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Quality Control Technician

Company: Avantor
Location: Carpinteria
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryUnder limited supervision of the Quality Assurance Supervisor or designate, the QC Technician performs quality control testing on incoming raw materials and final product.Why Avantor?

  • Full-Time Health Benefits on Your First Day
  • Sign-On Bonus
  • Competitive Time off Package (PTO and Holidays)
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Retirement Plan Options with company match
  • Direct Hire
  • First shift opportunity (Mon - Fri 7am - 3:30pm)What does the position do?
    • Oversees a wide variety of skilled preparation and operation of analytical equipment.
    • Performs quality control testing on incoming raw materials and final product.
    • Performs maintenance of various equipment.
    • Corrects routine and non-routine problems.
    • Adheres to strict safety regulations of company.
    • Interfaces with Research & Development group.
    • Must be regular and punctual in attendance
    • Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description.What do you need to have?
      • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
      • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
      • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.ShiftMonday - Friday 7am - 3:30pmWhat would be nice to have?
        • BA/BS in science-related field preferred, or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
        • Computer literate (WORD/EXCEL).
        • Familiar with lab equipment operation and set-up.
        • Experience working with chemicals and chemical reactions helpful.
        • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English.
        • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
        • Ability to write reports and procedure manuals.
        • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
        • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
        • Ability to work in metrics.
        • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
        • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
        • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
        • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • For safety, the use of contact lenses for any reason, cosmetic or corrective, is prohibited on the production floor, in the lab areas, in the engineering shop, or while working on equipment.
        • The company will provide prescription safety glasses with a current (under 12 months) vision corrective prescription provided by the employee.
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.
        • May be required to pass pulmonary function test in order to wear respirator. Ability to drive forklift.
        • The employee frequently is required to sit for prolonged periods.
        • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
        • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move a minimum of 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
        • The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to maintain a pleasant and professional manner with coworkers, vendors and customers.
        • Must effectively handle and prioritize multiple tasks, concentrate on work while surrounded by distractions, meet deadlines, and work as a team player.
        • The employee has to be able to work independently (under limited supervision), receive, comprehend and follow complex oral and written instructions and orders from supervisory and/or management staff.
        • The employee must be able to make decisions on imperfect information and communicate and give complex oral and/or written instructions. Reliable attendance desirable.What's the environment like?
          • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
          • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          • The work environment of this position is non-climate controlled.
          • The employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts.
          • The noise level is usually moderate.DISCLAIMER:
            The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
            Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at recruiting@avantorsciences.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.EEO is the LawOFCCP EEO SupplementPAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

Keywords: Avantor, Santa Barbara , Quality Control Technician, Professions , Carpinteria, California

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