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Title:  Quality Inspector, Seals Division Night Shift

Requisition ID:  52303
Date:  Jul 29, 2022

St Petersburg, Florida, US

Department:  Quality



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

In this role you will perform inspection, testing, and release of in-process and finished goods materials, investigate issues concerning defects identified during production, perform trace back to isolate potential defective product, and keep control of any defective product or rejected material in a quarantine cage, release finished goods product in SAP and use measuring and testing equipment to assure product meets internal and customer specifications.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform sampling, inspections, and testing of in-process and finished goods products per applicable procedures
  • Release acceptable in-process and finished goods product for further processing
  • Understand and follow applicable ISO standards requirements (ISO 15378 and 9001)
  • Perform review of inspection records to assure product conforms to specifications and proper documentation practices
  • Maintain all applicable documents to form batch records
  • Perform approval of rework and sorted product
  • Keep retain samples
  • Scan batch records, if applicable
  • Print documents from Master Control
  • Manage documents related to the Quality System
  • Segregate nonconforming product
  • Handle quarantined product and raw materials
  • Perform and check manual data entry
  • Generate rejection and deviation reports
  • Perform trace back investigation of nonconforming raw material and product.
  • Perform calibration of measuring devices, if applicable.
  • Make sure that latest version of procedures and forms are in use and collaborate with document revisions.
  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent, minimum requirement  
  • Prior Quality and cGMP knowledge preferred


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must distinguish defective material, product, and samples per selected acceptance sampling plan
  • Must comply with all work rules
  • Must not present a threat to the safety or health of the worker or others
  • Must observe good housekeeping practices and prescribed safety precautions
  • Inspection and Test Equipment which include: calipers, micrometers, comparators, height gages, Go/No-Go gages, Force testers, and computers used to measure and monitor the manufacturing process.
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Safety glasses, hairnet/beard covers, gloves, ear protection, safety shoes
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.


Travel Requirements:

  • Non-US only where required for certain levels


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to various chemicals and alcohol fumes
  • Must meet overtime requirements as specified in overtime plant policy.







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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