Quality Control Technician

Columbia, MD

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Job Description

Title: Quality Control Technician
Department: Quality
Location: Columbia, MD
Type: Full-time

Job Summary
The QC Technician is responsible for product and material inspections, verifications, and checks.  The QC Technician ensures that documentation is complete and accurate, transfers material, and maintains quarantine areas.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Perform all incoming inspections and testing of materials and components, for in-process functional testing and verifications, and for quality control of instruments as applicable
  • Perform QC testing/inspections/verifications on manufacturing supplies, in-process materials, and finished products as necessary
  • Participate in SOP development and improvement potentials
  • Identify new test procedures and equipment that can be used in the quality control lab; draft new test methods and procedures as needed
  • Responsible for label verification
  • Review incoming inspection records on components to ensure compliance to product specifications
  • Maintain QC metrics in databases and prepare trends and graphs
  • Perform environmental monitoring in clean areas and in-house calibration on equipment as applicable
  • Draft test reports for any test performed
  • Log test samples into testing database
  • Maintain the QC Laboratory and quarantine areas in an organized manner
  • Order supplies for QC testing as needed
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems
  • Report non-conforming product to QC Manager
  • Perform Document Control duties and other related duties as assigned

Skills & Requirements

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least 1 year of quality control experience in the medical device industry preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent attention to detail and recordkeeping
  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills; ability to display sound judgment
  • Computer literacy

Lifting and Other Physical Requirements
Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs repeatedly