Avantor QA Associate 1.16.2021

Company name:  Avantor

Type of industry, product or service:

Avantor® is a leading global provider of integrated, tailored solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries. Strengthened by the recent acquisition of VWR, the Company is a trusted partner to customers and suppliers from discovery to delivery. With operations in more than 30 countries and a diverse portfolio that includes more than four million products, Avantor enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and comprehensive service offerings. Collectively, we set science in motion to create a better world.

Learn more at www.avantorsciences.com

Job Title:  QA Associate

Location:  Aurora, Ohio

Contact:  Website www.avantorsciences.com or Stephanie.Demyan@avantorsciences.com

Requirements and Qualifications:

Job Summary

The role of the QA Associate is to provide support to our customers, quality management system programs (including cGMP and ISO), and the entire manufacturing operation. This position plays a vital role in helping our company achieve success through quality monitoring, modification and continuous improvement.

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  (List in order of importance)

    • Inspects shipments, reconciles labels, reviews and releases finished product and other paperwork.
    • Reviews and approves/rejects other various quality-related documents.
    • Assists in planning, developing, and implementing quality assurance programs.
    • Responds to customer requests, including but not limited to investigating complaints and completing required paperwork for corrective and preventive actions and associated follow-up.
    • Assists in changing and maintaining ISO and cGMP paperwork. Trains or oversees training.
    • Ensures the quality requirements of all departments are being followed and are accurately documented.
    • Completes PM/Calibration documentation files and manages Out Of Service Equipment
    • Interprets, understands and manages a variety of technical information.
    •  Prepares routine, technical and special presentations/reports to staff and management as required.
    • Prepares and compiles statistical analysis of quality assurance data.
    • Oversees the writing and maintaining of owner’s process manuals.
    • May coordinate and perform quality assurance system internal audits, investigate non-conformances and determine root cause analyses.
    • Reviews the current policies determining and documenting any areas that may need quality improvements.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

    • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree (business, engineering or science related field preferred) preferred
    • 1-2+ years applicable experience

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

    • Computer familiarity and record keeping skills
    • Ability to strictly adhere to manufacturing procedures for processes
    • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures and accurately complete paperwork
    • Demonstrated ability to comfortably and effectively work in a team environment
    • Good interpersonal skills, adapt readily to change, manage multiple priorities
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and proficiency with computers
    • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Must be well organized and very detail-oriented.
    • Must have the ability to conduct root cause analysis