• Quality Control Technician

    Job Locations CA-Ottawa
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing Operations
  • Overview

    Quality Control Technician personnel perform procedures that include evaluation of raw materials, in-process components, finished products, equipment quality control, and equipment maintenance in compliance with guidelines established by Orasure Technologies and regulatory agencies. The Quality Technician is responsible for the inspection of bulk chemistry solutions produced in-house.


    • Perform all procedures accurately according to written Work Instructions and SOPs as indicated in the Quality Control procedures and other applicable facility procedures.
    • Maintains a clean, organized work area and lab supplies
    • Assist in the training of QC laboratory employees in new methods and procedures.
    • Develop and maintain systems to track trends in product and component quality.
    • Perform verification and calibration of certain measurement equipment.
    • Support process validations per procedures.
    • Responsible for performing incoming inspection of labeling, finished product, raw materials including chemicals, etc. 
    • Responsible for performing final inspection of internal production.
    • Responsible for performing final inspection and testing of Chemical Production.
    • Perform source inspection at Contract Manufacturers’ and suppliers when needed.
    • Develop and maintain inspection related procedures.
    • Perform customer complaint investigations including required testing, evaluations and batch history reviews when requested.
    • Perform failure investigations including investigative testing (NCRs) and CAPAs.
    • Communicate with Contract Manufacturers and other suppliers on incoming lot acceptance results.
    • Performs other job duties and special assignments and projects as put forth by the direct sQC Supervisor and /or Director Quality Control inventory and supply items as needed.
    • Be able to interact with internal and external auditors.




    • Bachelor Degree or diploma in chemistry or biological science or equivalent combination of relevant job experience and training.
    • Education or certification in Quality Auditing, Quality Engineering or Quality Management an asset.





    • Minimum 3 years in a chemical laboratory environment.
    • Minimum 3 years in quality control or quality assurance role.
    • Meticulous attention to detail.
    • Strong laboratory and time management skills.
    • Experience analyzing technical data and preparing technical reports.
    • Knowledge of quality management systems such as ISO9001, ISO13485 or cGMP.
    • Experience with quality tools to solve problems.
    • Demonstrated resourcefulness and ability to work with a diverse set of tasks and responsibilities.
    • Proficiency in MS Office Applications.


    At DNA Genotek, we are committed to building and preserving an accessible, welcoming, supportive, fair, and inclusive environment.

    Accommodations are available to support prospective employees during the recruitment and hiring process. Should you require any accommodations, please advise us in advance so that we can work with you to find a suitable accommodation.


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