Technician - Quality Control


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Posted January 11, 2018
Where Tualatin, Oregon

Department

Quality Control

Job Status

Full Time

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Reports To

Quality Control Supervisor

Grade/Level

 

Amount of Travel Required

No Travel Required

Job Type

 

Positions Supervised

None

Work Schedule: 

Monday – Friday

Some overtime may be required.

Relocation:

None

POSITION SUMMARY

The Quality Control Technician is responsible for performing quality inspection functions including receiving/incoming inspection, in-process and final inspection; Performs various tests on products, checks density, viscosity, particle size, assay and trace elements, ion chromatography, HPLC and pH. The individual will perform calibration tests on all lab equipment; Records and inputs data results. Prints reports, generates data, and graphs for tests performed. Interfaces with all internal departments, suppliers and customers on technical issues and ISO related functions. May support ISO 9001 and other quality initiatives through audits/other activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Performs chemical evaluation of final product, intermediate products, and raw materials.
  • Ability to work in a lab and clean room environment.
  • Calibrates and maintains standard and specialized lab equipment.
  • Create new, and update established standard operating procedures for lab processes and equipment.
  • Record, analyze and present data using various tools such as Jmp, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • May handle and manage hazardous waste, and regulated chemical products
  • Must understand environmental, governmental and worksite rules and regulations and keep facility in compliance.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education

Bachelor's Degree (four year college or university) in Chemistry, Biology, or other physical science required.

Experience

Three years related experience working in an industrial lab environment.

Computer Skills

Proficient in the use of Microsoft products, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Some experience with databases preferred.

Certificates & Licenses

ASQ certification is a plus

Other Requirements

Experience using a mass spectrometer preferred. Knowledge of analytical quality control tools such as SPC a plus.  Must complete Handling Hazardous Waste Training.

Other Physical Requirements

Sense of Smell

Sense of Color

Sense of Touch

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Safety Glass, Hearing Protection).

Work Environment

Laboratory environment.  Exposure to electricity/equipment/hazardous chemicals.  Familiar with general laboratory practices such as the safe handling of chemicals.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally)

Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

 

Physical Demands

Lift/Carry

Stand

F

10 lbs or less

O

Walk

F

11-20 lbs

O

Sit

F

21-50 lbs

N

Handling / Fingering

F

51-100 lbs

N

Reach Outward

F

Over 100 lbs

N

Reach Above Shoulder

O

Push/Pull

Climb

O

12 lbs or less

F

Crawl

N

13-25 lbs

F

Squat or Kneel

O

26-40 lbs

O

Bend

O

41-100 lbs

N

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.