Quality Control Lab Technician I

Quality Control Lab Technician I

Description Summary 

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Responsible for performing assays, monitoring and setups essential for the Quality Control and Quality Assurance operations. These processes are essential for GMP-regulated dietary supplement products. Employees in this position will work a designated schedule, including weekends.

Supervisory Responsibilities 

This is not a supervisory position.

Essential Job Responsibilities 

∙ Performs a variety of analytical, chemical and microbiological assays necessary for quality assurance.

∙ Conducts in-process GMP/HACCP monitoring and Quality Control sign-off for room release (necessary for quality assurance of the product).

∙ Compiles batch record documents. Conducts detailed review of records to ensure accuracy, completeness and appropriate disposition.

∙ Performs setup of laboratory assays including autoclaving, and preparation of media, standards, and enzymes.  

∙ Performs daily and monthly GMP inspections of the process buildings and grounds.

∙ Responsible for the organization of chemicals, chemical inventory, and general lab cleaning. Restocks lab supplies as needed.

∙ Generates accurate, reliable data and transfers to all recordkeeping locations.

∙ Record and transfer data onto computer or onto appropriate lab documents.

∙ Performs sampling, testing, and approval of incoming materials and in-process samples.

Other Duties 

∙ Implements GMP training in work environment.

∙ Generates certificates of analysis.

∙ Maintains safe and clean laboratory.

∙ Generates purchase orders.

∙ Performs other duties that may be assigned.

Physical Demands 

This position requires standing and working at a lab bench as well as sitting at a computer. May  include occasional lifting of up to 40 pounds.

Working Conditions 

Work is primarily performed in a laboratory environment.

Minimum Qualifications 

∙ Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Marine Science or relevant discipline preferred and two years of laboratory experience preferred. An Associate’s degree in a relevant discipline and three years of laboratory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

∙ Work experience with analytical instruments and techniques (HPLC and ICP/MS) preferred.

∙ Proficiency with PC-based computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

∙ Excellent organizational, administrative and time management skills, as well as attention to  detail.

∙ Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes in work assignments.

∙ Able to work independently as well as part of a team.

∙ Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

∙ Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Management reserves the right to change this job with or without notice.

To apply for this job email your details to resume@cyanotech.com