Receiving Raw Material Inspector

Richmond, CA, United States
Sep 01, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Responsible for inspecting all receiving raw materials at warehouse that are used in production according to the Raw Material inspection procedures and Raw Material Specifications (RMS).

Essential Duties and Responsbilities:

  • Perform visual inspections of incoming materials per Company's inspection standard operating procedures.
  • Review the certificates of Quality for each received material to meet the Raw Material Specification (RMS) requirements.
  • Author SOPs for raw materials specification and inspection.
  • Mange the inventory and the status of received materials.
  • Record deficiencies associated with each lot received under the supplier quality history trending program.
  • Review all inspection records to ensure entries are correct and completely filled out.
  • Stack/load pallets and transport material by operating various types of material handling equipment (e.g. forklift, electric pallet jack).
  • Responsibilities for equipment maintenance and calibration, housekeeping, and other support functions (e.g., inventory of consumables and reagents).
  • Maintain sample logs on a daily basis to ensure timely testing and tracking of all samples.
  • Strict adherence to procedures and practices according to FDA regulations.
  • Strong emphasis on documentation according to FDA regulations.
  • Adhere to all company safety procedures and standards with the understanding that all injuries are preventable through appropriate risk reduction .
  • Help warehouse personnel when help is needed to receive material from the vendor.

Required Experience / Skills

  • Associate's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or closely related scientific discipline is required.
  • Related 3-5 years of experience in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated environment is preferred.
  • Must be proactive, results oriented, and have strong attention to detail.
  • Requires a basic understanding of quality inspection and verification / testing of incoming raw materials.
  • Forklift experience (stand up or sit down) in a warehouse environment is preferred.
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and the ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to make structured decisions on a routine basis.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Location: Richmond, CA 94806

Work authorization: United States (Required)