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Sr Quality Lab Technician

Location: 

Dover, DE, US

Req ID:  3282
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position reports directly to the QC Supervisor - QRI and is primarily responsible for performing sampling and inspection of raw materials and components.  Work on routine and non-routine laboratory projects as directed by Quality Laboratory Management. 

 

ESSENTIAL and SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS & ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Perform sampling and inspection of raw materials, components, and special projects using a variety of measurement techniques.
  • Follow cGMP and 21CFR 210 and 211 requirements for laboratory inspections, and investigations.
  • Follow SOPs and test methods.
  • Collaborate with internal and cross functional colleagues to assure inspections are completed on time.
  • Keep up with laboratory productivity standards.
  • Display accuracy and attention to detail while completing inspections and documenting results with minimal errors.
  • Escalate non-conformances and Out of Specification results in a timely manner and in accordance to local and corporate procedures.
  • Adhere to 5S standards in the laboratory.  Maintain laboratory in a clean, cGMP compliant state
  • Adhere to the designated work schedule.
  • Support laboratory management in OOS and FI investigations.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Work on non-routine projects as directed by the laboratory supervisor.
  • May be asked to function and serve as a back-up in supervisor’s absence

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • B.S. or B.A – Science or Engineering Degree or related field. 
  • 3+ years experience working in a cGMP laboratory, with 5 years preferred.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Leadership or supervisory skills and experience with demonstrated capabilities.
  • Excellent verbal / written communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills.
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, prioritizing and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks / projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent computer skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of SAP.
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand English
  • Ability to train colleagues, conduct audits, and lead department meetings in supervisor’s absence.
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    PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Experience working in an FDA regulated laboratory.
  • Working knowledge of FDA 21 CFR part 210 and 211 requirements.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 13485 and 14971 requirements
  • Ability to act as a backup for initiating / completing OOS investigations and associated FI’s
  • Leads Projects as assigned by Supervisor
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    WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Internal contacts: Cross-functional team (Purchasing, Operations, Quality, R&D, Engineering, Human Resources, technical support groups) as well as other value streams.
  • External contacts:  Suppliers as needed or directed by laboratory management.
  • Ability to effectively interact/collaborate with both internal contacts, and cross-functional teams relative to quality issues.
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    ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conform to safety regulations and procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Be aware of and follow the Environmental Policy and EH&S work instructions/procedures that apply to the job.
  • Performing every job safely, for the benefit of self, co-workers, contractors, and for the protection of facilities.  This includes the use of required personal protective equipment and use of safety equipment/devices, guarding, as well as safe work practices.
  • Immediately reporting every job-related injury or illness, regardless of severity, to a team leader/supervisor.
  • Assist in investigating incidents.
  • Taking necessary actions to correct or stop unsafe conditions or practices.
  • Participate in safety trainings as required.
  • Working knowledge of Safety Data Sheet (SDS) management software
  • Work schedules that vary from typical business hours.
  • Work in both warehouse and laboratory environments
  • Exposure to hot or cold temperatures based on weather conditions.
  • Some walking, bending, standing, sitting, and lifting to 40 lbs.
  • Travel to and from the main plant may be required.

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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.


Nearest Major Market: Delaware
Nearest Secondary Market: Dover