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QC Chemist

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:28:38 PM
  • 2910397
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Illinois; Arlington Heights


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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Manufacturing Quality and Inspection Technician is responsible for in-process and release testing of finished products produced on site. The role also includes raw material testing, analytical equipment operation, and maintenance as needed. The technician participates in the development of new procedures and conducts calibrations/validation studies as they pertain to analytical testing. Work is technical and specialized, requiring accuracy and attention to detail.

Essential Responsibilities:
Key responsibilities/essential functions include:
• Performs required analytical testing on in-process and final products.
• Performs USP, EP, and ACS testing on raw materials.
• Testing using HPLC, FTIR, ICP-OES, UV/VIS, Liquid Scintillation, and Gamma Spectrometer.
• Tracking and trending of analytical data
• Participates in validation projects requiring analytical support.
• Writing and developing SOPs
• Contributes to process improvement through Lean, 5S and six sigma tools.
• Assists in the stocking and supplying of the QC lab.
• Performs visual inspection of finished product.


Quality Specific Goals:

1. Knowledge and understanding of acceptance activity requirements for incoming, in-process, and final inspection requirements (as associated with job type/position) to ensure that a device conforms to it’s specification and out of specification items are properly handled.

2. Knowledge and understanding of Stop Orders, Concessions, ESD, Calibration, Preventative Maintenance, Material Identification & Segregation, documentation configuration control practices; documentation & disposition of non-conforming material, and Good Documentation Practices requirements, as associated with this job type/position

3. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

4. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

5. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Qualifications/Requirements:
1. Associate degree plus 2 years working experience in Manufacturing or Laboratory or Bachelor’s degree
2. Ability to speak, understand, read, and write in local language
3. Proficient with software applications applicable to the job
4. Must be available for nights and weekends as needed.
5. Must have the ability to distinguish color.
6. Ability to lift 25lbs

Desired Characteristics:
1. Waters Empower Experience or similar software
2. Equipment experience with HPLC, ICP, UV/Vis, FT-IR
3. Experience working with radioactive material including the use of gamma spectrometers, Ion Chambers and liquid scintillation analyzers
4. Visual inspection experience
5. Working knowledge of USP
6. Experience in a FDA regulated QC environment
7. Background in Math or Chemistry

Locations: United States; Illinois; Arlington Heights

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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