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Quality Control Manager

  • Ref: 283546
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Ridgefield, NJ
  • Industry: Cosmetics / Skin Care
  • Job Level: Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Quality Control Manager needed for a direct hire position in Ridgefield, NJ in the cosmetics industry. This position requires someone with strong cosmetics experience. 

Company Information

Our client is a dedicated purveyor in the cosmetics industry. Specializing in creams and balms, they take the time to meticulously check that every product exceeds their standards. This company has a wide array of merchandise that they pride themselves on.

Job Duties

  • Oversee supervision of QC Inspectors in Manufacturing areas, Warehouse FG auditing, Special Sample handling, Review of In-process Batch Records and related documentation.
  • Conduct non-conformance, product complaints, out-of-specification investigations and provide corrective and preventive actions with follow-ups.
  • Train and supervise batch testing personnel, issues certificates of conformance (COC), certificates of manufacture (COM), and certificates of analysis (COA) to customers on bulk and work-in-progress (WIP).
  • Maintain an accurate record of approved, quarantined, rejected products.
  • Ensure compliance to all SOPs and other regulatory requirements (e.g. FDA, EPA, OSHA, ISO 13485:2003).
  • Review release and compliance of bulk and intermediates where applicable, to customer requirements.
  • Using approved Change Controls, starting material information, and bill of materials, generate and maintain new Batch/Fill Specs instructions for pre-weigh, blending, filling, and packaging activities.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of QC inspection requirements for components, raw materials, in-process/bulk and finished goods.
  • Assist in the review and release of finished products, when applicable.
  • Ensure that finished goods, bulk, raw materials, components are maintained correctly in the warehouse and other holding areas.
  • Facilitate on-site customer inspections, coordinating availability of product and communication of disposition to Quality and Inventory Control.
  • Interface with customer distribution operations where needed.
  • Review of QC Inspection reports daily for correctness and completeness.
  • Conduct non-conformance resolutions, complaint investigations, and associated corrective and preventative actions.
  • Review of batch records, worksheets, and Inspection documentation for completeness and correctness.
  • Maintain and updates ERP System, maintains repository of batch records/documents, and other Mfg & Assembly in-process Specifications.
  • Assist in establishing production and assembly inspection information sheets and documentation as required Assist in interpreting and/or developing of customer specifications and requirements for approved formulas.
  • Conduct periodic analysis of In-process Inspection program for pre-weigh and bulk manufacture and makes recommendations.
  • Participate in In-process Quality in-house and outside training program.
  • Ensure that review of in-process activities in both Manufacturing and Warehouse areas is conducted by QC inspectors for conformance to specifications; follow up on out-of-specifications including non-conformances.


  • Minimum of Bachelor degree (Life Sciences, Engineering, related profession).

Experience & Skills Required

  • Five+ years industry or related experience in cosmetic or pharma industry.
  • Computer literate and effective communication skills.
  • Data analysis, specification development skills.
  • Previous inspecting, auditing or manufacturing experience - a plus.