Quality Assistant

Date: Feb 27, 2024

Location: Centerville, UT, US, 84014

Company: Actylis

Actylis is a leading manufacturer and supplier of critical raw materials and performance ingredients serving the Life Sciences, Specialty Chemicals, and Agriscience industries.


We offer standard and custom ingredients through our rapidly growing portfolio of GMP and non-GMP facilities worldwide, and further choice through our strong sourcing hub network. This unique hybrid option blending manufacturing and global sourcing, combined with more than 75 years of sourcing and distribution experience makes Actylis the Partner of Choice.

Position Summary

Provides quality compliance and control oversight during receiving, handling, production, packing, holding and distribution of ingredients and finished goods. Job involves observing, inspecting, sampling, sorting, receiving, cataloging raw materials, in-process product and finished batches. Ensures accurate and timely inspection of in-process documentation, and production equipment. Assists with equipment cleanliness and sanitation compliance. Accurate record keeping for GMPs (SOP compliance) is essential.  Works to ensure product meets quality standards from beginning to end of manufacturing process.    

Responsibilities will include:

  1. Documentation and record keeping of quality related activities critical. Includes formulation checks, observation of physical weighing and measuring, labeling (in-process and finished), cleanliness, monitoring of environmental and other processes that may affect product quality.  Ensures all required SOP records for equipment, plant and grounds, processes, etc. and other documentation is completed in a timely manner according to requirements and provided to the QC unit for review and retention.
  2. Individual must be familiar with all aspects of production and machinery: blenders, grinders, hot water, furnaces, racks, air handling/filtration, etc. and familiar with the use of laboratory measuring instruments and testing equipment such as calibration of scales, pH meters etc.  Process specific training provided, but experience is a plus.
  3. Review work instructions and related documents (HACCP, PSV etc.) for each batch and ensure compliance with work instructions and all applicable SOPs during receiving, handling, production, packing, holding and shipping of ingredients and related products.
  4. Confirm equipment cleanliness /readiness. Perform swab testing on blenders, grinders, or as otherwise needed for allergens (soy and yeast).  Additionally, individual will be swabbing for protein (sanitization) and other contaminants as well as confirming proper concentration of cleaning and sanitizing agents using appropriate methods.
  5. Report to QC, Production Supervisor and upper management any deviations and/or deficiency in conforming to SOPs. Support QA, QC and operations with inspections, sampling, releasing raw materials and products and other activities as needed. Attend weekly QC meeting as member of the QC team.
  6. Perform in-house tests on raw materials, in process materials and finished goods as necessary. Maintenance of in-house standards (visual library), retain product samples, assist in customer sample requests etc. as necessary.
  7. Follow all safety policies and ensure work environment is free of safety hazards as well as recommend improvements to EHS manager. 
  8. Individual will serve as a resource for the production team in relation to all quality standards, QC training, QC questions and other needs as necessary.

Required Experience & Knowledge

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Individual must perform essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.   

  • Education and/or Experience:  High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Ability to communicate using verbal, written and electronic methods as well as complete documentation in template form required (i.e. ability to communicate via email/text and complete Word templates).
  • Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to use scales and understand values. 
  • Physical Demands:  Lifting 55 lbs.

Physical Demand

Lifting 55 lbs.

Actylis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Actylis US does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

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