QA Technician - Chemistry

Church & Dwight
York, PA
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
IT, QA Engineer
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Overview: This is a weekend night shift position: "F" Shift - Thursday & Friday 9:30 pm to 6:00 am and Saturday & Sunday 5:30 pm to 5:30 am What we're about:Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally. This highly visible position located at our York, PA Facility. What we'll offer:Competitive salary including annual bonus & Stock Incentive ProgramComprehensive benefits package along with generous 401KCareer ownership & developmentDiversity & SustainabilityChurch & Dwight Co. Inc., a $3.5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey. We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance, the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016. Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v. Responsibilities:What you'll do: This position has overall responsibility for all facets of quality in a lean manufacturing and distribution environment. Support the packaging lines to ensure plant quality requirements are met while achieving maximum safety and line efficiency with minimal downtime.Responsible at all times for promoting a safety culture and awareness within their area of responsibility. Support and enforce all plant safety policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.Responsible for having a clear understanding and adhering to all corporate and plant quality procedures, methodology, and terminology as they apply to production.Maintain adherence to C & D Control Plan including quality checks for testing frequency, sampling plan and product compliance. Execution of Quality Control Methods for line inspection & batch testing. Liquid changeover compliance and line startups. Participation in quality control and quality audits for packaging lines.Adherence and execution of quality procedures that include handling customer complaints and control of non-conformances (out of specification material and/or product).Using lab equipment, perform basic chemical testing such as viscosity, specific gravity, pH measurement, solids, color/odor check, etc.Learn and utilize basic statistical quality/process control application.Responsible for collection of quality inspection records from packaging lines and maintaining records files. Complete Ramsey check-weigher and Fill-Tec verification as required.Evaluate quality data and plant process capabilities. Suggest opportunities for continuous improvement and areas for specification change where applicable.Incorporate principles of lean manufacturing such as 5S, key TPS elements, etc.Daily data input in computer as department requires for both lab-data and quality data. Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed.Perform other related duties as required and assigned. Qualifications:What you'll need:Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to build positive relationships at all levels of the organizationExcellent communications skills - ability to communicate clearly and concisely in multiple media - verbal, written, etc.Excellent organizational/time management skills. Ability to prioritize work assignments in a fast-paced work environment.Strong computer skills (SAP, WMS, and MS Office Suite).Must be able to read & understand materials & products specifications in English. Upon training, must be able to work with measuring equipments such as calipers, gauges etc.In-depth knowledge of production operation, including equipment, materials, work flow, etc. Education:Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Chemical Engineering or related experience preferred.1-3 years industry experience working as a quality inspector or technician in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, preferably in consumer packaged goods.