QA Technician in Lake Forest, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

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Job Description

Our client is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing and marketing of nutritional supplements. They are seeking an associate QA Technician to join their team winning team.

POSITION TITLE: Technician I, Quality Assurance

The Quality Assurance Technician will be responsible for the sampling of components, physical testing of in-process materials and finished goods, reserve sample arrangements, related documentation and other tasks as assigned by management, while working in a team environment.


  • Perform line inspections by adhering to GMPs and SOPs
  • Sample and perform inspections of components
  • Determine disposition of components and release or reject as appropriate
  • Review of documentation – test results for components and QA inspection documentation to assure material meets specifications
  • Ensure adherence with GMPs and SOPs; responsibilities include, performing sampling, inspection and documentation review activities as required
  • Assisting in determination of corrective action as required
  • Assist management in conducting formal procedural inquiries and investigations to determine the cause of quality problems, recommend verbal and/or written corrective action to management as required
  • Interact effectively with co-workers, management and vendors in order to resolve problems
  • Assist management with development of departmental goals and objectives
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written English
  • Computer literacy, with solid PC and software experience
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30lbs
  • Strong ability to work independently and as a team member under the pressure of a fast paced manufacturing


  • Knowledge of basic GMP and QA/QC for the food, pharmaceutical or medical device industry


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent


  • Previous knowledge and understanding of Quality compliance
  • Previous experience working in QA/QC
  • Previous experience working in a Nutraceutical manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Technical or Science related discipline