location – Groveport, OH
  • Competitive Wages/Salary
  • Health/Vision/Dental/401k/bonus potential!
  • Sign-On Bonuses!
  • Immediate opening


About us


KDC is currently hiring at our Central Ohio locations in both Groveport and New Albany, Ohio! Part of the KDC/One network we are a best-in-class leading producer of specialty and personal care products.  Our locations are accessible with easy commute located on RT. 33/Hamilton Rd in Groveport and RT. 161/Beech Rd. in New Albany. Excellent Opportunities with Competitive wages from entry level, semi and skilled trade positions. As an essential business we are continuing to grow our team and are excited to have you be a part of the KDC Team!


This position is responsible for:

  • Works with plant personnel to develop and manage all aspects of the Master Sanitation Plan goals and objectives.
  • Provide guidance to daily micro lab operations and processes
  • Directs the investigation related to cleaning and sanitization.
  • Supervises CIP and COP changeovers and shutdowns.
  • Authoring and revising site Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for cleaning.
  • Directs housekeeping and cleaning programs.
  • Qualifies the effectiveness of cleaning procedures.
  • Understands and adheres to Environmental, Occupational and Health and Safety requirements.
  • Understands and adheres to all Quality, Good Manufacturing practices, micro cleaning and sanitization standards and guidelines.
  • Conducts/Participates in staff training of site sanitation procedures.
  • Regularly audits manufacturing and production by compiling an annual audit schedule.
  • Determines the frequency of “super” cleaning of equipment used for micro sensitive products.
  • Participates in company continuous improvement initiatives by seeking out new opportunities related to cleaning and sanitization.
  • Other duties as assigned.


What are we looking for?

  • B.S. in Biology, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Experience with laboratory, manufacturing, filling and packaging of liquid products.
  • Four to six years relevant industry experience


KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. I understand that KDC-One requires the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test as a condition of employment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Indirect
  • Groveport, 4400 South Hamilton Rd, Groveport, Ohio, United States of America