Quality Control Technician
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Auckland, Auckland, NZL
3d ago

About Thermo Fisher Scientific NZ

Over 350 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

    Reports to : Quality Control Supervisor

    Position Location : Auckland

    Number of Direct Reports : 0

    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 and vaccines.

    We manufacture Gold Standard animal serum products in the world. In this role, you will be supporting the Quality Control function in performing testing and release of the final products.

    What will you do?

  • Perform microbiology tests and environmental monitoring of facilities and utilities, which could include sterility, bacterial counts, fungal counts, mycoplasma testing, bacteriophage counts and other identification procedures as required.
  • Prepare and analyze a wide range of samples from raw materials to finished products in accordance with the standard operating procedures to ensure a high level of service is maintained.
  • Interpret scientific data and investigate any issues.
  • Maintain full traceability in line with GMP standards for all samples, records and documentation.
  • Day to day upkeep of equipment such as calibration and monitoring as well as general laboratory housekeeping.
  • Observe all safety rules to maintain safe work practices, including wearing personal protective equipment (PPE). Conduct proactive hazard identification and report any accidents, incidents and near misses.
  • Writing, reviewing and issuing Quality Control documentation.
  • Conceive and participate in quality improvement initiatives and contribute to process improvements.
  • Working hours are 6 2 : 30pm Monday to Friday and potentially some weekend work
  • How will you get here?

  • Tertiary Science qualification, microbiology highly desirable.
  • Experience working in a quality control laboratory environment, microbiology testing highly preferred
  • Knowledge of quality control laboratory methods, quality assurance methods, and compliance standards including ISO9001 and general GMP requirements
  • 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, spreadsheets
  • An excellent communicator
  • Organised with a proven ability to prioritise tasks according to customer requirements
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheets, database applications
  • What’s in it for you?

  • Work in a collegial, customer focused 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
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