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Inspector, QA

Req # JR - 025426 Location Hayward, California, United States Job Category Quality Control Date posted 08/06/2020

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This position is responsible for endorsing process and product quality through the routine assessment of raw materials and in- process materials. In addition, to provide continuous improvement to the department through Quality Systems. Must adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practices at all time.

Essential Duties

  • Perform the timely release of raw and in-process materials, making sure documentation is available and correct for release. Must adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practices at all times.
  • Ensure that all inspection and chemical sampling are properly completed and documented.
  • Review quality assessment and testing and determine whether to accept or reject materials or product during the inspection process.
  • Initiate minor document revisions.
  • Tagging and de-tagging of discrepant material.
  • Release of packaged product into warehouse.
  • Maintenance and disposal of quality retains.
  • Control and verification of patient labels.
  • Replace and monitor daily magnehelic gauge and freezer charts assigned in building D warehouse.
  • Archival of quality records.
  • Any additional task assigned by the supervisor.
  • Support and participate with management during internal and external inspection as needed.
  • Initiate minor documentation revisions.
  • Support the corrective and preventive action process by recommending course of action and coordinating activity during exception situations.
  • Responsible for gathering, analyzing, summarizing, and distributing process relevant data.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives such as Lean and 6-Sigma.
  • Review documentation for accuracy and compliance to procedures, obtain resolution on areas identified as non-conformance. Interpret and evaluate results in terms of acceptability to standards, procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in internal or external assessments, as required. Support process with timely closure of observations/audit items.
  • Assist with audits of various report (Protocols, Qualifications, Regulatory submissions, etc.). Identify areas of non-conformance and inform management.


  • General working knowledge in Lean and other continuous improvement tools.
  • Must be strong team player with good problem solving, and good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects concurrently, have computer experience and have knowledge of FDA Regulations, Application of Good Laboratory Practices, and application of Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Knowledge of GMP documentation and FDA required.
  • Demonstrated attention to details and accuracy, required.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • General knowledge of quarantine and warehouse operation helpful.
  • May be required to work flexible hours and overtime on short notice.

Education Qualifications

  • Bachelors with 0-2 years related experience or Associates with 1-3 years related experience or High School diploma with 2-4 years of experience.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or Biotech industry helpful.
  • Knowledge of aseptic techniques may be required.

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