BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) QA Technical Specialist in Tuas, Singapore
Job Description Summary
Test and release purchased materials for meeting the acceptance criteria by thorough examination using the material/ label/ packaging materials specifications and approved test methods and procedures.
Test and release semi-finished products and finished product according to approved test methods and procedures.
Releases material / label / packaging Materials product if all test data shows it to be suitable for using. If the material / label / product is to be rejected, initiates appropriate action through managerial channels.
Review of Batch History Records for verification and accountability of the lot and release if found acceptable. If any discrepancy is noted initiates appropriate action through managerial channels.
Assist in testing and data reporting of any stability and expiration date validation studies.
For any out of tolerances/ failure found during incoming, inprocess, outgoing or stability/ validation studies inspection; generates Quality Nonconforming (QM) in SAP Database and/ or Out of Specification Investigation (OOS), where applicable and communicates issues to responsible Quality Engineer(s).
Clearly and accurately records the result of inspection on appropriate inspection forms or electronically in SAP Database.
Performs test of DI water system in accordance to written procedures and notifies Manufacturing Facilitator and Quality Engineer - Laboratory if any deviation.
Monitors and updates calibration and maintenance schedules in BM RAM/ SAP. Supports Quality Engineer - Laboratory for timely completion of calibration and maintenance monthly.
Sends equipment to an accredited laboratory for external calibration and defective measuring equipment to a repairing vendor for servicing. Performs internal calibration/ PM of measuring equipment in accordance to established calibration/PM procedures.
Ensures that only calibrated equipment/ tool is used for inspection per standard operating procedure and handles tools appropriately to prevent damage.
Works in a team environment, supports engineering, reporting dimensional, statistical, capability measurement system data, data collection, etc.
Support the monitoring of adequate label / literature laboratory supplies inventory.
Maintain and monitor the retention samples inventory, storage conditions and the expiration date and coordinate the discard of expired samples.
Participates and contributes to continuous improvement activities. Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements, brings regulatory compliance questions/ issues to the attention of management.
Safety & ISO 14001 Environmental accountability: Ensure a safe, healthy and environmentally-friendly workplace by observing Company’s rules and procedures. Active involvement in prevention, elimination of potential safety hazards and participation in activities which promotes recycling, replacement and reduction of resource materials.
Safety & health accountability: Safety and health are important to BD and we encourage the observance of all safety programs and training assigned to you. Such programs are to be attended in a timely manner to ensure that work tasks carried out are in accordance to our safety guidelines and SOPs.
Performs other duties as requested by Facilitator.
Min. Diploma in Engineering, Chemistry, Biological Sciences (Microbiology) or commensurate experience combined with specialized courses or NITEC qualification in relevant faculty with relevant years of experience are welcome to apply.
Min. 2 to 3 years experience in an industrial laboratory or QA environment (such as general laboratory experience, Calibration and Preventive Maintenance program or Non-conforming handling in medical devices, pharmaceutical or life science industry.
Added advantage with knowledge and experience in SAP, Microsoft Excel and/or Word.
Good communication skill to convey clearly to immediate supervisor, if any deviation were to be found during the testing.
Demonstrated ability to read, follow established policies and procedures.
Basic writing, verbal communication skills in English.
Good interpersonal, problem solving organizational skills
Ability to handle and complete multiple tasks/assignments within the required dates.
Primary Work Location
SGP Tuas - Tuas Plant
SG Normal Production (Singapore)
BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.