BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Quality Control Scientist in Sandy, Utah
Job Description SummaryThe Quality Control Scientist conducts a broad range of chemistry tests of moderate complexity for the purposes of product release and stability testing. Supports these activities with the necessary preparation, quality assurance, calibration and documentation. Works independently or cooperatively on special projects as required.
Chemical analysis of finished goods, intermediates, and raw materials.
Ensures that product is tested in a timely manner, minimizing any impacts to production scheduling.
Operates laboratory test equipment including HPLC, GC, UV/Vis, FTIR, KF, pH meters, fume hoods, etc.
Understanding of compendial publications.
Responsible for monitoring reagents and materials to avoid testing delays.
Assist in training of new employees.
Authors or updates controlled documents.
Investigates OOS/OOT or aberrant laboratory results and determines corrective actions under direction of the lead.
Participate as a member of project teams as assigned, including support of R&D.
Supports project teams that require QA Lab involvement.
Communication with customers and team members on product or project status.
Ensures that good housekeeping practices are followed in the area.
Ensures that testing and documentation are performed according to GMP and GDP practices.
Trends testing and OOS results in support of annual product reviews. Maintains metrics within area in order to promote continuous improvement.
Support the Quality Department by performing internal audits.
Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous waste regulations.
Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.
Other duties as assigned.
Performs accurate and precise testing in a GMP environment
Timely release of product in order to support manufacturing
Manage laboratory projects in a timely manner to support plant objectives
Reviews/writes Validation protocols and reports for Sterilization
Participate in investigation and summary of results for non-conformances
Perform residual testing of terminally sterilized medical devices by GC
Ensures compliance of sterilization and residuals to ISO 11135 and ISO 10993-7
BS Degree in Chemistry or related STEM Degree
Three years relevant experience working in a laboratory environment
Understanding of GMP laboratory practice
ADDITIONAL AND PREFERRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with Empower, LabWare, and SAP (preferred).
Class I / II medical device experience or pharmaceutical experience (preferred).
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status
Primary Work LocationUSA UT - Sandy
Work ShiftUS BD 1st Shift 830am-4pm (United States of America)
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.