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Quality Control Technician
Ref No.: 18-03354
Location: Woburn, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Shift Comments:7a-330pm
Job Category:Quality Assurance
Benefits:Medical Insurance
Hiring a Contract Quality Control technician 
Duration:  6 month contract
Client Location:  Woburn, MA
Work Schedule:  40 Hours Weekly
Pay Rate: 24$ hourly

Under the general supervision of the QC Supervisor, the QC Associate will perform chemical and microbial assays on finished goods and incoming raw materials used in the production of products according to official compendium, Davol, C.R. Bard, and Client test methods.

Essential Job Functions:
 Perform chemical and microbial assays on incoming raw material that is used in the production of company products according to official compendium and Client Test Procedures.
 Perform chemical and microbial assays on samples from all stages of the manufacturing process for each product line according to Client Test Procedures.
 Complete in process Quality Control test reports and Inspection Procedures.
 Clean and calibrate Quality Control laboratory equipment when needed
 Prepare samples required for outside testing laboratories
 Assist in segregation of expired salts and chemicals for proper disposal and removal

Additional Job Functions:
 Set up and maintain logbooks where necessary
 Perform calculations, enter data, and work with computer templates involved in data analysis
 Daily monitoring of laboratory equipment (i.e. refrigerators, analytical balances and systems).
 Research and rewrite current test procedures or develop new test procedures when and if necessary.
 Recognize problems and resolve them to prevent reoccurrence.
 Research new equipment for possible purchase.
 As needed, train other associates on developed assays.
 Work with manufacturing to help improve and monitor manufacturing processes.
 Set up and operate routine and non-routine experiments for process validation and product verification using approved protocols.
 Assist Quality Control Supervisor and/or Quality Engineer by providing input for test procedures and test protocols
 Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
• Familiarity with the operation of the following:
• Best laboratory practices
• Data integrity/Quality standards

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:
 Familiarity with microbiological assays on samples from all stages of a manufacturing process
 Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
• LAL (gel clot and chromagenic)
• Environmental monitoring/Aseptic Technique
• Viscometer
• Programmable UV/VIS Spectrophotometer
• Kjeldahl Systems
 pH meter
 Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Education and/or Experience:
 Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Biology or Microbiology with 0-2 years “bench-top” laboratory experience preferred
 Minimum of 5 years “bench-top” laboratory experience in lieu of a degree.

Physical Demands:
 Ability to spend continuous hours standing in a lab environment performing tasks that may require repetitive motion.
 Ability to lift 25 lbs
 Ability to use a wrench and apply force to open raw material containers (for sampling)
 Ability to gown and gain access to production areas

Work Environment:
 Majority of time is spent working in a lab or in an office
 Personal Protective Equipment is required in the lab
 Limited time spent working in clean room
To Apply for immediate consideration please send resume to Michael Estaris at and reference job #18-03354 in the Subject Line and indicate the best times to contact you (please include nights and weekends if needed).
**Candidates must complete background and drug screenings before starting any assignment.
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