Quality Control Laboratory Technician

  • Torrent Pharma Inc.
  • Levittown, PA, USA
  • Aug 09, 2021
Full time Quality Control

Job Description

The major responsibility of the Quality Control Laboratory Technician is to provide support to various laboratory functions including cleaning of laboratory glassware, maintaining laboratory cleanliness and tidiness, ordering laboratory supplies, chemicals and reagents. The Quality Control Laboratory Technician will maintain inventory for laboratory supplies, perform daily verification of laboratory equipment and basic Wet Chemistry testing.  Responsibilities will also include receiving in-coming samples in the laboratory and preparing samples and paperwork for outside testing. The Quality Control Laboratory Technician will report to the Quality Control Laboratory Group Lead and efficiently conduct all duties and responsibilities assigned, and/or delegated by the Head of Quality Control Laboratory or the Site Head of Quality.    


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include the following, but are not limited to:
  • Perform daily verification and or calibration of laboratory equipment, i.e. pH meter, Balance, Karl fisher
  • Receive and log incoming samples in the logbook
  • Perform basic Wet Chemistry testing
  • Preparation of solution, solvents and mobile phases
  • Accurately documenting all tests/test materials/equipment used and all results obtained
  • Work in accordance with approved methods, SOPs and cGMP/GLP and GDPs while performing tests
  • Preparation of packaging components, Raw material, finished product, stability samples and related request form for outside laboratory testing
  • Cleaning and organizing the laboratory glassware
  • Maintain the laboratory in clean and organize manner
  • Ordering laboratory supplies, chemicals and reagent
  • Moving of sample and chemical waste to designated area for destruction. Adheres to safety regulation and OSHA procedure.
  • Executes assigned tasks within established timelines
  • Complies with company policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Maintains confidently and communicates effectively
  • Works with computers as well as laboratory software as needed



  • Maintains and demonstrates a high level of personal and professional integrity
  • Reports any suspicious activity to laboratory management
  • Assists Laboratory Management on special projects and assignments
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by Laboratory Management as needed



To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed represent the knowledge, skills, and ability required for this role.

 Safety Requirements:

  • Ensure adherence to all personal protective equipment
  • Report facility, department and/or any other observed safety related concerns immediately to Manager and/or Human Resources



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office particularly in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team, self-motivation, adaptability and positive attitude
  • Must be able to work in a cross-functional environment interacting with other internal departments and external vendors
  • Ability to work in a detail-oriented manner
  • Ability to meet attendance standards: All full-time employees are required to work a 40-hour week. At times it may be necessary to work additional hours in order to accomplish the required tasks to meet deadlines.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science Field, Chemistry Degree preferred
  • one or more years of experience GMP laboratory environment
  • Experience and knowledge of basic laboratory operations such as weighing and preparing solution
  • Ability to follow laboratory procedure with technical content, quality and safety with instruction
  • Must have knowledge of safe handle of chemicals and reagents
  • Must be able to operate a laboratory glassware washer


Language Skills:                                                             

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions in the English language through verbal and written methods.
  • Ability to write or speak in the English language and communicate information effectively in one-on-one and groups within the organization.


Mathematical Skills:                                                     

  • Ability to interpret data utilizing intermediate math operations
  • Ability to perform simple analytical calculations


Reasoning Ability:                                                        

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out multi-step instructions
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations including occasional variables


Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus


Work Environment:

  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be loud at times