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QC Specialist
EO Products - San Rafael, CA




We are seeking an individual with a keen eye for detail and who will assist us in implementing, and maintaining our quality control systems throughout the manufacturing process and who will be responsible for ensuring product quality through our Quality Assurance Department.

About us: For twenty years we have been manufacturing personal care products out of pure plant extracts. We make products we're proud of -- they're effective, ethical and sustainable. Everything we make is scented with pure essential oils, gluten free, non-gmo, pcr packaging, cruelty free and made in Marin County. We've been named Best Places to Work by the North Bay Business Journal.

About you: You are looking for more than just a job. You want to find a company you can be proud of working for. You are a self starter, highly personable and use your time so effectively you seem to do the work of several average people. You are upbeat, positive and interested in making the world a better place.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement and maintain QC procedures, specifications, and testing methods for each raw material, bulk product, and finished good.
  • Manage the microbiological testing of finished goods and required raw materials.
  • Input data into spreadsheets or database programs. Responsible for maintaining the OTC annual product review record.
  • Select proper QC requirement and perform verification as necessary.
  • Compare finished products to standards to ensure items meet specifications. * Handle customer complaint on products and maintain customer complaint log.
  • Responsible for compounding bulk testing and adjustment. Complete batch record and issue appropriate stickers/labels to Compounding according to the batch record.
  • Responsible for incoming components and label sampling and inspection.
  • Responsible for evaluating expired raw materials and update new expiry date in system.
  • Sample, inspect, test and compare incoming raw materials against standard.
  • Ensure test results are within specifications.
  • Enforce current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) throughout manufacturing.
  • Responsible to ensure the cleanliness, organization, and safety of the QC lab.
  • Prepare and sent out DI water and finished samples to 3rd party labs for micro and assay testing.
  • Maintain equipment in good working order.
  • Responsible for Production line audit and OTC Production run approval. Compare finished product to standard to ensure products meet specifications.
  • Print out OTC packaging batch records and check out adequate amount of OTC labels for Production.
  • Planned inspections of scaled raw materials and compounding process for accuracy in Compounding.
  • Conduct environment and sanitation checks.
  • Perform other reasonable tasks and projects as directed by Management.


  • College degree in Chemistry, Biology or related field
  • 1-5 years of experience working in QC laboratory
  • Intermediate computer skills including Word and Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Prefer cosmetic, food or pharmaceutical experience
  • Knowledge of ISO & cGMP in a cosmetic/food/pharmaceutical environment preferred

We offer a fun, casual place to work & grow, vacation, medical, dental, 401k and employee discounts. Our company culture fosters responsibility, relationships, and authenticity.

Please email cover letter, salary requirement, and resume to the email listed in this ad. Learn more about us at EOE.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Associate


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