Church & Dwight Co., Inc. QCFS Manufacturing - VN in United States
At Church & Dwight, we value talented professionals with a strong desire to make a positive impact in our company. As a rapidly growing organization, we are always seeking passionate and creative individuals whose action-oriented mindset will foster continued growth throughout our leading brands.
We currently have an excellent opportunity for Quality Control Floor Staff at our Vancouver, WA manufacturing plant! This positions is available on our 4th Shift which works Friday through Sunday and every other Thursday from 5:00 PM to 5:00 AM.
Under general supervision, this position performs specialized and routine production inspection activities according to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Following SOPs, company policies, safety policies and practices, quality standards, and GMPs.
Providing assistance for all questions regarding quality defects.
Auditing all areas for quality and GMP conformance.
Ensuring batch documentation is filled out according to requirements.
Updating and completing documentation and logs as required, including observation reports.
Photocopying, sorting, and/or filing documents or reports as requested.
Informing Quality Control (QC) Shift Lead or Manager on all personnel issues.
Identifying and implementing improvements to the QC procedures as needed.
Performing the following according to exact established procedures:
• Equipment checks• Weight checks• Facility sanitation• Pack out quality• Lot and Code dates
Demonstrating a working knowledge of production equipment (processing and pack out equipment) and its related impact to overall quality.
Identifying urgent quality situations, assessing the nature of the problem then containing, resolving, or recommending action quickly.
Ensuring all personnel in the clean rooms and production areas are wearing the proper attire.
Ensuring proper cleaning is performed prior to next production run.
Ensuring the line clearance inspection is performed and documented before each production run and inspecting the production area to ensure that all components from previous run are removed before another production run is started.
Checking the Equipment Use Log to ensure it is correctly and completely filled out before each production run.
Verifying that the components match on the Work Order, Bill of Materials (BOM), and actual kit.
Stopping the lines immediately if a discrepancy is found, contacts the QC Shift Lead or Manager and helping to perform an investigation.
Pulling quality samples, in a sanitary manner, at all applicable production steps which include but is not limited to hot vitamin slurry as well as bulk product.
Calibrating or verifying all quality equipment.
Monitoring the dry rooms using a basic understanding of the SCADA system.
Performing other duties as required.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma, GED, and/or any equivalent combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job. Previous QC experience in an FDA regulated industry preferred. A basic understanding of the SCADA system for dry room monitoring is required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read, understand, and carry out oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to analyze complex quality system requirements and handle multiple tasks.
Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers.
Ability to prepare routine administrative documentation.
Ability to receive, track, and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment.
Ability to detect quality problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
Good problem-solving skills.
Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Ability to define problems, collect data, and establish facts rather than opinions.
Ability to comply with standards and procedures.
Good understanding of 21 CFR 111 GMP for Dietary Supplements and NSF –ANSI 173.
Ability to maintain punctuality and predictable attendance.
Ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment and clean room attire; perform moderate physical activity including standing and/or walking for up to twelve (12) hours per shift; lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds; perform work onsite and be comfortable in a light industrial environment, including some exposure to non-toxic dust.
Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/.
• Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
• Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
• Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
• Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.