Quality Control Technician - 3rd Shift

Myerstown, PA, United States
Apr 16, 2018
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Quality Control Technician - 3rd Shift, are to:

  • Review non-conformance of production operations and equipment/materials with supervisor in charge of area to assist with investigation and correction of problem. Perform resamples and over checks to assist in problem investigation;
  • Operate automated walkie-stacker with skids of raw materials or bulk to raw material sampling room in order to perform sampling and quality assurance evaluation of raw materials and bulks: summarize documents and report results;
  • Collect raw material samples, selected intermediates, finished package and stability samples and resamples according to SOPs; Collect, sort according to active/excipient class, & transport raw material samples;
  • Perform required testing of packaging components, work in process (WIP), finished goods, and sample raw materials to ensure that approved specifications are met; Utilize various instruments and equipment for qualitative and/or quantitative analysis. Calibrate equipment as required according to SOPs;
  • Use high degree of precision and accuracy, record, evaluate, report, and approve satisfactory test results into the current business operating system (i.e. LIMS, MES and/or SAP). Report all non-compliance test situations to supervisor for further evaluation; Provide monthly statistics for raw materials, packaging orders, and components;
  • Monitor production schedule and collect samples for all SKUs; Audit production areas, such as equipment and ancillary apparatus/materials, for cleanliness, proper identification, and suitability for processing; Provide quality assurance information and training to line (Hourly personnel) through SOP interpretation, packaging line/raw material/component/warehouse issues and resolution; Collaborate with Packaging Supervisors to provide direction on inspection criteria for line quality issues;
  • Prepare and/or maintain records and documentation associated with samples (i.e. log book, labels) and label materials with appropriate status indicators;
  • Maintain finished goods retain sample room and perform annual review of finished good retains;
  • Review PI (Process Instructions) lists for all packaging orders and assemble orders for auditing;
  • Create and approve specification sheets for secondary packaging components;
  • Audit QA Logbooks on monthly basis;
  • Maintain Product Display Cases for the site;
  • Assist in maintenance of active SKU files;
  • Process HOLD reports and provide information to Supplier QA for raw materials and packaging components;
  • Travel to offsite distribution center and warehouse as needed to support business demands;
  • Verify segregation of materials as requested QA Documentation; and Raw Material OOS (Out of Specification) rejections as requested by QA Lab;
  • Coordinate site-wide pest control;
  • Investigate and coordinate retest requests through SAP and provide results to warehouse, dispensing, Supply Chain, and laboratory;
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • High School degree or GED with at least two (2) years of post-high school education and at least two (2) years' experience in a Quality Assurance/Quality Control role. QA/QC role is defined as demonstrated ability to successfully interpret and apply cGMPs in a production environment;
  • Good interpretive judgment regarding conformance of components, processes, and products required. Must be able to fluently read, write, and speak English; ability to understand verbal and written instructions;
  • Excellent organizational skills, high degree of accuracy in testing, accuracy in completing paperwork, and have legible handwriting;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and have the demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment;
  • Demonstrated ability in written and oral communications, as well as good observation skills;.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately perform basic mathematics;
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety and personal protective equipment (PPE);
  • Previous experience working in good manufacturing practices (GMP) and/or government regulated industry;
  • Personal Computer (PC) skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to safely operate an automated walkie-stacker to transfer skids of raw materials and bulk in and out of raw material sampling rooms is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree;
  • Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), quality assurance terminology, statistical techniques, production processes, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL), and monographs /specification sheets;
  • Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, SAP, and MES experience.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: PA-Myerstown