The Quality Control Laboratory Technician will be responsible for performing laboratory testing, ensuring quality throughout the phases of manufacturing from incoming materials to finished goods by using wet chemistry techniques and other laboratory test methods.
Primary / Key Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Performs testing on raw materials, new components and bulk by using wet chemistry techniques and FT-IR to meet standard specifications to release to production.
Reviewing, archiving and filing of work order documentation.
Helps maintain retain samples for raw materials, bulk and finished goods.
Performs daily routine calibration in the lab for the pH meter.
Performs daily DI water testing (pH, TDS, chlorine, conductivity organoleptic and micro).
Maintains and performs log records in the lab.
Obtains samples from batches and performs testing (micro, pH, viscosity, specific gravity and organoleptic).
Places release, quarantine and rejection stickers on bulk.
Performs all responsibilities according the SOP and cGMP.
Communicates any quality issues in a timely manner to supervisor.
Performs any task that supervisor assigns.
Education and/or Experience and Qualifications
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum 3-5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The success of this candidate must be a self-starter who is comfortable working independently as well as supportive to management. Kira Labs is a small beauty manufacturer with a small multidisciplinary team that has experience in developing and producing successful and recognizable beauty brands.
Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Excel
Working knowledge of file sharing and data management
Ability to rapidly multitask & execute under tight deadlines
Understanding of Quality and GMP
Ability to anticipate problems and proactively resolve potential blockers
High level of energy and enthusiasm
Extremely flexible & willing to pivot in a fast paced, changing environment
Self-starter who can execute projects that align with company objectives
Comfortable working with staff across several departments