Quality Assurance Technician I in Decatur, IL at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

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Job Description

Quality Assurance Technician 

Decatur, IL

Duration: 3 months with possible extension 
Shift: Monday – Friday (7:30 AM – 4 PM) 
Work Environment: Production 

Job Description 
The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for: 

  • Conducting analytical testing of product and raw materials used for or during manufacturing to ensure adherence to company food safety and quality standards. 
  • Generating of accurate, timely, and reliable analytical data 
  • Following Company SOPs to perform basic chemistry laboratory methods such as titrations 
  • Assisting with collection and review of production and quality documentation 
  • Assisting the Quality Department staff with internal audits of laboratory and plant 
  • Preparing and tracking customer promotional samples 
  • Maintaining the laboratory sanitation program 
  • Following all plant, Safety, Food Safety, and Environmental programs 
  • Evaluating test data against established specifications 
  • Adhering to Good Lab and Documentation Practices 
  • Utilizing basic computer software for data entry 

Other responsibilities 

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on occasion 
  • Must be able to walk, sit, or stand for extended periods of time 
  • While performing duties of this position, the candidate is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, climb ladders, stoop and kneel 
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment – eye protection and steel toed shoes 

Required Qualifications 

  • Degree, preferable Bachelors, or equivalent experience in a science field 
  • Experience in a laboratory role 
  • Ability to communicate effectively 
  • Work in food manufacturing environment