QC Analytical Technician (2nd) in Plainfield, IN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

Title: Quality Control Analytical Technician

Shift: 2nd shift, Mon-Thurs, 3:15p-1:45a (OT potential)

Location: Plainfield, IN


We have a full time, contract to hire opportunity with our client in the personal care industry. The Quality Control Analytical Technician conducts physical and analytical evaluations of components and finished goods. Duties include assisting with developing sourced component standards, documenting incoming inspection results and communicating with multiple departments.


  1. Tests incoming components and finished products against QC specifications.
  2. Analyzes results against established specifications and standards.
  3. Evaluates incoming goods by measuring, evaluating and comparing them to the established standard. Initiates non-conformance product reports for products that do not meet specification.
  4. Completes all paperwork and records necessary for all aspects of the job.
  5. Helps to develop sourced product standards.
  6. Helps to develop sourced component standards.
  7. Communicates incoming inspection results to the appropriate departments throughout the business.
  8. Assist as back-up for Quality Control Technicians when requested.
  9. Performs other duties and assists with projects as assigned.


  1. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  2. Ability to work alone and with other people.
  3. Ability to operate computerized lab equipment and maintain accurate records.
  4. Good oral and written communication skills.
  5. Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.
  6. Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  7. Good computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel).
  8. Good math skills.
  9. Ability to work under pressure.
  10. Self directed requiring limited supervision.


  1. Bachelor's degree preferred, Associate's degree with experience is acceptable
  2. Previous experience in a manufacturing/distribution environment preferred (1+ year, including course work with a degree).
  3. Responsible for performing analytical testing on our formulated batches, so some experience with viscosity, pH, and specific gravity would be very helpful. There will also be some testing on raw materials, which will include pieces of equipment such as a colorimeter, and an FTIR. 

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