Position Description

QC Analyst I
Location MA, Billerica
Job Category Quality Control
Employment Duration Full time
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   This position is located in Billerica, Massachusetts.                                                                                                                

Job Summary:

Performs various quality control tests on raw materials, in-process and final product using established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and working in accord with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)

Area of Responsibility:

  • Performs analytical quality control tests and assays for release, stability, and complaint follow-up on raw materials, in-processing and final products.
  • Performs the quality control tests and assays and monitors equipment (i.e. water systems, environmental chambers). Maintains records of the data in manual logs.
  • Wash glassware/prepare reagents, solutions, and equipment for chemical tests and assays.
  • Basic training in use of Single Wavelength Ultraviolet/Visible (UV/VIS) Spectrometer, Conductivity Meter, pH meter, Dissolved Oxygen Analyzer, Karl Fischer Titrator, High temperature furnaces and oven, Fume Hoods, Stir/Hot Plates, Propane Burners, Compressed Gas Regulators and Cylinders
  • Good oral and written communication skills and ability to use these skills to follow specific instruction and report assay results (i.e. written SOPs)
  • Proficient with wet chemical methods and tests (USP, ACS, Titration, Limit tests, etc.)
  • Fundamental knowledge of chemical principles
  • Proficient with basic laboratory instrumentation
  • Basic computer skills
  • Works under general supervision following established procedures

Work Conditions:     

  • Lab environment with moderate noise, heat, open flame and radiation in specific areas requiring appropriate safety equipment (i.e. gloves, lab coat, safety glasses and respirator)
  • Work with non-hazardous and hazardous chemicals, toxic metals and radioactive materials
  • Exposure to or use of syringes and needles
  • Requires access/work in chemical fume hoods
  • Requires access/work in class 100K, 10K or 100 clean room (mask and boots in conformance with environmental dress codes)

Physical Requirements:        

  • Stand, walk, sit, use hands and  fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, hear and talk
  • Close vision
  • Lift up to 10 lbs.
  • Operates Computer/office machines

Travel Estimate”              

  • Up to   2 %

Education and Job Qualification :

  • BS in related scientific major


  • Minimum 0-2 years related experience preferred

















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