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Quality Assurance Tech - 3rd Shift - Ridgefield, WA

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Technician at our Ridgefield, Washington packaging and distribution center!

This position performs specialized and routine sampling activities according to established standard operating procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements; releases raw materials, blends, bulks and packaging materials, and assigns appropriate status.

The current opening is available on our 3rd shift, which works Friday through Sunday and every other Thursday from 5:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The base rate for this position is $21.00 per hour plus 3rd shift receives a $.50 per hour shift differential.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), company policies, safety policies and practices, quality standards, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Possess a clear understanding and adhering to all corporate and plant quality procedures, methodology, and terminology as they apply to production.
  • Pulls samples of incoming packaging materials according to established procedures in adherence to company safety policies, and in a sanitary manner.
  • Reviews all Quality Control (QC) and Regulatory procedures pertaining to the packaging warehouse area to ensure compliance to current regulations and standards.
  • Verifies items and paperwork for incoming shipments by reviewing vendor documentation (Certificate of Analysis (COA), Certificate of Conformity (COC), and packing slip).
  • Verifies identifying information and counts, weight, or measures of items against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
  • Performs an inspection (visual) of packaging materials (bottles and caps).
  • Updates and/or completes paperwork/logs as required, including observation reports.
  • May review and release labels by verifying that labels match approved artwork and colored standards.
  • Creates and provides quarantine and release stickers using Bartender.
  • Reviews test results (LIMS).
  • Works closely with all departments and advises of any material or product quality issues.
  • Updates material status in WMS and SAP.
  • May provide backup support for preparing COM and COA’s to accompany shipments as required.
  • May provide backup support for preparing COM, Batch Certificate for all Canadian lots, and provide documentation to Canada Quality.
  • Assists QC with preparing batch records as needed.
  • Scans and reviews packaging batch records for Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
  • Assists with the maintenance of Quality Assurance files.
  • Carries out projects as assigned by supervisor.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED plus three (3) years’ experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified and/or any equivalent combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 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 paperwork.
  • 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.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data and establish facts.
  • Ability to comply with standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge and good understanding of 21 CFR 110, 21 CFR 111, ANSI 173-2005 and the USP Dietary Supplement GMP Requirements. 
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable attendance, and punctuality.
  • Ability to perform moderate physical activity such as lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds; stand and/or walk more than four to six (4-6) hours and up to twelve (12) hours per day; and work onsite in a light industrial environment, including some exposure to non-toxic dust. 

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to jobs@churchdwight.com. Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to jobs@churchdwight.com or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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