The Quality Control Technician focuses on the performance of analytical testing activities within the QC Chemistry lab. The Quality Control Technician is responsible for testing intermediate and finished chemical products, analyzing the results of Quality Control testing and comparing results to established specification and customer requirements. In addition, the Quality Control Technician performs testing and/or review of incoming goods. This position reports to the Manager of QC Chemistry.
•Completing analytical Quality Control activities for chemical products in accordance with established procedures.
•Ensuring products tested adhere to established specifications and customer requirements for product release.
•Recommending product disposition and updating records associated with chemical products and incoming goods for review by QC management and Quality Assurance.
•Operating and maintaining standard equipment within the QC Chemistry laboratory (e.g. DNA synthesizers, HPLCs, spectrophotometers, IR, pH meters, Karl Fisher apparatus and Mass Spectrometers).
•Performing general laboratory maintenance and upkeep activities (e.g. loading buffers onto instruments, cleaning of the laboratory, etc.).
•Labeling products and incoming goods with an appropriate status label after product disposition (e.g. Approved, Rejected, etc).
•Interacting directly with the Manager of QC Chemistry to understand testing prioritization and obtain daily assignments.
•Performing standard laboratory operations, including but not limited to: dispensing chemicals, performing volumetric and gravimetric measurements, performing dilutions and preparing solutions for use in the QC Chemistry lab.
•Assisting in verifying and documenting Quality Control activities and procedures.
•May be called upon to draft or revise documentation associated with the Chemical QC process.
•Other duties, as assigned.