Quality Control Incoming Associate – QC – Pharma

Location: Lancaster, SC

We are seeking a Pharmaceutical Incoming QC Associate located in Lancaster, SC who will adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and current Good Documentation Practices (cGDP) to ensure accurate recording of all procedures in a timely manner. The Associate will be responsible for understanding and adhering to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in all executed functions and promptly reporting any deviations.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Receive materials using a Powered Industrial Vehicle (forklift, pallet jack) and carefully examine all accompanying paperwork, such as packing slip, bill of lading, Certificate of Analysis (CofA), and Certificate of Compliance (CofC). Thoroughly inspect incoming materials for identity, quantity, and damages, and promptly report any discrepancies during the receiving process.
  • Use appropriate applications and forms to document the receiving and inspection process, including inspection forms, disposition labels, inventory sheets, inventory tracking software (Navision), and receiving/sampling logs.
  • Inspect and sample incoming materials to ensure compliance with quality standards, following material specifications and master proofs.
  • Navigate software programs such as Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word), Navision, LIMs, and SAP.
  • Maintain a safe working environment by strictly following safety guidelines/regulations and wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required. Ensure cleanliness, calibration, and proper maintenance of all sampling equipment.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills to collaborate with other departments within the organization and work effectively in a team environment.

Minimum Requirements: Proficiency in computer word processing and Microsoft Office applications. Ability to lift and maneuver material weighing up to 100 lbs (assisted by a team for heavier weights) or lift up to 50 lbs independently. Strong written and oral communication skills to effectively interact with other departments.

Education and Experience: Minimum of an Associates in Arts (AA) degree or equivalent combination of higher education and at least two years of experience in a regulated cGMP environment. Prior experience in a Quality environment is highly desirable.

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