Función del empleo: Operations

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: North Little Rock, AR

País: United States

For more than a century, L’Oreal has devoted its energy, innovation and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. A business rich in meaning, it enables all individuals to express their personalities, gain self-confidence and open up to others. Beauty is our language, a universal language.  Joining L’Oreal means joining our mission of offering women and men worldwide the best innovation by meeting the infinite diversity of beauty needs and desires all over the world. A company founded on Science, we continually explore new territories and invent products of the future, while drawing inspiration from beauty rituals the world over. Our formula: Diversity Plus Inclusion equals Innovation and Success. Drawing on the diversity of our multinational teams and the richness and the complementary of our brand portfolio, Beauty remains our commitment.  L’Oréal has made the universalization of beauty its project for the years to come, offering beauty for all.  At the heart of our activities lies the ambition to lead by example with high ethical standards and the determination to be seen as a good corporate citizen with goals that are not only business oriented but socially responsible.  As a leader, we must preserve the beauty of the planet and contribute to the well-being of our employees and of the communities in which we are present. We invite you to explore the opportunities to help us perform this important mission.


Job Summary:

The Plant Hygienist position provides assurance that all facets of hygiene including: cleaning processes, systems, equipment, personnel/training that are used in manufacturing operations are at the highest level of efficacy, efficiency, and conformance to all procedures and regulations both internally and externally. Additionally, the hygiene role supports the plant by ensuring that the hygiene controls in place are making their maximum contribution to overall quality, manufacturing, environmental and all other applicable goals of the plant and organization.  The Plant Hygienist also contributes to the Quality Assurance group by maintaining programs vital to the overall compliance to regulatory bodies and ISO standards.

Key Job Accountabilities:


  • Develop and Maintain Site Cleaning and Sanitization Master Plan.
  • Work with Research and Development, Pilot (US and France) to ensure efficiency of cleaning recipes;
  • Collaborate with other hygienists to develop best practices for cleaning and sanitization.
  • Develop cleaning and sanitization work instructions for production equipment in compliance with DGO standards.  Update existing instructions as needed.
  • Execute validations of all manufacturing cleaning and sanitization work instructions using DGO guidelines.
  • Develop and/or Participate in continuous improvement projects to aid in the reduction of water usage, chemical sanitization etc..
  • Collaborate with cross functional team on all Out of Specification microbiological issues.
  • Set up and maintain Clean in Place recipes in processing equipment
  • Accountable as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for internal and external audits


  • Provide guidance to the Units of Production during design phase when purchasing new equipment with regards to cleaning and sanitization requirements.
  • Provide guidance to hygienic design of equipment for product contact surfaces.
  • Provide training as SME to engineers on hygienic design of equipment. 


  • Maintain chemical hygiene plan compliance
  • Provide training to applicable employees.
  • Accountable as SME for internal and external audits


  • Perform quarterly review of RO water distribution system
    • Micro testing results
    • TOC testing result
    • Facility monitoring checklists
    • Maintain data in accessible database
  • Participate as quality SME for change management to the system
  • Accountable as SME for internal and external audits


  • Review new formulations and provide risk analysis to determine:
  • If cleaning validation is required.
  • Eligibility for back to back processing and/or filling program


  • Execute weekly environmental monitoring of manufacturing facility
  • Provide trending reports of results
  • Review facility temperature and humidity monitoring monthly reports
  • Responsible for providing quality risk analysis and investigations for any Out of Trend environmental results. 
  • Responsible for the implementation of solutions and corrective actions.
  • Escalate issues to management
  • Accountable as SME for internal and external audits


  • Maintain compliance to Corporate (DGO) back to back (B2B) program
  • Perform analysis on formulations for inclusion into the program
  • Write and execute protocols for B2B validations
  • Ensure adherence through internal auditing


  • Maintain and monitor pest control program
    • Review reports
    • Escalate issues to management.
    • Provide risk assessment for Out of Trend results
    • Contact person for service provider
    • Ensure adherence to contract and DGO requirements.
  • Accountable as SME for internal and external audits.


  • Perform internal audits as directed
  • Conduct general CGMP training as directed
  • Perform special projects
  • Active engagement in Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality (SHEQ) special events.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable Regulatory, Corporate and Internal requirements with regards to the above mentioned functions.
  • Active participation in all required SHEQ programs.  Including but not limited to MESUR, SIO, QIO.

Required Experience/Training: 

  • Bachelor degree in Science related field  (preferable Chemical Engineering);
  • 1 to 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment working with processing equipment and chemicals required
  • Experience in performance of risk analysis required
  • Industrial microbiology knowledge required
  • Working knowledge of CGMP and ISO9001 standards strongly desired.
  • Computer Skills and programs:  Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint – Required) (Microsoft Project – desired)
  • This summary describes the general nature of work to be performed and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of an incumbent in this position. 
 Competencies Required:
  • Entrepreneurially spirited; strong work ethic and customer driven
  • Flexibility and adaptability in an evolving business environment
  • Strong analytical & organizational skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proven ability in building professional relationships, strong interpersonal and communication skills

Technical / Professional

  • Ability to compose technical documents
  • Ability to communicate scientific information in a clear and concise manner
  • Excellent computer skills with advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 
  • Must be able to interact effectively – both internally and externally   
  • Ability to manage in complex situation often needing to deliver innovative results. 
  • Must be willing to travel overnight
  • Demonstrated success in persuasion, influence and negotiation skills
  • Results Oriented
  • Industry Specific Knowledge a plus

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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