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Jr. Quality Assurance Technician

  • Location: Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Scientific
  • Start Date: 2021-08-25
  • Job Ref: 21-17657

 POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT: The QA Inspector I will be responsible for all incoming finished product received at Memphis Distribution Center , which will be inspected and released based on specifications. The Quality Assurance Inspector I will be responsible to pull all reserve samples as needed. In addition, the Quality Assurance Inspector I will be responsible to review all Certificate of Analysis of products produced by our Contract Manufacturers, which need to be documented and properly stored.

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
Perform incoming inspection of products receive at MEDC and use the Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) to implement QA procedures.
Ensure that the physical inspection of finished products received are in conformance with specifications.
Review Certificate of Analysis to ensure that all test results of released product are in conformance with specifications.
Create non-conformance reports (NCRs) for products that do not meet specifications.
Coordinate processes to ensure that any rejected product is quarantined and remove from receiving/affected location and notify the appropriate departments via email.
Document and pull reserve samples of each lot of product after inspection.
Implement line clearance inspection, in-process inspection, and final inspection of finished products in the rework area.
Create inspection logs of incoming finished products using Product Lifecycle Management software (AGILE) as well as in Excel format. Perform transaction activities in Oracle during the inspection process.
Ensure that Certificates of Analysis are saved and uploaded in the Quality Assurance Portal
Perform Material Review Inspections of Returned Dietary Supplements using Returned Material Authorization (RMA) software.
Other assigned duties

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Be a team performer and be able to communicate in a timely and effective manner with all staff levels and executive management.
Demonstrated leadership skills as well as teamwork collaboration; aligns work with people.
Organize workload for efficient execution.
Strong customer service skills
Familiar with Microsoft Office and basic typing skills
Be able to interact with customers, vendors, visitors, and other dignitaries with sensitivity to cultural diversity.
Be able to solve practical problems and carry out responsibility under general supervision.

Experience:
2+ years experience in a Quality Inspector or Quality Assurance position
Knowledge on AQL procedures

Education:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
2+ years of experience working in a dietary supplement, food supplements or cosmetic industry.
Knowledge of line clearance and in-process check procedures.
Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
Prior experience with the Agile system (Oracle based)
4+ years experience in a Quality Inspector or Quality Assurance role
pH testing equipment/Calibration
Forklift Certification

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: In general, the following physical demands 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 allow differently abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.

Must be able to see, hear, speak, and write clearly to communicate with employees and/or other customers.
Manual dexterity required.
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1Sedentary: Limited activity, no lifting, limited walking 0Moderate: Mostly standing, walking, bending, frequent lifting
0Light: Office work, some lifting, considerable walking 0Arduous: Heavy lifting, bending, crawling, climbing

WORK ENVIRONMENT: In general, the following conditions of the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job within the environment.

The office is clean, orderly, properly lighted, and ventilated.
Noise levels are considered low to moderate.

In this position you may be exposed to the following environmental conditions: