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Sun Pharmaceuticals, Inc Quality Control Technician - Temporary in Billerica, Massachusetts

Quality Control Technician - Temporary

Location MA, Billerica

Job Category Quality Control

Employment Duration Temporary

Quality Control Technician, Temporary Sun Pharm, Billerica, MA

Job Summary

Performs basic/routine lab functions and analytical quality control testing (i.e. pH, TOC, Conductivity etc.) on raw materials, in-process, stability and finalproduct samples in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), ISO and Sun Pharma policies and procedures.

Area of Responsibility

  • Perform analytical quality control testing for release, stability, and on raw materials, in-processing and final products following GLPs

  • Perform USP test methods and EP test methods

  • Perform the quality control tests and assays and monitors equipment (i.e. water systems, environmental chambers). Maintains records of the data in manual logs following GDPs

  • Wash glassware, prepare reagents and solutions, stock laboratory supplies, and dispose of chemicals and product vials

  • Send samples to contract laboratories and collect test data

  • Basic training in use of Balances, Melting Point, Conductivity Meter, pH meter, TOC Analyzer, High temperature furnaces and oven, Fume Hoods, Stir/Hot Plates, Propane Burners, Compressed Gas Regulators and Cylinders, Osmometer, TLC

  • Perform monthly equipment/ instrument maintenance and cleaning, record data on charts

  • Follow work-flow procedures from receiving test samples, monitoring inventories, to waste disposal

  • Train towards Visual Inspection qualifications

  • May perform peer review of technical data/results.

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)

Education, Job Qualification and Experience

  • High School Diploma required: BS in chemistry or related scientific major preferred

  • Minimum 0-2 years laboratory related experience preferred

  • 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, pH, Limit tests, etc.)

  • Fundamental knowledge of chemical principles

  • Proficient with basic laboratory instrumentation

  • Basic computer skills

  • Works under general supervision following established procedures

  • Technical data review would be desired

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees as assigned to this job. Nothing herein shall preclude the employer from changing these duties from time to time and assigning comparable duties or other duties commensurate with the experience and background of incumbent(s).