Quality Assurance Technician

Captek Softgel International is seeking a Quality Assurance Technician, 2nd Shift (2pm-10:30pm) in our Quality group.

Captek Softgel International, Inc., a contract manufacturer of dietary supplements located in Cerritos, CA, is looking to hire a QA Technician to perform independent inspection functions to verify product conforms to specifications, to monitor processes and provide support to Operations, and to enforce cGMPs and SOPs.  The QA Technician would also assist management in identifying and reporting non-conformance issues and trends.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs and documents a wide variety of inspections, checks, tests and sampling procedures during the manufacturing process
  • Monitor all aspects of the manufacturing operations to assure adherence to cGMP regulations which includes, but is not limited to: Housekeeping, Personnel and Hygienic Practices, Pest Control, Calibration and Scale Verification, Logbooks, Batch Records, Signs, and Labels.
  • Perform line clearance for removal of all previous products, components and foreign materials. Approve work stations for readiness prior to use.
  • Report manufacturing operations non-conformances to Supervisor and recommend corrective actions.
  • Review documentation to assure accuracy and completeness.
  • Provide proper bulk product labels.
  • Perform reconciliation and closing of batch records.
  • Assist management in conducting inquiries and investigations.
  • Assist in training new inspectors on proper documentation and inspection techniques.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

Work Experience/Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience required

Competencies: 

  • Good verbal and written communication Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment Ability to follow instructions
  • Good attendance and punctuality
  • Good organizational skills/ attention to detail/ ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Working know ledge of cGMPs
  • General proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Work Environment:

  • 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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

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.

Physical demands require sitting and walking for extended periods of time, bending, reaching, carrying, and occasionally lifting and/or moving objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Peripheral vision and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear.

If you are interested in this position, please send résumé to Theresa