The QC Technician – ATP Tests is a non-exempt, entry level laboratory position that reports to the QC Supervisor – ATP Tests. The QC Technician – ATP Tests is responsible for performing in-process component and finished product quality control testing of diagnostic tests including PocketSwab, AllerGiene, WaterGiene, and FieldSwab test kits and components.
• Independently perform in-process component and finished product quality control testing of diagnostic tests including PocketSwab, AllerGiene, WaterGiene, and FieldSwab test kits and components.
• Evaluate results using automated Microsoft Excel SOP Forms.
• Provide summary of QC evaluations and feedback to Manufacturing and QC/QA Management.
• Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained at all times.
• Identify problems with ATP Tests and applicable components and equipment and participate in troubleshooting and out of specification investigations as needed.
• Perform periodic monitoring of clean room manufacturing and inspection operations and notify QC/QA Management of issues and concerns.
• Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
• Follow SOPs as written and recommend and review revisions as needed.
• Accurately document and submit all test results in a timely manner for review and product disposition.
• Complete scheduled tasks as assigned.
• Effectively and promptly communicate out of specification results and testing delays to QC/QA Management.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Biotechnology Certificate or AS degree in life sciences related field or 3+ years hands-on laboratory experience and strong basic scientific knowledge.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Available to work Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM with some flexibility.
• Experience in a GMP/GLP environment.
• Understanding of basic statistics.
• Experience in QC/QA and/or clean room environment.
• Experience with sterile/aseptic technique.
• Diligent and dependable.
• Able to lift and move up to 25 pounds.
• Able to work under the pressure of tight deadlines.
• Able to operate micro-pipettors repeatedly and accurately for up to 4 hours.
• Able to visually inspect product for proper performance and/or defects.
• Able to remain in a stationary position for an extended length of time.
• Able to work at a computer for an extended length of time.
• Able to work for 10 to 15 minutes in low temperature environments (4°C and -20°C).