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Quality Assurance Inspector

Dr. Squatch
Brea, CA
  • Expired: January 10, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Why We Exist and What We Do ( ):

At Dr. Squatch ( ) we're raising the bar on men's personal care with our line of natural, high-performance products. We're on a high-growth, fast-moving ride, continually introducing new product categories, launching into retailers nationwide, and growing internationally. We recently earned a Great Place to Work® Certification™ and are looking for passionate, talented people who want to join us in our mission to inspire and educate men to be happier and healthier!

About the Role:
  • Our new manufacturing facility is fast becoming one of the largest soap manufacturing plants in the country. We are ramping up our volume and are seeking experienced Quality Assurance Technicians to join our new 2nd Shift!
  • You'll be overseeing all Quality checks on production lines and incoming goods to ensure cGMP's are
    followed and maintained. Perform routine inspection functions of the production lines and
    areas. Perform sampling, evaluation, inspection, testing, and approval/release, record
    archiving of materials by comparing to conforming specifications. Inspectors interact with all
    levels of production management in assuring quality standards are being met.
  • This role will report to the Quality Assurance Manager and is a full-time role with company benefits based in Bricc City - Brea Manufacturing Plant.
  • The anticipated base compensation range for this role will be $20 to $23/hr. Compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and local market rates.

What You'll Do:
  • Review equipment calibration and maintenance records to ensure they are performed correctly and on time.
  • Prepare and maintain Quality records for review of completeness and accuracy to meet both internal and external
  • Help review/update SOPs, Work Instructions to log, track, and help create best practices
  • Maintain Quality records for review of completeness and accuracy to meet both internal and external expectations
  • Perform component inspections on incoming materials, in-process goods, and finished goods per approved methods, procedures, and specifications.
  • Document nonconforming materials clearly and accurately with discrepancy reports
  • Ensure compliance with company procedures and those related to the Quality of the product
  • Follow continual improvement practices and participate in cross-functional teams
  • Document line inspections and approval; provide dispositions on results of inspections
  • Accurately complete all Quality forms.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of federal and industry standards and best practices
  • Ability to use measuring devices like gauges, meters, calipers and computers
  • Help observe accuracy of production process
  • Verify materials and quantities are in compliance with formula and spec
  • Ensure quality is active and not reactionary by actively keeping records of product defects or manufacturing issues
  • Communicate potential risks to management team and recommend improvements to the production process to ensure quality control
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Problem solver with a sense of urgency Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to take ownership.

About You:
  • High School Diploma or GED and 1 year QA experience are highly preferred.
  • Experience working in a GMP manufacturing operation (e.g. soap, cosmetics, food, commercial bakery, or similar)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a proactive and solution focused manner, including keeping management ware of potential issues
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a highly motivated team
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, and operate under significant time pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to learn on the job and quickly solve problems
  • Familiarity with FDA regulated industry, highly desired
  • Fast-paced learner, problem-solver and self-starter, comfortable operating in a rapidly changing startup environment
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) highly desired
  • You can get things done without the perfect resources, are innovative and work with a sense of urgency.
  • You have high standards, take ownership of your work, and are invested in the outcome.


Who We Are:

Our core values come naturally and make us a better, more whole, and unique team. We are Scrappy - we get things done, we find a way, we act with urgency and we maintain a start-up mentality. We Play to Win - we have high standards, we encourage ownership of work, we are "hungry" and we invest in the outcome of our work. We have a Team First Mentality - we are humble, help others outside our own wheelhouse, stay positive and have fun.

We offer a competitive salary in a growth-focused & collaborative team environment. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401k with Squatch match, and PTO. We also have great perks like healthy snacks, frequent company events, and of course, free products!

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion @ Squatch:

We firmly believe that Team Squatch is a place for everyone and we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer who is committed to inclusion and diversity. We do not discriminate based on any characteristic protected by federal or state law. We embrace differences and are building a company and culture that is represented by a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, life experiences, and skills.

For Applicants with Disabilities. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified applicants with disabilities may participate in the application process. If you need any accommodations during the hiring process, please let us know when you submit your application and we'll do our very best to adjust as needed.

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Dr. Squatch


Brea, CA
92821 USA