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Quality Assurance (QA) Assistant, San Diego, CA

Quality Assurance (QA) Assistant, San Diego, CA

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Quality Management with continually evaluating Quality Systems and procedures while independently identifying areas for improvement and assisting in the implementation of new practices. 
  • Assist with training employees on GMP requirements as well as specific procedures. 
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining inventory system for controlled temperature material storage.  
  • Responsible for coordinating shipments for in-process samples, final products, and R&D samples to clients as well as contract testing facilities and other organizations. 
  • Responsible for operational maintenance log books; equipment, shipments, etc. 
  • Responsible for maintaining the equipment and calibration programs.   
  • Prepare monthly equipment calibration lists, including contacting service providers, obtaining quotes, scheduling appointments, and updating equipment files accordingly. 
  • Provide assistance in maintaining company¿s preventive maintenance programs for equipment used in GMP Production.  
  • Review Calibration and Preventive Maintenance Records. 
  • Track and Investigate equipment out of tolerance reports (OOTs), Deviations and CAPAs. 
  • Assists management with client¿s on-site audits. 
  • Serve as a backup operator for routine and in-process Environmental Monitoring of the GMP production facilities and during aseptic filling operations. 
  • Initiate and participate in the investigations into Environmental Monitoring excursions and assess any potential impact. 
  • Assist with the batch record review process to ensure the proper evaluation before the release of lots. 
  • Provide support to Manufacturing Department in line and equipment clearance activities.  
  • Write, revise, and follow Standard Operating Procedures in accordance with cGMPs.  
  • Perform other duties as required. 

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent. 
  • One (1) year of experience in a quality-related position. 
  • Preferred one (1) year experience in a manufacturing or biology environment. 
  • Knowledge of basic business software programs, such as Microsoft Office Suite.   
  • Ability to use available research tools to conduct basic research. 
  • Ability to maintain positive demeanor in a continually changing, multi-task work assignments in a deadline-driven work environment. 
  • Basic inspection skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team. 
  • Skill in communicating with all levels of employees, staff and external customers. 
  • Operates to the highest ethical and moral standards. 
  • Complies with company's policies and procedures. 
  • Adheres to quality standards set by regulations and company policies, procedures and mission. 
  • Communicates effectively with supervisors, colleagues and subordinates.  
  • Ability to participate effectively as a team player in all aspects of company's business. 
  • Provide administrative leadership for us and provide knowledge-based expertise in related areas that can be applied to meeting the strategic goals. 
  • Travel as needed. 

For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions? Call Grace at 714-971-0721 or Email at

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