Job Title: Quality Control Technician 1
Job Summary: The Quality Control Technician is
responsible for following the company quality control program,
which includes inspection of incoming materials, production lines,
in process inspection, dispensing of raw materials to production
and some laboratory analysis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
A Quality Control Technician shall follow and help establish
procedures for maintaining high standards of product quality,
reliability, and safety.
Functions include but are not limited to:
- Proper handling of chemicals, including hazardous
materials, according to lab chemical hygiene plan
- Inspection and documentation of incoming containers, closures
- Sample, test and approval of incoming raw materials.
- Sample, inspect, and analyze finished product.
- Communicate with Production, Regulatory Affairs, Quality
Assurance regarding the disposition of raw materials and finished
- Perform on-line product inspections and document findings.
- Production equipment inspections
- Miscellaneous clerical functions pertaining to QC records
- Assisting in weighing out and dispensing raw materials to
- Perform equipment calibration and maintenance, as
- Assist in the cleaning and organization of the
- Perform other duties as
This individual is part of the CGMP Team and Fulfillment Team,
which is concerned with product quality and safety. The candidate
must be well organized and have a keen eye for detail. He/she must
be a team player who can communicate effectively both orally and in
Knowledge and Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Ability to write routine
reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively
before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions,
area, circumference, volume, use scientific notation, unit
factoring and unit conversion. Ability to apply basic concepts of
algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to
deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have
intermediate computer skills including: word processing,
spreadsheet programs and database management.
Oral Communication Skills
Education and Work Experience:
An Associate's Degree in one of the sciences or 2 years
equivalent experience. The candidate should also be proficient in
MS Word and Excel. Preferred experience includes: Quality Control,
Quality Assurance or Inspection, at a GMP, FDA or USDA regulated
facility. Familiar with 21 CFR 210 and 211, cGMP of Drugs and
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50
pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee
is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands
and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is
occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop and kneel.