Northwest Cosmetic Labs

QC Lead Finished Good Inspector

Employment Status: Regular/Full-Time
Reports To: Quality Control Manager
Location: Idaho Falls
Shift(s): Swing

Job Summary:

Performs tasks as required in the Quality Department but not limited to oversight of finished goods inspections and training of inspectors

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Performs training of all Quality Line Inspectors in ANSI/ASQC Inspections. Fields all quality control related issues. Perform verifications of the batch records to the Master Batch records and communicates any discrepancies to manager. Perform product sign-offs on filling lines. Review the Batch Ticket Checklist for the following: Clearing area of previous job materials; correct packing materials on the floor for the job; encoding devices are set correctly for lot code and/or expiration date; set-up fill weights are in spec; label height is correct and signed-off label placement standard is nearby; all retain samples have been collected and taken to the Q.C. lab. Check the Batch Ticket Bill of Materials/Component Sheet to be sure all parts are accounted for and that they are correct. This includes comparing Item Numbers and Item Description to carton labeling and the individual packaging components. Check the filling equipment cleaning log to be sure it was updated when the last product was removed and cleaned. Report any/all problems to the Production Supervisor immediately. If there is a problem ask the Machine Operator and/or Line Coordinator to stop the process immediately so the problem can be evaluated and corrected. This also prevents unnecessary or excessive rework. Follow-up on defect problems by examining finished foods to be sure the problem has truly been corrected. Oversees ANSI/ASQC Level II inspection on each lot of finished goods for conformance to specification. Approval/rejection of finished filled goods based upon results of inspection and communication of this information to the QC Supervisor/Manager. Q.C. Inspection Records. Confirm all out of specification results or defects are circled and adequate notes of all follow-up action noted in the Job History Notes. Q.C. Inspections – Confirm inspections are completed during run time. Run time includes additional packing, lot coding or labeling operations completed after off –line filling operations Create and maintain Quality Standard Boards for each product (or group of similar products) Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation without posing a direct threat to the individual or others. Performs assigned tasks in the Production and warehouse areas Performs other duties as assigned or needed.


  • Communicate in English by written and/or verbally means the nature of discrepancies and defects of the inspected goods.
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages).
  • Perform work using good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Write legibly.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Perform tasks requiring manual dexterity and use of tools.
  • Perform essential duties and responsibilities efficiently, accurately and safely.
  • Basic knowledge of personal computers helpful.
  • Climb stairs.

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Why Northwest Cosmetic Labs?

Northwest Cosmetic Labs offers a competitive benefits package to all of its full-time employees. Some of the excellent benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, bereavement, 401k options, health benefits, bonuses, company-sponsored family events, competitive pay, and much more.

Northwest Cosmetic Labs (NCL) was founded in 1995 in a small, rented office located near Channing Way in Idaho Falls. NCL, in its 21 years of business, has become a powerhouse in the cosmetic manufacturing arena, working with some of today's top prestigious cosmetic brands. NCL is known for their unique process that brings a concept to customers. This process, dubbed the Cosmovation Process™, infuses innovation into every step, helping to successfully bring cosmetics into the hands of the customer.

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Northwest Cosmetic Labs

200 Technology Drive

Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401

P: 208.522.6723