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Quality Lab Technician-Micro

Location: 

Ormond beach, FL, US

Req ID:  3513
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 will partner with both Internal and external customers, to ensure that all regulatory requirements are being met. It is a fast-paced position that will participate in a wide array of quality testing that will highlight ability to problem solve, develop technical reports and present information. The position will utilize appropriate investigative tools, good engineering design and GMP’s when investigating issues and recommending corrective actions.

 

Universal Accountabilities

  • Be accountable for all meeting all assigned Quality Engineering deliverables.
  • Review notebooks, forms, and raw data.
  • Ensure the quality of products produced at Playtex Business Unit is consistent with EPC / Playtex Mfg. Inc. Quality standards.
  • Ensure the Quality Unit is functioning efficiently by assessing current processes and identifying ways to streamline or improve.
  • Ensure the timely closure of Corrective Action Preventative Action (CAPA) investigations, ongoing investigations and other non-conformance investigations.
  • Support appropriate product development quality related projects: internal and external.
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external customers and support groups to resolve quality issues.
  • Creates and presents reports for management, and other internal groups. Reports include trip, audit, and current status.

 

Specific Accountabilities

  • Ability to effectively communicate with cross functional groups located both externally and internally within the organization.
  • Knowledge of problem-solving technical problems in a structured method.
  • Perform statistical analysis on data sets and be able to interpret results.
  • Conducts quality audits on appropriate regulatory and procedural requirements.
  • Ability to motivate closure of open Corrective Action Preventative Action (CAPA) incidents.
  • Ability to write, review, updates and approves Quality SOP’s.
  • Perform and report microbiological tests to support manufacturing (both in-house and contract), validations, environmental monitoring, etc.
  • Ensure completion of all laboratory investigations including documentation.
  • Ensure laboratory equipment preventive maintenance is completed on schedule. Monitor completion of the laboratory equipment calibration schedule.
  • Assist as needed in the validation and/or qualification of laboratory equipment.

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • BA or BS preferable in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Microbiology or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Working knowledge of cGMPs as applicable to laboratory environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Problem solving skills, including root cause analysis
  • Knowledge of basic statistics
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand English. 
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to verify numbers, words and alphanumeric combinations across multiple mediums
  • Must be open to occasional off shift and weekend hours
  • Ability to apply basic statistics and compare data trends. 
  • Effective verbal / written communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills. 
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, prioritizing and follow-up skills.

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • SAP, Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Agile and SharePoint experience, preferred
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and be self-motivated
  • Ability to change directions, remain flexible and respond quickly
  • Minimum of 1-year hands-on experience supporting cGMP manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 1-year hands-on experience in lab

 

Working Relationships

  • Reports to QC Supervisor but must work in close proximity to QC Micro Lab Technicians.
  • Edgewell teammates, contractors and regulatory agencies

 

Work Environment

  • Work on weekends may be required.
  • Exposure to health risks or conditions that may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work long periods on repetitive tasks effectively
  • Comfortable in a production environment
  • Ability to lift approximately 50 pounds

       

Supplementary Information

 

This description is based on management’s assessment of the requirements and functions of the job as of the date of this description was prepared. It is a general guideline for managers and employees, but it does not purport to be an exhaustive list of all the elements of the job. Management reserves the right to modify the description at any time, or to vary the duties and responsibilities of the job on a temporary or indefinite basis to meet production, scheduling or staffing needs.

 

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