Quality Inspector Jobs in Kansas City, MO at CEVA Animal Health, LLC

Title: Quality Inspector

Company: CEVA Animal Health, LLC

Location: Kansas City, MO

Quality Inspector Location: Kansas City, MO

Job Summary and Purpose:

This position is responsible for the quality assurance of incoming finished products and intermediates at the Ceva Pharmaceutical Warehouse (KC, MO). Incumbents will have the responsibility for ensuring that incoming materials are inspected for damage, correctness and meets all specifications in compliance to regulations according to 21CFR211 and/or applicable Ceva procedures.

Responsibilities and Key Duties:

The Quality Inspector will have the following key duties and responsibilities:

Inspection of incoming materials to ensure it meets specifications and evaluate release / reject disposition

Physically examine material and review documentation to ensure compliance with SOPs and product specifications

Complete applicable GMP documentation relating to release/quarantine/reject of materials

Update disposition of incoming goods in the ERP system

Write/review procedures to manage the Quality Inspection process

Track quality metrics to monitor performance of suppliers and inspection operations

Inspect returned product and assist in the investigation/disposition of returned product

Prepare/review GMP documentation pertaining to material rework and specifications

Act as the site quality representative during audits/regulatory inspections

Organize, conduct and record training for Warehouse personnel

Core Competencies:

Shape solutions out of complexity – Questions the way things are done

Client focus – Installs customer focus within entity

Collaborate with empathy – Proactively cooperates

Engage and develop – Drives conditions for optimal performance

Drive ambition and accountability – Holds self and others accountable for high performance

Influence others – Consciously tries to persuade

Technical / Functional Competencies:

Able to review incoming test results and interpret results

Manage inventory in JDE (i.e.- release/quarantine/reject material)

Able to write/review GMP documentation

Able to use various IT software to record and report on inventory (MicroSoft suite, JDE)

Have strong problem-solving skills and ability to use multiple different problem-solving tools depending on the issue at hand

Ability to work in a highly demanding environment with many people giving direction outside of the hierarchical structure

Ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities based on multiple directives but utilizing the overall goals and objectives of the organization

Excellent communication skills both verbally and written and use different forms of technology appropriately to communicate

Self-starter – must be willing and able to take initiative to continuously improve Ceva’s processes and procedures for ensuring the safety and security of our product inventory

Must be a team player – can work effectively within a team and as a quality consultant to the team

Must be highly organized and utilize 5S principles of Lean to maintain area of responsibility

Have a positive attitude which is displayed in ability to be flexible and adapt when necessary while still maintaining tight control of working area


Education –Bachelor’s degree in a life science with some experience or background in biological science preferred

Work Experience – 2-3 years of experience in quality assurance roles, within a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, preferred

Other (consider certifications, specialized knowledge and/or training, etc.) –

Physical Requirements:

Ability to read, write legibly and communicate in English

Visual inspection

Position will require bending, twisting, lifting, standing about 70% of the time in order to inspect materials

Working Conditions:


Travel Required:


This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, duties and responsibilities or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not an employment contract. Ceva reserves the right to modify job duties and/or job descriptions at any time to meet the needs of the business.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

**Ceva is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Ceva encourages men and women, members of all racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

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