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Quality Technicians - several positions in Phoenix, AZ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  971311

Rapidly growing pharmaceutical company in Phoenix is looking to hire several Quality Technicians in our areas of Chemistry, Microbiology, and Manufacturing/Process Control. Duties will vary by department. We are expanding our workforce to keep up with production needs and are looking for quality, talented team members to join our team!  These positions will be working during the day on first shift and start as soon as qualified candidates are identified.  Join our team now and expand with our company as we grow!
Position Summary:
Ensure and assist with site-specific quality compliance according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) & specifications, quality review of documents, label control, assist with release activities and product inspections. 
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
Manufacturing area:
  • Perform product inspection for defects, leaks and particulates.
  • Perform environmental monitoring of personnel (as needed) and complete documentation. 
  • Assist in the manufacturing validations
  • Perform document review of activities such as cleaning records, line clearance forms and inventory sheets:
    • Verify that raw materials meet specification
    • Verify and account for labeling
    • Review temperature and BMS alarms
    • Verify that product test results meet specification limits
    • Verify that all documentation is complete
    • Document non-compliance and work with supervisor/lead if further investigation is needed 
  • Submit samples to the appropriate lab for particulate identification or microbial analysis.
  • Assist with equipment calibration program and maintenance record files.
  • Assist with raw material release and movement.
  • Under the direction of supervisor/lead, document and initiate quality events for deviation and complaint investigations.
  • Support internal & external audits.
  • Maintain quality records (equipment calibration and maintenance, training, deviation and complaint investigation, environmental monitoring, Certificate of Analysis, clean room certification etc.).
  • Participate in Quality Manager’s staff meetings

Microbiology area: duties will include some of the above tasks and also:
  • Buffer and media prep, sample dilutions and plating, reading counts and documenting results
  • Running an autoclave, environmental swabs and monitoring, other duties as assigned

Chemistry area: duties will include some of the above tasks and also:
  • Buffer and sample prep
  • Washing glassware
  • pH, titrations, lab supply ordering, general lab support activities as assigned

Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Certification/Etc:
  • Minimum of High School Diploma/GED with work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a quality or manufacturing department of a pharmaceutical, Medical Device or related industry

  • Experienced in laboratory or aseptic operations.
  • Experience within a regulated environment
  • Associates/BS Degree in a scientific discipline (Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry) and no industry experience is also encouraged to apply

Apply today for immediate consideration to
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