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QA Lab Tech

Job ID: BH333180

Category: Recent Graduate, Scientific - Lab Technician

Specialty: Other

The Quality Technician, under direction of the Director, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, is responsible for performing release testing on our products.  This includes freeze/thaw determination, syneresis, compression modulus and thickness.  This position also supports R&D efforts on an occasional basis.  The position requires knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the field, relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, performs a variety of tasks and a certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare PCM samples for testing

  • Execute PCM test protocol

  • Analyze and report PCM test results

  • Maintain PCM retain inventory

  • Update related QMS controlled test methods and forms as needed

  • Perform other analytical testing per established protocol as needed

  • Perform standard QA inspections in manufacturing

  • Perform FAI (First article) inspections on raw materials and/or finished goods

  • Perform final product inspections, including CoCs (Certificates of Compliance), as needed


  • Ensure all non-conforming product is properly labeled and dispositioned in accordance with documented procedures 

  • Support additional QA team activities as needed

  • Support and participate in operational excellence activities

  • Work in compliance with all company safety guidelines 

  • Support the company’s 5S program

  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Associate degree preferred

  • Experience in a laboratory setting performing analytical testing

  • Experience in an ISO 9001:2008 or similar environment

  • Experience in a cGMP environment preferred

  • Auditing/inspecting experience a plus

  • Experience with Six Sigma DMAIC methodology a plus

  • Ability to use Minitab software a plus

  • Proficient with MS Word and Excel

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Franklin, Massachusetts