Quality Control Lab Technician

Quality Control Lab Technician

Kimberly-Clark Corporation | Maumelle, AR, 72113, US
Salary Range:$28,000 – $33,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Quality Control Lab Technician

Job Description

Core Job Responsibilities: (These are the primary duties of the job, but the roles are expected to perform other duties as assigned)

* Demonstrate safety as a value by performing all job functions safely, while also complying with corporate policies and departmental procedures, to reduce risk and eliminate loss.
* Manages self in accordance with the Company values. Effectively achieve results that meet business and individual objectives.
* Perform quality tasks in and outside of the lab including finished product, water, raw material, personnel, and environmental microbiological testing.
* Participate in sanitization audits.
* Perform computer data entry.
* Create, review, and modify Quality work instructions and forms.
* Create and review records of the Quality Management System (QMS) using Good Documentation Practices (GDPs).
* Properly identify and react to quality issues.
* Flow to work to support quality team needs.
* Aseptically conduct microbiological testing in a timely manner.
* Keep testing supplies, quality lab, storage, and work areas organized, clean, and sanitized (where applicable) to avoid cross contamination.
* Receive and document receipt of quality supplies as well as retrieve, review, and record applicable Certificate of Analysis and/or Certificate of Conformance (COAs, COCs).
* Record daily testing and activities using software (LIMS) and in various logbooks utilizing GDPs.
* Perform verifications on calibrated equipment as needed.
* Assist in validation studies as needed.
* Conduct record audits.
* Maintain up to date knowledge regarding sector and facility converting and coform quality needs.
* Provide feedback to appropriate personnel regarding the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
* Have Operations shut asset down to correct immediate quality issues as necessary.
* Other duties as business needs dictate.

Required Job Functions:

* Role model all Safety Requirements including Electrical Safe Working Practices, Hazard Recognition, and Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE).
* Adhere to all Quality Requirements including strict Gowning and Hygiene requirements.
* Strong Analytical skills
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to effectively influence others, possessing strong interpersonal skills, able to adjust communication style to different audiences.
* Ability to utilize problem-solving skills to determine the root cause
* Demonstrate initiative and self-motivation.
* Demonstrate managing time and tasks efficiently while maintaining an excellent quality of work
* Demonstrated performance in safety, quality, and attendance with previous employments.
* Capable of prioritizing tasks to meet goals and ensure product quality.
* Ability to develop a working knowledge of operational tasks required of Maumelle colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

* Ability to maintain a work schedule of 12-hour flexible shifts (day or night), including overtime, weekends, and holidays (will be expected to work overtime as business needs dictate)
* Must be able to wear the required PPE while performing tasks
* Must be able to lift 40 pounds twice each hour.
* Ascend and descend stairs, ladders and ramps.
* Perform bending, twisting, stooping and crouching movements.
* Understanding of GMPs
* Minimum of 18 years of age
* High school diploma or GED equivalency
* Legal right to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

* Previous micro laboratory experience at an FDA regulated facility and/or degree in applicable science field
* Previous LIMS will be consider a plus.

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing. With an inclusive culture, our employees - and the original thinking they bring to Kimberly-Clark - make us stronger. EOE disability/vet.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

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