QA Production Associate I

Company: Apex Life Sciences ( Learn More )

General Information
High School
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Job Description

Currently seeking candidates for a QA Production Associate to work 2nd and 3rd shift.  Please contact Tyler Booth at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 704.332.5443

Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Quality Assurance Production Supervisor/QA Team Coordinator, the QA Production Associate I applies knowledge of quality assurance principles to ensure cGMP compliance.  Strict attention to detail and knowledge of procedures and communication practices is required.  The QA Production Associate I is able to prioritize daily work. 

Essential Duties

  • Daily Auditing of the manufacturing and packaging process including allowable quality limits (AQLs), package inspections for quality defects, check sheets and other required documentation. 
  • Issue batch records and labels for production.
  • Recognize and act upon quality events.
  • Initiate holds when a quality event occurs.
  • Audit manufacturing floor and logbooks monthly to ensure compliance.
  • Assist in product validations by pulling required samples and taking readings as needed.
  • Use electronic documentation systems for data entry and issuance of batch records.
  • Collect samples as required for retain samples and validation activities.
  • Collect samples of raw material and package components.
  • Other duties assigned by the QA Supervisor.
  • Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Requires daily use of a computer.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work within a team on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be hygiene and safety oriented, with the highest level of integrity.
  • Education and Experience

    Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED.  Requires 1 year of experience in a comparable regulated manufacturing environment.  Knowledge of HACCP preferred.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Must have the ability to effectively communicate, verbally and written, with internal staff and management.  Must also be able to read and comprehend simple instructions. 

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Basic Math Skills required.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

    REASONING ABILITY:  Must be able to demonstrate practical problem solving and trouble shooting skills. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    This individual must have the ability to stand for up to 12 consecutive hours.  The ability to walk, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, reach and grasp for varying periods of time during a consecutive 12 hour period.  Must have the ability to lift up to 25 pounds and may be required to lift up to 50 pounds to execute raw material sampling. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Safety Requirements:  All employees are expected to carry out their work functions in a healthy and safe manner, to encourage and support safe work practices at all times, and to report and/or rectify any unsafe conditions that may come to their attention immediately.


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    Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 844-463-6178.

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