Quality Assurance – QA Technician

maxill inc. - St. Thomas, ON (30+ days ago)

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Quality Assurance – QA Technician

Day Shift: This position will start on day shift but will transition to afternoon shift ( 4pm - 12am)

The Company

maxill is a 33 year old dental products manufacturer, importer, and distributor servicing the needs of thousands of dentists and government bodies across Canada. maxill provides a tradition of innovation, reliability and quality.

Customer service is a top priority.

The core product lines of the maxill’s packaged goods company are oral hygiene, dental disposables, preventatives and infection control. All in one form or another related to dentistry.

maxill is known as a “direct marketer” in the dental products industry. This means that maxill carries its manufacturing, marketing and logistics strengths directly to the dental professional and bypassing the traditional method of selling via distributors.


The Location

This position is located in St. Thomas, Ontario Canada.


The Position – Assistant for Maintaining and Growing the Regulatory & Quality System

With respect to all aspects of maxill’s operations, our quality systems help ensure we produce good quality of products and ensure consistency in all our operations and customer service. Our quality systems include ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and GMP Quality Systems (with respect to Food and Drugs Act, Natural Health Product Regulations, Medical Devices Regulations, US Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and US Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct quality inspection of incoming parts and finished goods and, inspection of manufactured goods
  • Accept/reject/quarantine parts and finished goods
  • Assist in label approval and control.
  • Perform QC on manufacturing processes
  • Perform finished product testing and sampling
  • Test products against specifications, perform calculations, record and analyze data
  • Evaluate and manage N/C materials
  • Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of select equipment
  • Assist in the develop, review and editing of SOPs
  • Participate in design and development of new products
  • Assist in maintenance of product files for all contract manufactured products.
  • Conduct total heterotrophic count and rapid yeast and mold count testing on samples submitted to maxill.
  • Conduct scheduled long-term testing of product manufactured on-site.
  • Evaluate quality returns for device failure or non-conformance.
  • Participate in the requests for Corrective and Preventative Action from vendors and other departments.
  • Participate in Health & Safety program to ensure a healthy and safe working environment
  • Perform other quality or manufacturing related duties as assigned by senior management


Only those applicants meeting the following qualifications will be considered;


· Minimum 1yr diploma in Chemical Engineering or a similar science-based program, from an accredited Canadian College or University

· Experience in Quality Assurance or Quality Control

· Experience in drug and/or medical device GMPs

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Strong organizational skills

· Self-motivated and able to work independently.

· Knowledge and skills in laboratory practices including microbiological testing.

· Thorough knowledge and capability with MS Office Suite.

· Excellent attention to detail

Strongly Preferred:

· BSc in chemistry with microbiology background.

· Working knowledge in dealing with FDA, EPA and Health Canada

· Minimum 1 years’ experience in a GMP regulated environment

· Experience with developing SOPs

· Experience with healthcare regulatory affairs

· Experience with performing internal audits

Additional Details

Assignment: Full Time

Income: We pledge to provide a remuneration that is compatible and very competitive with one’s past experience and the results that one feels she/he can deliver to the organization.

This entry position is intended for an individual to be groomed to become a manager.

Hours: This position will start on day shift but will transition to afternoon shift ( 4pm - 12am)

maxill is seeking only long-term job candidates who want to get in early and grow themselves and their income along with the success of this segment of the company.

We have an amicable work environment where achievements are recognized and success is rewarded. Experience in the described areas is desirable and will be a focus for review on applications.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $48,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year


  • Casual Dress
  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • Vision Care


  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Day shift


  • Chemical Engineering: 1 year (Preferred)
  • GMP: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Health Canada: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Internal Audits: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Quality Assurance: 1 year (Preferred)


  • St. Thomas, ON (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No