Randstad Quality Control Specialist in Northborough, Massachusetts

Quality Control Specialist

job details:

  • location:Northborough, MA

  • salary:$28.59 - $33.64 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, October 29, 2018

  • experience:3 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:26908

job description

Quality Control Specialist

job summary:

Performs operations necessary for quality testing and plays a role in implementing new technology within quality control.

  • At more senior levels, provides an investigative or technological orientation in designing, executing, interpreting and validating quality procedures and test methods.

  • Completes routine testing of raw materials, in-process and final products in accordance with SOPs for product release and validation.

  • Aids in the development of test methods. Conducts data review and preliminary evaluation of results. Solves problems using limited predetermined options such as repeating the assay when parameters are not met to determine the cause, etc.

  • Provides input to the technical composition of operating documentation. Work is closely supervised. Follows standard practices to obtain solutions.

location: Northborough, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $28.59 - 33.64 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Associate


  • Testing of raw material packaging and components including visual inspection and dimensional analysis

  • Testing of chemical raw materials utilizing FT-IR, wet chemistry, Karl Fisher, titrations, Polarimetry, Specific Gravity, GC, and RAMAN

  • Conduct tasks for laboratory equipment qualification and re-qualification program

  • Review compendial updates and initiate workflows for corresponding revision of test methods

  • Review of laboratory data

  • Support ongoing readiness for regulatory inspections and compliance audits

  • Revise SOPs

  • Practice safe work habits and adhere to safety procedures and guidelines

  • Maintain proficiency training per assigned curricula


  • Associate's degree and/or 4 years of cGMP laboratory experience

  • Preferred Qualification: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Biology and minimum 2 years experience in a cGMP environment

  • Previous experience in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel

  • Scientific technical writing capability

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

skills: Quality control, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)

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