Quality Control Technician

To be considered for this position please complete the following application Quality Control Technician

SUMMARY: Under general supervision of both Quality and Biology departments, performs a variety of routine laboratory operations in quality assurance or research setting to support the release of company products. Duties include creating, maintenance and inventory management of standard reagents and materials to test company products prior to release to customers. The candidate must  be able to follow Company Standard Operating Procedures, receiving inspection of incoming materials, make quantitative and qualitative measurements, perform routine quantitative and qualitative biological and/or chemical analytical tests, perform routine calculations and determination of pass and fail criteria, ensure paperwork is complete and correctly documented.  The candidate shall use a variety of standard molecular biology laboratory equipment and materials.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform laboratory work according to prescribed standards
  • Perform work under the company’s Quality System
  • Perform work according to applicable GDP/GLP standards
  • Preparation of reagents and materials for quality control release testing of products
  • Maintain inventory of standard reagents and materials to support release testing
  • Set up, adjust, and operate laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Testing of company hardware devices
  • Testing of company consumable products
    • DNA/RNA extraction devices
    • Real-Time PCR assays
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Organize data within Quality Management System
  • Maintenance and cleaning of laboratory work spaces
  • Calibrate laboratory instruments

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:

Education: Typically requires bachelor’s degree in related field; however, additional related work experience will be considered in lieu of education requirement.

Experience: Typically requires a minimum of 2 years of DIRECTLY RELATED experience.

Skills:

·       DNA/RNA extraction

·       Real-Time PCR

·       Molecular biology bench skill set and familiarity (pipetting, sterile technique, etc.)

·       Excellent attention to detail

·       Excellent organizational and documentation skills

·       Microsoft Office proficiency

·       Preparation of chemicals and reagents

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