195967 - Quality Control Specialist
$25 to $26.00 DOE
6 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Quality Control Specialist for an opening in Alachua, FL.

The QC Specialist I will work with a team of Associates to ensure that the material needs of the Quality Control Analytical department are met at the Viral Vector Services (VVS) Alachua site. The core responsibilities include creating and tracking material requisitions and maintaining material supply within the QC-AN lab space. The QC Specialist I will ensure that materials are available to maintain scheduled activity within the QC-AN lab space.

Material Planning and Acquisition. Manage material flow end-to-end based off the Quality Control Analytical testing schedule. Schedule material ordering and transfers to maintain project timelines for GMP and Stability testing. There is potential to be involved in the material ordering for Assay Qualifications. Create WBOMs (Working Bill of Materials) for client approval; includes performing the department review prior to client approval. Create MR (Material Requests) based on testing needs. Maintain non-ERP ordering trackers (short-text materials outside of the SAP system). Monitor present and expected future inventory levels based off material availability and testing needs. Provide updates on material availability as an input for execution forecasting. Includes tracking industry back-orders that affect the department. Identify and process paperwork for alternate materials needed due to industry back-orders. Coordinate internally to gather information on material needs; includes keeping an up-to-date inventory tracker. Coordinate externally (Procurement, Planning, Warehouse) to track the whereabouts of requested materials and their estimated delivery dates. Coordinate with the Quality Control Analytical Associate Team to confirm cold pickups are completed and all material requested had arrived. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. May include equipment maintenance work – Preventive Maintenance, Opening Work Orders in SAP, and onboarding of new equipment per effective SOPs.

1 year of logistics/purchasing/materials planning or related specialty required. cGMP environment preferred. SAP Planning/Purchasing experience is highly preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills are required. Previous experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems and other Electronic Document Systems (eg. Trackwise, Documentum, etc) is recommended. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to communicate/work in a high pressure/high paced environment. Ability to multi-task and function effectively as a member of a team.

Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Chemical/Biological Engineering, or an appropriate area of specialization.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

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.