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QC Technician II/III

Job Category:  Quality
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Tucker, GA, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2564

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.

 

In the medical and pharmaceutical market, Corbion (formerly known as Purac Biomaterials) is the market leader in the production of resorbable polymers and high-strength, degradable biocomposites (FiberLive™) for the medical device and pharmaceutical industry.  Our resorbable polymers and biocomposites are used to produce orthopedic implants, drug delivery systems, and wound closure applications.  Corbion Biomaterials is now hiring a Quality Control Technician II/III for our facility in Tucker, GA. The position level may be adjusted corresponding to the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

 

As our next QC Technician, you will perform and interpret analysis on all raw materials and finished products. You will maintain laboratory records, generate weekly reports to management regarding all approved batches, and interact with other department personnel and Production Supervisor and Managers.

 

Responsibilities 

Following prescribed guidelines and under general supervision, the QC Technician III performs the following duties:

  • Analyze all incoming raw materials and all finished products according to Standard Operating Procedures to ensure conformance to specifications. Approve or reject raw material based on analytical data.
  • Maintain all applicable laboratory records regarding batch approval or rejection, raw material approval or rejection, and communicates this data to management personnel as required.
  • Perform instrumental analysis using  IV (Inherent Viscosity), Gas Chromatography (GC), Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC), FTIR, Karl Fisher, DSC (Differential Scanning Colorimeter), Particle Size Analyzer.
  • Accurately and contemporaneously documents all work performed according to site procedures.
  • Ensure equipment and instrument preventive maintenance, calibrations, and standards evaluation activities are conducted successfully per prescribed frequencies.
  • Perform audits (i.e. internal audits, EHS audits, and customer audits) and inspections of plants, product or paperwork such as work instructions to ensure that all documentation is completed correctly and in compliance to regulatory requirements.
  • Enters and retrieves information from LIMS system as required for batch release.
  • Assist on product investigations to assist in the resolution of product quality or complaint issues and effectively communicates findings to the management team.
  • Ensures the cleanliness of equipment before certain products are produced.
  • Required to perform environmental samples as needed.
  • Other duties as determined by business needs.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Degree in Chemistry, Biology or other relevant course of study.   
  • 2+ years' experience in a GMP regulated laboratory environment.   
  • Strong computer and analytical skills. 
  • Effective communication skills with other department personnel and management.
  • Able to work independently, as well as a part of a cross functional team.
  • Must be procedure oriented.
  • Capable of prioritizing jobs independently.
  • Excellent time management skills and a self-starter.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Able to display good judgment.

 

General Working Environment:

  • In the laboratory, analysis involving the use of strong acids, bases, and corrosive materials. Some chemicals have been listed as potential health hazards necessitating the use of fume hoods, protective clothing and other devices. Hot plates and ovens which operate at elevated temperatures are also used. Some flammable liquids are present. Hot liquid samples of products will be present in the laboratory on a regular basis. A microwave drying oven is also used for testing of hydrated products. Inspections of the plant or audits of paperwork may take individuals out of the laboratory and into the plant or outside the building in inclement weather.
  • Personnel shall perform their duties consistent with cGMP, FDA and OSHA regulations.

 

Usual Physical Activities:

Through the course of a typical shift, an individual in this position will perform the following activities:

  • Sits,
  • Stands,
  • Walks,
  • Kneels,
  • Bends,
  • Reaches above and below the shoulders,
  • Corrected vision, speaking ability, and hearing are usually involved in performing written and verbal job functions.
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE.

 

 

About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2490 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.com

 

Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.

 

Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

 

Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.


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