Quality Control Lab Technician Job Description

Quality Control Lab Technician Job Description

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Quality control lab technician provides timely and accurate analytical guidance and support to both internal and external customers by performing a variety of analyses including, but not limited to, liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, titrations, infrared spectroscopy, and physical testing;.

Quality Control Lab Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manages lab instrumentation, including pH meters, plate washer/reader, UPLC/HPLC
Respond and react to the detection of testing anomalies and deviations in operation or procedure (performing instrument and method troubleshooting, initiating laboratory-based investigations)
Follow standard operating procedures (SOP) and ISO requirements
Responsible for operation of ICP, GC, Spectrophotometers, balances, computers
Responsible to check operation, function and calibration of lab equipment
Responsible to enter near miss or incident reports into SIMS database
Shut down all laboratory and testing equipment necessary if the safety of any employee is jeopardized
Raw materials and finished goods testing
Communicates with coworkers regarding the quality of tested products
Manage Calibration program

Quality Control Lab Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Quality Control Lab Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, ACI, SAP, AIB, FDOT

Education for Quality Control Lab Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the quality control lab technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Chemistry, Science, Associates, Biology, Technical, Microbiology, Engineering, Biochemistry, Education, General Education

Skills for Quality Control Lab Technician

Desired skills for quality control lab technician include:

Microsoft Office
Elements
Excel and PowerPoint
Experience with analytical chemistry techniques
MS Word
Oxides
Access and Excel
Basic statistics
High Performance Liquid Chromatography Spectroscopy
Laboratory analytical testing procedures and specific lab equipment to perform quality testing

Desired experience for quality control lab technician includes:

ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician – Level 1 (preferred)
May be required to pass ACI Concrete Field Testing Methods/maintain certification
Able to take direction and to carry out instructions
Must be able to obtain FDOT Plant Level 1 and Plant Level 2 Certification within 6 months of Hire
Must have a minimum of one year technically related experience in manufacturing or quality control
Must be able to show attention to detail

