193541 - Quality Assurance Specialist
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
West Hills
State
CA
Rate
Up to $25.00 DOE
Duration
6 mos
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist in West Hills, CA.

SUMMARY:
Work directly with customers and suppliers to quickly address quality related issues. Responsible for the day to day execution of core quality processes under the supervision of Director, Quality Assurance with mentoring from more senior QA Specialists (Skill levels II and III).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in all aspects of the QA job function, e.g. processing of Complaints, Quarantine, Recovery, Customer Recovery and Advisories (QRRs), change notifications, customer surveys, quality certificates, internal audits, SalesLogix tickets, generation of supplier and team metrics, etc. Process the download and distribution of Complaints daily. Identify those Complaints requiring escalation. Work with customer service to fully document the customer's allegation and facilitate the return of product to be evaluated. Coordinate investigations with suppliers, and communicate root cause and corrective actions to customers. Coordinate investigation of quality issues with customers and suppliers. Review, approve and communicate root cause and corrective action to stakeholders. Facilitate the quarantine, recovery and disposition of products including those that may be sensitive in nature for regulatory or legal reasons. Collect and analyze quality data, run Oracle queries, and prepare and distribute quality reports. Respond to customer surveys and Requests for Proposal, (RFPs) in a timely manner. Create and revise QA procedures and work instructions. Participate in internal audits of the Quality Management System. Participate in continuous improvement of core processes, using Practical Process Improvement (PPI). Present QA functions and provide training as required to departments outside of QA. Execute projects and complete other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Organized and works with a sense of urgency. Attention to detail. Ability to multi-task. Customer focused. Flexible team player. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experienced in dealing with customers and suppliers. Skilled problem solver with a results orientation. Strong computer and analytical skills, including: data analysis and reporting using, Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Data Warehouse tools. Experienced in a continuous improvement methodology and related analytical tools, e.g. Six Sigma, PPI, Lean, Minitab, Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA), run charts, flow charting, Pareto charts, pivot tables etc. Minimum two years' experience working in an ISO (13485 preferred) and/or FDA current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) environment. Experienced internal or external auditor, lead auditor experience preferred. Experience working with a quality information management system, Master Control preferred. Ability to travel and work in a laboratory, warehouse or manufacturing environment; less than 15% of the time. Experience in dealing with customers and suppliers. Skilled at root cause analysis and problem solving with a results orientation. Experienced in a continuous improvement methodology and related analysis tools, e.g. Six Sigma, PPI, Lean, Minitab, Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA), run charts, flow charting, Pareto charts, pivot tables etc. Minimum two years' experience working in an ISO (13485 preferred) and/or FDA current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) environment.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in a technical/scientific field, e.g. engineering, chemistry, biology, or mathematics.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Johnnie Barrientos
jbarrientos@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x290 or (800) 927-9318 x290

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.