• Quality Control Floor Staff (QCFS) Packaging

    Location US-WA-Ridgefield
    Job ID
    2018-11300
    Function
    Quality Assurance
    Department
    Vitamin - Production Quality Control
  • Overview

    We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Quality Control Floor Staff (QCFS) in our Packaging department at our Ridgefield, WA facility.  This position is available on our 3rd shift, which works Friday through Sunday and every other Thursday from 5:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


     


    This position is responsible for performing specialized and routine production inspection activities according to established standard operating procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements.

    Responsibilities


    • Provide assistance for all questions regarding quality defects.

    • Audit all areas for quality and GMP conformance.

    • Ensure batch documentation is filled out according to requirements.

    • Updates and/or completes documentation/logs as required, including observation reports.

    • May photocopy, sort, and/or file documents or reports as requested.

    • Record manually or on the computer and file documentation for applicable quality records.

    • Inform Quality Control Lead or Supervisor on all personnel issues.

    • Identify and implement improvements to the Quality Control procedures as needed.

    • Perform the following according to exact established procedures:

      • Equipment checks

      • Weight checks

      • Facility sanitation

      • Packaging quality

      • Lot and Code dates



    • Demonstrates a working knowledge of production equipment (processing and packaging equipment) and its related impact on overall quality.

    • Identify urgent quality situations, assess the nature of the problem, contain, resolve or recommend action quickly.

    • Ensures all personnel in the clean rooms and production areas are wearing the proper attire.

    • Ensure proper cleaning is performed prior to next production run.

    • Ensures the line clearance inspection is performed and documented before each production run and inspects the production area to ensure that all components from previous run are removed before another production run is started.

    • Checks the Equipment Use Log to ensure it is correctly and completely filled out before each production run.

    • Ability to verify the packaging materials and bulk match the Work Order, Bill of Materials (BOM), and actual kit.

    • Stops the lines immediately if a discrepancy is found, contacts the Quality Control Lead or Supervisor and helps to perform an investigation.

    • Responsible for pulling quality samples, in a sanitary manner, at all applicable production steps which includes but is not limited to finished product reserve samples for lab testing and retention.

    • Ensures the correct label is being used per the BOM and the lot number as well as expiration date is printed on the labels correctly.

    • Verifies quantities, weights, seal adherence, bottle type, cap size and color, carton, and all other materials adhere to specifications.

    • Performs other related duties as required.

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate must possess a High school diploma or GED and/or any equivalent combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job. A preference will be toward candidates with previous Quality Control experience in an FDA regulated industry.  The candidate’s experience should include the following areas:


     



    • Knowledge and good understanding of 21 CFR 111 GMP for Dietary Supplements and NSF – ANSI 173.

    • Ability to read, understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

    • Ability to analyze complex quality system requirements and handle multiple tasks.

    • Ability to sort, check, count and verify numbers.

    • Ability to prepare routine administrative documentation.

    • Ability to receive, track and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment.

    • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.

    • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.

    • Good problem-solving skills.

    • Good interpersonal, verbal and written skills.

    • Ability to define problems, collect data, and establish facts rather than opinions.

    • Ability to comply with standards and procedures.

    • Ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment and clean room attire; perform moderate physical activity including standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day and up to twelve (12) hours per shift and lifting and carrying items weighing 50 pounds; and be comfortable in a light industrial environment, including some exposure to non-toxic dust.


     


    Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a $3.5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey.  We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance; the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016.  Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.


     


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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