NATURE & SCOPE
Performs line inspections and quality control functions as assigned by the Quality Control Supervisor and/or Quality Control Manager to assure all products manufactured by Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes meet established standards for purity, composition and quality.
The responsibilities of the Quality Control Laboratory Technician include; but are not limited to, the following:
• Attendance and attention to detail are keys of performing the job.
• Use of PPE is required if working in Manufacturing areas.
• Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License
Quality Control Responsibilities:
• Assists in policy and procedural compliance throughout the manufacturing process as related to established quality standards.
• Performs pre-operation line approval in all production areas.
• Takes weight checks periodically to determine that Encapsulating/tableting machines are properly dosing.
• Inspects in-process and finished product for defects and gathers samples for testing.
• Performs any additional customer required quality control checks in Production to assure compliance with established specifications.
• Assist as needed, the sampling and releasing of incoming raw materials.
• Assists in maintaining and retaining samples of raw materials and finished goods in an orderly manner.
• Performs environmental sanitation sampling.
• Assist Quality Control Supervisor in maintaining Quality Control Hold Log and keeping designated Quality Control hold areas organized.
• Assist as needed in the monthly retest or sampling of materials.
• Release products to ship as required, after all batch records have been reviewed & approved, and all testing is completed.
• Complete verification of order approval for Scheduling.
• Assist in equipment IQ/OQ completion.
• Assist with investigations, collection and storage of retain samples.
• Checks all packaging (Bulk powder) work orders against the PFL’s.
• Approve work order folders for Scheduling.
• Minimum – High School Diploma or GED
• Preferred – Prior knowledge of raw materials and computer experience is helpful.
• Quality Control and knowledge of cGMP/GLP standard operating procedures
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondance.
• Good inter-departmental communication skills, both written and oral are necessary.
• Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
• Must possess a valid US driver’s license.
• Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds and move up to 250 pounds using a pallet jack or other similar tools.
• Specific vision abilities required include close-up and color vision.
• Must be very detail oriented.