- 195027 - Quality Engineer
- Up to $24.00 DOE
- 6 mos
- Chipton-Ross is seeking a Quality Engineer for an opening in Austin, TX.
As a QA Engineer, you will help to ensure the Austin site meets all the requirements for ISO-9001, ISO-13485, 21 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 820 Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Quality Systems Regulation (QSR) and USDA regulations.
You will partner with various Operations teams to support the on-time delivery of quality product through the following activities: Perform Batch Record Review and help with Product Release. Archival of manufacturing and QC records. Sample Retain management. Recommend improvements to processes and procedures; may help revise procedures. Perform other duties to support the Quality department as assigned. Duties will include complaint handling, will work with the cross-functional department on complaint cases for investigations, root cause analysis, and corrections/corrective actions to ensure proper documentation and closure, provide trending and escalations as appropriate. Participate in internal audits per ISO 13485 and 9001 requirements and ensure site audit readiness. Support internal Quality activities concerning any identified nonconformities. Participate in departmental projects and improvement initiatives through the site’s PPI Program and partner with other groups to continuously improve. Prepare clearly written business communications, including audit reports, gap assessments, validations, etc. Generate and fulfill customer request for COAs, COCs, COOs. Perform other duties to support the quality and regulatory department as assigned. Creating problem reports for nonconforming raw material. Ensuring discrepancies are thoroughly identified, defined, and properly assessed. Interacting with interdepartmental contacts on change and discrepancy assessment, resolution, and quality approval. Providing timely information to Operation. Update and meet metrics. Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement of the Quality Systems and participate in implementation. Maintain calibrated tools and equipment. Be able to communicate technical issues and inspection results orally and in writing. Ability to work independently and as part of the QA Team. Sense of urgency with completion of projects and tasks. Serves as a backup for other Quality positions as needed.
Experienced working in ISO 9001, 13485, USDA and/or GMP environment. 1-3 years of work experience in Quality Assurance/Quality Systems role. Laboratory experience and/or experience with PCR-based technologies a plus (e.g. manufacturing, QC or R&D). Strong computer skills (Office, Project, Teams, Visio, Word, Excel) and experience in E1, SAP, Agile, TrackWise, and Power BI. Advanced computer skills preferred. Experienced with Quality tools, methodologies, and complaint investigations, including root cause analysis. Experienced working & collaborating effectively with internal and external customers. Experienced in improving site’s Quality Management System and promoting site Quality. Experienced working & collaborating with internal and external customers.
Accredited Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, engineering, process engineering, chemistry, biotechnology or related sciences
1st shift 6AM – 2:30 (half hour lunch), first couple weeks for training hours will be 8-4:30 to overlap with the core team
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406
Phone: (843) 554-5800 x246 or (800) 927-9318 x246
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.