Quality Control Lab Technician Examples

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Quality Control Lab Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of quality control lab technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for quality control lab technician
  • Maintenance and Calibration of lab equipment like Densitometer, Refreactometer, HPLC, Titrators, Thermometers, pressure gauge
  • Work by TPM & cleanliness guidelines
  • Effectively and efficiently manage multiple projects and a complex workload
  • Assist the QC Specialist in sample testing, report writing, data entry, and sample submission to other labs and external vendors
  • Follow detailed protocols and troubleshoot when required
  • Perform DNA extraction from bacteria, mammalian cells, blood samples and tissues
  • Conduct molecular-based assays and techniques, including qPCR, PCR, restriction digestion, Southern blotting, plasmid preps
  • Perform cell culture, cell line expansion and maintenance, and cellular based assays such as flow cytometry, cytotoxicity assays
  • Retrieve testing results from databases and track the progress of submitted samples for testing
  • Keep accurate, complete, and detailed documentation, including QC reports and cGMP compliant records, notebooks, computer files
Qualifications for quality control lab technician
  • Must be mature, be able to work independently, and be able to be on your feet the majority of the day
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with chemical background is desirable
  • Must be flexible to work various shifts
  • At least six months experience in asphalt quality control preferred
  • Working knowledge of a variety of laboratory equipment and processes
  • Knowledge or demonstrable ability to learn wet chemistry, microbiology, GLPs
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Quality Control Lab Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a quality control lab technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for quality control lab technician
  • Plant seeds in testing trays in different substrates
  • Count seeds utilizing seed counting equipment
  • Organize seed samples in storage areas
  • Moving carts into temperature controlled rooms
  • Evaluating seed growth
  • Understands and follows documents relevant to responsibilities, , Work flows, Work Instructions, Checklists, Batch Records, and Logs
  • Order laboratory chemicals for analysis
  • Prepare a variety of samples and mobile phases using relevant methods
  • Set up equipment and performing the following tests
  • Assists production and R&D with problems related to the quality of samples, process improvement
Qualifications for quality control lab technician
  • Knowledge of analytical principles and methods
  • Usage of IT tools – MS Office Suite, SPC, SAP, ETQ, Access, and other computer systems
  • 2+ years of Quality Assurance / Control lab experience required (GMP/GLP, cosmetics, FMCG or pharma preferred)
  • 2 years associate degree with 1 -3 years relevant laboratory experience preferred
  • High School diploma or GED with 2-5 years relevant laboratory experience required
  • Bachelor's Degree in biological sciences with 2 years of related experience
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Quality Control Lab Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a quality control lab technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for quality control lab technician
  • Conduct packaging testing on FFP submissions
  • Ensure Lab SLA’s are being achieved
  • Maintain data integrity with proper use of the Lab UI
  • Actively participate in Lab process improvements (development and implementation)
  • Collaborate with manager to assign weekly and daily tasks to Lab Contractor(s)
  • Conduct Lab tours and package design briefs for internal/external customers
  • Meet with manager on a routine basis to discuss performance and development
  • Elevate all concerns or problems associated with the Lab to manager
  • Manage multiple projects and varying tasks simultaneously
  • Test and evaluate products/packaging for e-commerce shipping utilizing a simulated transit test method
Qualifications for quality control lab technician
  • Must be able to be exposed to and smell a variety of flavor products, essential oils and raw materials
  • Must be able to stand and work at a lab bench for long periods of time
  • Must be able to see to operate equipment and interpret results
  • Able to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Willing to submit to background check & drug screening
  • Post-secondary technical degree, diploma or certificate from a recognized institution in a chemistry or chemical related field or equivalent experience
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Quality Control Lab Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a quality control lab technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for quality control lab technician
  • Driving CPEX experience with enhancement projects
  • Supporting internal teams on the execution of the existent program implementation
  • PH measurement
  • Other analytical qualitative and quantitative determinations
  • Performs sample collection
  • Pick up, receive, aliquot, and distribute samples to the appropriate laboratories for testing by following SOP and using GMP/ GDP/ LIMS
  • Support in troubleshooting of issues as they arise from daily tasks, such as sample management, documentation management, inventory management and other lab support activities
  • Perform lab support activities such as supplies inventory management, supplies ordering and replenishing, managing services requests for Lab equipment, kitting, glassware washing, depyrogenation of labware, autoclaving, and lab wastes removal
  • Responsible for managing laboratory documentation including the creation, issuance, and archiving of test data packets, test requests, and other QC related documentation
  • Actively contribute to a team setting within the laboratory and potentially work with other work teams to drive continuous improvement such as, increasing process efficiency, problem solving, generating cost savings, improving quality compliance, and providing support to new product or process
Qualifications for quality control lab technician
  • Support of Root Cause Problem Solving efforts
  • Sensory experience is a HUGE plus
  • The technologist 1 is an entry level position
  • Required to pass ACI Concrete Field Tesing Methods/maintain certification
  • ACI / PCI Certification preferred
  • SC/GA DOT Asphalt Level 1 & II training preferred
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Quality Control Lab Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of quality control lab technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for quality control lab technician
  • Perform internal standard testing for maintenance & failure prevention of laboratory equipment s and reagents
  • Performs complex calculations and additional analyses on test results to determine if product is within proper boundaries
  • May interact with production, maintenance, technology or other plant personnel to communicate test results, receive guidance, and provide feedback
  • May provide routine or standard customer assistance
  • May perform work similar to a batchmaker or operator, which would require greater physical ability and working conditions-
  • Follow ISO standards, GLP and GMP practices to adhere to company Quality policy
  • Gather test samples and test within expected time frame and store properly
  • Create, maintain and update standard operating procedures for Quality Department to meet ISO requirements (where applicable)
  • May assist in training of other lab techs as needed
  • Perform bench-top analysis of critical quality parameters in accordance with SOP's and control plan
Qualifications for quality control lab technician
  • The Technician, Quality Control 3 position, like all positions at MilliporeSigma, will require a willingness to contribute to the overall success of the company by assisting in many areas beyond specific job duties
  • Work on problems of moderate scope and exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Analytically test raw materials or other analyses as assigned
  • Bachelors Degree in the areas of Chemistry or another life science degree is required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred in a technical discipline (food science, chemistry, or biology)
  • Must be able to think and act independently with little or no supervision

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