Quality Control Associate

Santa Clara, California
$38,000 to $42,000 based on experience
Apr 27, 2018
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The nature of LIN ZHI INTERNATIONAL’s business dictates that personnel must remain flexible with the ability to accept responsibilities within their educational and training levels. These may be different from those stated on their ‘Terms of Employment’.


Quality Control Associate


Production Manager


The Quality Control (QC) Associate is responsible for the qualification of raw materials, in progress items, finished goods and equipment. Materials will be tested at all phases of production to measure their characteristics and to ensure they conform to specifications.


- QC inspection of raw materials, in process items, finished goods, outgoing shipments and received goods to ensure specifications are met.

- QC testing of production retains to ensure shelf-life of product.

- Review and perform maintenance, calibration, qualification, and all other work which is performed to ensure the equipment used is in compliance.

- Perform and/or design QC stability studies, investigate, and troubleshoot product issues.

- Shared responsibility of product complaint investigation with Customer Service/Technical Support Associate.

- Generate Certificate of Analysis and QC memorandums and properly document and maintain records. - Procedure development and protocol writing.

- Undergo training for immunoassay reagent and calibrator production.

- Tasks divided to approximately 90% QC responsibilities and 10% Production Chemistry.

- Production work entails formulation of calibrator and buffer solutions, manufacturing of enzyme immunoassays and product packaging.

- General lab and equipment preventative maintenance.

- Maintain a clean, sanitary work place, including washing glassware and bulk containers.

- Follow Standard Operating Procedure guidelines.

- Meet production deadlines and manage multiple projects.

- Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company’s policies and practices.

* Additional duties may be added as the need arises


- B.A., B.S., or M.S. in biology related field or equivalent.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

- Must be detail oriented and excellent at record keeping.

- Able to think critically and analyze basic data.

- Must be able to lift/move up to 40 pounds.

- Familiarity with a laboratory setting and basic handling of lab related materials is preferred.

- Understands basic calculations of concentrations and dilutions.

- Applicants should be well-versed in the use of the internet/email, Microsoft Word, and Excel.