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Quality Positions

QA CONTRACT MANUFACTURING SPECIALIST
 
Job Description:
Evaluates quality systems, drives quality system improvement initiatives, provides support for manufacturing and complaint investigations, and represents NOW Foods QA on new product initiatives for products manufactured at contract manufacturing facilities, NOW Foods affiliates, and/or other manufacturing or supplier partners and improvement of existing products.
 
Hours:
Posted 08/11/14   (1 position) Full-time   1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required; science or engineering or related discipline preferred.  A minimum of three years experience in Quality Assurance or Quality Control within an FDA/GMP environment is required.  A basic level of chemistry and stoichiometry is required. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

R&D SPECIALIST
 
Job Description:
This position may be a level I, II, or III depending on the experience level of the candidate. Participates in all functions of research and development including, but not limited to, formulation development, raw material evaluation, technical troubleshooting, packaging testing, and employee training to meet company standards for product quality, production efficiency, and profitability by performing these duties in a timely manner.
 
Hours:
Posted 07/30/14   (1 position) Full-time   2nd shift
 
Qualifications:
Master's of Science degree in Food Science or related field; or Bachelor of Science in Food Science or related field and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, physical, functional, background check.

R&D SPECIALIST II
 
Job Description:
Participates in all functions of research and development including, but not limited to, formulation development, raw material evaluation, technical troubleshooting, packaging testing, and employee training to meet company standards for product quality, production efficiency, and profitability by performing these duties in a timely manner.
 
Hours:
Posted 07/30/14 (1 position) Full-time 1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Master's of Science degree in Food Science or related field; or Bachelor of Science in Food Science or related field and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Pre-employment testing required: drug screen, physical, functional, background check.

QC INSPECTOR I
 
Job Description:
Performs raw material evaluation on all incoming shipments and obtains representative lot samples. Completes necessary documentation and Oracle entries. Reviews documentation for completeness and compliance with GMPs and SOPs. Does random in-process testing to verify operator’s results. Releases materials for use and reviews documentation for completeness. Communicates problems/out-of-specification issues to supervisor/lead and operations personnel. Assists supervisor/lead in conducting investigations.
 
Hours:
Posted 05/16/14   (1 position) Full-time   3rd shift    10:45 pm – 7:15 am
Posted 07/17/14   (2 positions) Full-time   3rd shift    10:45 pm – 7:15 am
Posted 11/05/14   (1 position) Full-time   1st shift    6:45 am – 3:15 pm
 
Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED and zero to two years related inspection experience. Must be able to lift 50#. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, physical, functional, background check.

QC STABILITY PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
 
Job Description:
Reviews test documentation and assesses the results to provide recommendations for improvement as well as information for shelf life issues and changes needed for the protocol if needed. Statistically evaluates stability data using control charting to determine outliers and linear regression to predict the next time point’s result. Manages the stability program and provides improvements with involvement from R&D, scientists (method development) and quality management.  Coordinates stability test requests from multiple departments and determines testing needed.  Reviews confirmed nonconformance results from analytical lab and physical lab and acts as liaison to R&D and QC/QA Management to determine a resolution.  Works jointly with R&D and QA/QC to resolve issues in stability/shelf life of products.  Ensures that the stability chambers remain at the specified temperature and humidity. Writes/reviews Standard Operating Procedures in a 21 CFR Parts 110 and 111 cGMP environment.
 
Hours:
Posted 08/13/14   (1 position) Full-time   1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or equivalent in Chemistry or related field from a four-year college with a minimum of five years quality-related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

QC LAB TECH I
 
Job Description:
Tests and inspects in-process materials, finished products, raw materials, and other laboratory samples under supervision of shift supervisor or lead technician. Technician I is typically assigned to same task area every day.  Conducts physical and organoleptic (taste, smell) testing.  Technician I will be assigned a primary assignment of physical or micro, but may be assigned in any of the task areas in which he/she has been trained based on the needs of the department.
 
Hours:
Posted 11/05/14   (1 position) Full-time   3rd shift      6:45 am – 3:15 pm
 
Qualifications:
High school equivalency with less than two years’ experience in an inspection/laboratory setting. Must be able to move up to 55#. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, physical, functional, background check.