QC Technician
Fisher Clinical Services
Christchurch, New Zealand
4d ago

About Thermo Fisher Scientific NZ

Over 250 employees bring a wide variety of skills and expertise to deliver world-class science products and solutions. Our manufacturing and distribution sites in Auckland and Christchurch (and satellite sites scattered across the country) cover a vast product portfolio, including lab equipment and chemicals, life sciences, diagnostics, microbiology and analytical instruments.

  • We deliver science solutions to a wide range of key markets such as academia and research; diagnostics and healthcare; environmental;
  • food, dairy and beverage; industrial process; life sciences; pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical.

    Quality Control Technician (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

    Reports to : Quality Supervisor

    Position Location : Christchurch

    Number of Direct Reports : None

    How you'll make an impact :

    You'll be part of a friendly and dynamic team that supports our customers in the development of life changing drugs & vaccines.

    In this role you will be responsible for completing the day to day testing of raw materials, chemicals and in-process samples.

    You will also be responsible for calibration of in-process and laboratory equipment. All tasks are completed in conformance with standard operating procedures, and cGMP / ISO principles as applicable.

    What will you do?

  • Facilitate quality control documentation (SOP’s, Standard Forms) including writing, reviewing and updating of documents.
  • Communicate effectively across departments and internal customers.
  • Perform QC analyses and associated tasks as per standard procedures, make observations and interpret findings
  • Recording and analysing data in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility
  • Ordering and maintain stock and resources and ensuring correct storage conditions for samples and chemicals
  • Conducting and supporting investigations
  • Review and process deviations, non-conforming product and corrective actions.
  • Complete other activities that support maintaining and operating the Quality System.
  • Conceive and participate in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Observe all safety rules which are established to maintain safe work practices, including wearing personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Conduct proactive hazard identification and report any accidents, incidents and near misses.

  • Contribute to process improvement.
  • Working hours are 8.00 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
  • How will you get here?

  • Tertiary Science qualification
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a manufacturing or laboratory environment
  • Previous experience working in an ISO9001 or cGMP environment
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheets, database applications
  • What will put you ahead of the competition?

  • Highly self-directed and pro-active
  • Reliable and honest with a positive work ethic
  • Computer literate in word processing and spreadsheets
  • An excellent communicator
  • Organised with a proven ability to prioritise tasks according to customer requirements
  • Being meticulous and having high attention to detail
  • Having discipline and being thorough, methodical and systematic
  • Strong multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Proven team building and team participation skills
  • What’s in it for you?

  • Work in a collegial, customer focussed and motivated team
  • Work within a strong culture of process improvement and lots of great tools
  • Access to global systems training and professional colleagues
  • Embedded quality system
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities on the job and through our own on-line Thermo Fisher University
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