QA Technician I

Hiring By - Biostaffic



Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Carry out the sampling of packaging components and raw materials according to current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and all applicable Patheon Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Complete testing and release of Packaging Components. Inspect/test In-Process materials (i.e. tablets/capsules).
Essential Functions:
  • Sample and perform all in-house physical testing of packaging components and raw materials which requires use of forklift and subsequent cleaning/sanitizing of the sampling room.
  • Identify Raw Materials using Raman
  • Coordinate and perform calibration of equipment
  • Perform physical testing of bulk products
  • Perform Administrative duties as follows:
  • Movement of materials within SAP
  • Label materials for release / expire / re-test status
  • Submitting, tracking and transportation of samples
  • Log in retains / sample retains
  • Reviews packaging components/ Infrared (IR) scans/ Physical Testing results
  • Maintain a safe working environment and reports potential hazards.
  • Perform alternating or rotating shift work (as required)
Required Qualifications
High school diploma/General Educational Development (GED) Certificate is required
Minimum 1 year of previous experience in the pharmaceutical/food/cosmetic industry, preferably in a QA function.
Experience with SAP (an asset).
Experience using a Forklift (an asset).
Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Detail oriented individual with excellent organizational skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work well independently and in a team environment. Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures. Good understanding of safety standards. Proficiency with the English language. Microsoft Office skills in Word and Excel. Proficiency with the English language.
Standards and Expectations:  
Follow all Environmental Health & Safety Policies and Procedures. Work collaboratively with fellow team members, modelling positive team principles and partnering to meet project and departmental objectives. Carry out all duties within strict compliance to Patheon quality systems SOP's and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). Maintain workspace in a clean and orderly fashion.  Actively engage in and adhere to departmental systems in order to maintain a smooth and efficient workflow (visual management, scheduling systems, etc.). Be client and patient conscious at all times. Understand Key Performance Indicators and strive to improve the performance of the team by identifying areas for system improvements and engage in problem solving. Models positive thinking and is open to change, motivating the team to adapt to shifts in priorities and new ways of working. Proactively identify areas for improvement in the execution of procedures. Communicate risks to timelines in a proactive manner.  Consistently strives to improve skills and knowledge in related field.    
Physical Requirements:
Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about lab/lab office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of light to medium weights of 10-35 pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time. Safety glasses, safety shoes, lab coat, latex or similar gloves, safety apron, organic respirator occasionally.
This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as a comprehensive statement of work, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.
Nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully align with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Canada

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific

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About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD. For more information, please visit
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