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FAREVA Morton Grove
Morton Grove, IL, United States
9 days ago
FAREVA Morton Grove
Morton Grove, IL, United States
15 days ago
FAREVA Morton Grove
Morton Grove, Illinois, United States
9 days ago

Description

FAREVA, founded in 1990, is one of the world’s leading subcontractors in the Industrial & Household, Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals fields with nearly 12,000 Associates and over 1,000 customers worldwide with $1.4 Billion dollars in sales. FAREVA specializes in the research, formulation, and manufacturing and filling of products with a strong focus on providing customers with cutting-edge expertise, technology and world class service.

 At FAREVA, Associate engagement and inclusion are workplace fundamentals.  Our Associates are held to a high standard and are guided by the principles of honestly, fairness, respect, confidentiality and trust. We value our Associates and recognize that our workforce is key to our success. As such, we are committed to providing our associates with rewarding career opportunities.

 If you are passionate about providing world class service and enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative, collaborative, team-oriented work environment, consider joining our team!

 FAREVA is your solution to finding a rewarding and challenging career! Apply today for the 2nd shift (2:30pm-10:30pm)  or 3rd Shift ( 10:30pm-6:30am) Quality Assurance Technician position. 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Performs routine and non-routine analysis of a chemical and physical nature on finished, raw and processed ingredients as well as Finished Stock samples. Performs microbiological analyses on raw, processed, and finished ingredients; components and Finished Stock. Utilizes prescribed methodology and technique in two of three laboratory areas (RI, FI or Micro), at minimum. May function in the control of raw ingredients or finished stock via performance of sampling, inspections and recording.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Approves and releases raw ingredients, processed ingredients, finished ingredients and Finished Stock according to established procedures.
  • Communicates to the appropriate department the status of raw, finished, processed ingredient and microbiological analyses. Communicates test results out of specification.
  • Standardizes and calibrates laboratory equipment and analytical instruments according to the cGMP requirements. Maintains a complete and cGMP-compliant notebook. 
  • Prepares reagents and tests media as directed.
  • Perform finished stock evaluations (when applicable, i.e., Line Start-ups, Line Prep release, Branch inspections).
  • Performs general laboratory duties such as glassware maintenance, chemical inventories maintenance, receiving, and logging standard samples and chemicals. Ability to store samples retains, in non-lab areas such as the basement or warehouse. Maintains all related notebooks, records, logs and files related to the above functions.
  • Reviews and verifies drug calculation and laboratory notebooks for accuracy.
  • Participates in the routine auditing of facility records for cGMP compliance
  • Able to understand facility systems as it relates to the control and release of quarantined materials such as FSC, Finished ingredients and raw materials.
  • Follow safety policies and maintain good housekeeping in work areas
  • Perform analytical and identification determinations using various lab instrumentation such as High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Gas Chromatography (thermal and flame), Infrared Spectrophotometer, UV/Vis Spectrophotometer, X-Ray and Karl Fisher.
  • Makes adjustments to finished ingredient batches that are not within specifications.
  • Monitors processing steps in the manufacture of first manufactured batches and selected problem products in conjunction with lab management personnel.
  • Must shade match and problem solve make-up products
  • Maintains standard samples of raw ingredients, perfume oils and finished ingredients
  • Handles collection and disposal of hazardous waste and waste solvents generated by the lab and HPLC equipment in accordance with safety and environmental regulatory requirements
  • Perform sampling of incoming ingredients or materials (when applicable).
  • Performs tests to determine the microbiological qualities of Processing and Packaging machines (e.g. swabbing, sterility tests)
  • Conducts environmental sampling and testing of ambient air, compressed air, and process water.
  • Prepare media to support all testing within the micro lab.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Requirements

Knowledge/Skills/Education/Experience:

  • Minimum 4-year degree in college chemical engineering, chemistry, biology or related field, including instrumental analysis or equivalent experience or equivalent experience
  • Strong analytical skills, mathematical skills, deductive and analytical reasoning.
  • Basic computer skills such as Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to become competent in operational systems such as Lab, MRP and Warehouse.
  • Working knowledge of microbiological and/or chemical principles and analytical procedures.
  • Knowledgeable in cGMP requirements as it relates to a topical OTC manufacturing laboratory.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle pressure and demonstrate flexibility.
  • Able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and take initiative on specific issues.
  • Ability to prioritize handling of situations. 
  • Must have a positive attitude.
  • Must be able to achieve the specified rating on the Munsell –Farnsworth Color Hue Test.
  • Must be able to pass the fragrance odor panel test.
  • Must be able to work weekends when needed
  • Must be able to work flexible hours depending on business need.
  • Must achieve a minimum Wonderlic score of 2 in Math and 2 in Verbal.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58666532
  • Location:
    Morton Grove, Illinois, United States
  • Position Title: 2nd Shift and 3rd Shift Quality Assurance Technician
  • Company Name: FAREVA Morton Grove
  • Industry: Engineering-Chemical
  • Job Function: QA - Quality Control
  • Entry Level: Yes
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Required Travel: None

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