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QA Technician

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.

VMS QA Technician

General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the QC/QA Coordinator – VMS, this position will be responsible for performing both specialized and routine activities pertaining to all VMS (Vitamin and Mineral Supplement) operations.  This position will be responsible for conducting inbound and outbound reviews along with assigning material status.  Activities also include, but are not limited to, assessing raw materials, bulk products, packaging and finished goods.  This position will also perform controls and archive quality system documentation.

Essential Functions:

Responsible at all times for promoting a safety culture and safety awareness within their area of responsibility.  Support all plant and department safety policies and procedures at all times. Responsible for knowing all regulatory, Company and Bill of Material (BOM) standards for products manufactured in the VMS (Vitamin and Mineral Supplement) area. Support all documentation and maintain document control system. Review and release materials. Perform visual inspections of materials as needed (bottles, caps, seals). Review and release labels, ensuring conformance to all artwork and color standards against specifications. Creates and provides quarantine and release stickers. Reviews lab test results from LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and conformance with specifications. Updates product status in WMS (Warehouse Management System) and SAP as needed. Reviews all vendor documentation such as COA (Certificates of Analysis), COC (Certificates of Conformity) and packaging slips to ensure they match BOM (Bill of Materials) standards. Generates documentation required to maintain a compliant quality system. Maintains change control system. Ensures compliance with all internal controls and procedures. Reviews and monitors all batching records against conformity and completion. Provide general Quality Department support as needed (audits, failure investigations, complaint investigations, new formula / product start-ups, compliance monitoring, etc.) Participate in development, maintenance and communication all applicable SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) for the operation. Maintain a smooth production operation by ensuring adherence to all operational methods, procedures, and processes. Maintain all housekeeping and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) requirements. Ensures all quality and food safety practices are followed at all times. Performs releases and hold for materials in the Distribution Center when applicable. Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to build positive relationships at all levels both internal and external to the organization. Excellent communications skills – ability to communicate clearly and concisely in multiple media – verbal, written, etc. Excellent organizational/time management skills – ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced working environment. Competence in Total Quality Systems (ISO-9000), CGMP and regulatory requirements (21 CFR 110, 111 and 210/211). Ability to analyze technical data and make appropriate recommendations as needed. Ability to use independent judgment within established guidelines and written directions. Strong attention to detail, ability to review documents for completeness and accuracy. Knowledge of Plant Quality Systems related to SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures), control plans, work instructions, project management, quality engineering and quality audit functions. Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, MS Project and SAP). Knowledge of computerized applications of SPC (Statistical Process Control).

                                       

Education:

High school diploma or GED required. Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Quality or related field preferred. 3-5 years previous quality control / quality assurance / documentation control experience in a fast-paced regulated manufacturing environment preferred.  Experience in dietary supplements, CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods), food or pharmaceuticals industry a plus.

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

COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.

*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ

On November 4, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) issued an order (the ETS) requiring, among other things, companies such as Church & Dwight with 100+ employees to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 and/or that unvaccinated employees undergo testing for COVID-19 at least once per week.  In compliance with the ETS, Church & Dwight implemented a mandate to comply with the ETS applicable to all employees who are not fully remote*. Beginning February 9, 2022, as a term and condition of employment, all employees who are not fully remote will be required to be fully vaccinated or test weekly unless granted an exemption as a workplace accommodation. For additional information, please contact TAQuestions@churchdwight.com

*Applicable for U.S. Plants, Waukesha, Regional Sales, and Waterpik 

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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