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QA Lab Technician, 3rd shift

Wiscasset, ME, US

Ref. number:  3951

$1,000 sign-on bonus




Mölnlycke (pronounced 'Mon-licka') is a world-leading medical solutions company manufacturing quality medical device products in Wiscasset, ME.


We are seeking a 3rd shift Quality Assurance Lab Technician to support the monitoring and verification of manufactured foam products. The QA Lab Tech will ensure compliance with customer specifications by conducting chemical and physical testing of finished foam materials in preparation for final release. The QA Lab Tech also assists with the development and implementation of new procedures, standards, and specifications as required by ISO Quality Management Systems.


What we offer

  • $1,000 sign-on bonus ($250 paid after 1 wk; $750 paid after 90 days)
  • $20/hr ($18/hr +$2/hr shift differential for hours worked between 5:30pm and 5:30am)
  • Comprehensive, on-the-job, paid training
  • Opportunities to work overtime and earn 1.5x pay
  • A global organization founded in 1849 with over 8,000 employees worldwide
  • Excellent benefits package including health, dental, short and long-term disability and life insurance; medical and dependent care reimbursement accounts; education assistance; wellness incentives; discretionary annual bonus.
  • Weekly payroll
  • Paid breaks!
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • 3 weeks paid time off per year
  • 4.8% employer contribution to your 401k even if you don’t contribute!
  • Plus 100% employer 401k match on first 3% of employee contribution and 50% employer match on the next 2%


Work hours

  • 10:00 pm - 6:00 am, Monday thru Friday  

Workdays and hours may vary depending upon operational needs. Occasional overtime is required.


Your role

  • Perform chemical and physical testing of aqueous media and pre-polymer batches prior to the release of materials for production; as well as, post-processing testing of finished goods in accordance with customer and internal sampling plans
  • Perform incoming raw material inspections to check for compliance with company specifications
  • Perform validation and RMEP testing as required
  • Perform instrument calibrations as required
  • Maintain and reviews quality documents for accuracy and compliance with ISO standards and ensure availability at point of use
  • Perform the storage and retrieval of retained product samples
  • Routinely make observations of the pre-polymer and foam line production processes. Report non-conforming findings to the supervisor
  • Monitor changes to standard operating procedures and make recommendations for improvements to those processes
  • Prepare required product certificates for and assist with final product verifications prior to shipment
  • Interface with internal staff to resolve quality system issues and complaints
  • Complete internal auditing procedures of other departments
  • Create/generate standard and ad hoc reports regarding product quality
  • Support the effort to implement best practices within job scope; participate in activities designed to improve production, quality and Environmental Health and safety (EHS)
  • Determine product conformance to customer specifications
  • Evaluate procedures for clarity and process flow and makes change recommendations
  • Determine if incoming raw materials meet internal specifications



  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Software
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Collaborate with supervisors, co-workers, operators, technicians, management personnel and others to communicate necessary work-related information
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Possess strong ability to perform detailed repetitive tasks with precision
  • Minimum 1 year quality-related industrial production experience a plus
  • ISO 9001-2008 experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma manufacturing methods is helpful
  • Medical device manufacturing experience preferred
  • Approximately 25% of the workdays are spent sitting (e.g. data entry, meetings, filling out forms and checklists, etc.)
  • Approximately 75% of the workdays are spent walking or standing (e.g. traveling to and from work areas, etc.)
  • Frequent handling, lifting, carrying, pulling, pushing, reaching and grasping performed
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Regular stooping, kneeling or crouching
  • Occasional climbing of stairs, ladders
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision
  • Ability to wear a respirator


About Mölnlycke

Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We specialize in:

  • Wound management: including dressings with Safetac® such as Mepitel® and Mepilex®
  • Preventing pressure ulcers: with Mepilex® Border used prophylactically and devices to help turn and re-position patients

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Nearest Major Market: Maine