Qc Laboratory Technician, Auckland

Last update 2024-06-13
Expires 2024-07-13
ID #2187755627
Qc Laboratory Technician, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified June 10, 2024


Job Description
Quality Control Laboratory Technician
Permanent, full-time

position with

competitive renumeration




Upper Hutt, New Zealand

Upskill and growth in an area your passionate about , whilst being fully supported and encouraged.

Join a Trusted Global Leading

Animal Health


The primary responsibility of the QC Laboratory Technician is to perform and document tests within the assigned QC Laboratory, monitor assay performance, plan and co-ordinate own workload and contribute to ensuring the smooth running of their area to meet schedules for release of final and intermediate products.
The QC Laboratory Technician sits within the Global Animal Health Manufacturing organization and reports to QC Manager.
What You Will Do
Responsibilities include, however not limited to:
Test antigen and / or vaccine, to required standards, according to set schedules/timelines by:
Planning, conducting, reporting and interpreting routine laboratory assays in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Ensuring adequate stocks of reagents, test materials and equipment are available to perform tests on time

Accurately record all test data / observations by:
Documenting all tasks in test records, worksheets or logbooks in accordance with Good Documentation Practice

Peer reviewing work of other team members on procedures in which they are fully trained

Maintain housekeeping standards by:
Performing housekeeping tasks in accordance with SOPs and GLP

Completing regular assigned housekeeping inspections

Maintaining lab equipment in fully operational state of calibration / validation, including performing routine calibrations

Referring to, understanding and following applicable Global Quality Policies

Minimise Events / invalid test assays by:
Monitoring assays for unusual occurrences including preparing and reviewing trends of assay results

Investigating and reporting on Events

Notifying supervisor of potential failures, recording faults and rectifying common faults independently

Contribute to the continuous improvement and introduction of new methods in the department by:
Implementing assigned CAPA identified in investigations

Performing routine test method or equipment validations under direction

Authoring or technically reviewing SOPs for procedures in which they are fully trained

Be an active member of the QC team by:
Completing training in assigned area / tasks

Providing on-the-job training for other members of the QC team

Supporting other team members initiatives

Documentation and Reporting Responsibilities

Develop and maintain documentation in accordance with Company and relevant quality standards

Produce/assist with SOP development and SOP updates

Follow global and local procedures to ensure that you are familiar with the required reporting processes and timelines for Events, Adverse Events and Product Quality complaints

What You Must have
Science degree or equivalent

(Chemistry Preferred)

Experience in a laboratory

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Understanding of GMP/GLP

What You Can Expect
Work autonomously whilst being

supported, encouraged

and being part of a trusted Global Leading Animal Health organisation

Exposure to

upskill and develop

in your role

Flexibility and

opening doors to other opportunities

and skillsets

Joining a


team of

likeminded individuals

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.
Current Employees apply

Current Contingent Workers apply

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Employee Status:

VISA Sponsorship:
Travel Requirements:
Flexible Work Arrangements:
Not Applicable

Valid Driving License:
Hazardous Material(s):

Requisition ID: R283934


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Qc laboratory technician

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