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QC Engineer

San Jose, CA

Posted: 01/18/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Healthcare Job Number: SS80210117

Job Description

The QC Engineer is an on-site, lab-based role located in San Jose, CA.

What will you do:
  • Responsible for testing assigned products.
  • Responsible for review of vendor supplied test results to ensure compliance with product specifications.
  • Responsible for the implementation of quality procedures to optimize testing processes.
  • Maintains records and follows good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Writes and updates QC work instructions, SOPs and other technical documents as needed.
  • Make decisions on moderate to complex issues and independent decisions on simple issues.
  • Interacts with various groups, shares information/troubleshooting results, and participate in team activities.
  • Participates in quality and process improvement projects. Specific tasks are dependent on assigned projects.
  • Flexibility in supporting changing priorities with short notice.
  • Assists with the calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Maintains stocked supply of communal reagents and materials.
  • May assist in the manufacturing processes as needed.
  • Serves as a QC resource to other departments within the organization.
  • Perform other miscellaneous lab maintenance activities.
  • Supports the transfer of new products and technologies from R&D to the QC department.
  • May train Associate Quality Control Engineer level.
  • Manages and drives resolution of quality issues with other departments within organization.
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
How will you get here?
  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline and a minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in a life science or medical device /IVD industry in a laboratory quality role; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a Ph.D. without experience.
  • Understands the basics of modern biochemistry and a firm background in quantitative methods is required.
You are amazing if you have:
  • Prior experience in instrument automation.
  • Experience in BSL2 lab facility.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently on routine tasks, establish priorities to meet deadlines and prepare written information in a clear and concise fashion.
  • Strong planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge and experience in the use of computer and computer programs such as Microsoft Office, FileMaker, Adobe Acrobat, ERP system.

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