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Fall QC Intern

Posting Date:  Jun 28, 2024
Department:  Quality Control
Business Unit:  Quality
Country:  United States
State:  Massachusetts
Location:  Fall River
Req Id:  85793

Job Title:                                  Fall Quality Control (QC) Chemist Intern

FLSA Classification:               Professional, Exempt 

Work Location:                        Fall River, MA

Work Hours:                            General Shift: 8:30AM – 5:00 PM (may vary based on business needs)

Reports To:                              QC Manager




The QC Intern is responsible for performing test of samples of various types using various techniques or equipment in the QC laboratory in compliance with established specifications. The role may be further modified based upon individual education, training, experience or a combination of all three.




The responsibilities of the QC Intern include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct routine testing or other analysis in a specific group or department setting.
  • Conduct advanced testing and/or critical testing, as required.
  • Operate specialized equipment or conduct specialized skill testing
  • Working knowledge of raw materials
  • Working knowledge of instruments such as GC, Particle size, ICP
  • Ability to manage the timelines
  • Participate in investigation activities.
  • Ensure compliance to all data integrity and cGMP practices, procedures, and expect         
  • Ensure compliance with all good documentation practices.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head of the Department or Section Head



  • Proficiently speak English as a first or second language
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices and good documentation practices preferred.
  • Have excellent organization, learning and teaching skills required to work in teams.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work in fast-paced manufacturing environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to focus on details
  • Basic computer skills (Word and Excel) – Intermediate
  • Good basic math knowledge and excellent attention to details.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and other scientific based software.



This role works in a cGMP laboratory or manufacturing environment, where personal protective equipment is required, which may include uniforms, lab coats, safety glasses, respiratory protective equipment, hearing protection, etc. Work with or around solvents, powders, or other materials commonly found in a pharmaceutical laboratory or manufacturing facility is required.

The role may be assigned on a work-shift basis, where required (Day, Evening, Night). Weekend or Holiday work may be requested or required.


Physical requirements

  • Work standing or walking unassisted for 75% or greater of an 8-hour period. Unassisted lifting up-to 10 kg, may be required.
  • Able to wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times, when required.
  • Sitting at a desk and/or working at a computer or other "screen" 75% or greater of an 8-hour period.


Professional and Behavioral Competencies:

  • Must be willing to work in a pharmaceutical packaging setting.
  • Must be willing and able to work any assigned shift ranging from first or second shift. Work schedule may be Monday to Friday.
  • Must be willing to work some weekends based on business needs as required by management.
  • No remote work available
  • No employment sponsorship or work visas are supported for this role.



Cipla is a leading global pharmaceutical company, dedicated to high-quality, branded and generic medicines. We are trusted by healthcare professionals and patients across geographies.  Over the last eight decades, we have strengthened our leadership in India’s pharmaceutical industry and fortified our promise of strengthening our global focus by consolidating and deepening our presence in the key markets of India, South Africa, the U.S., and other economies of the emerging world.


Cipla employs handpicked professionals not just for their knowledge and experience but for their zeal to make a difference to the world of healthcare.  The company believes that our biggest assets are the employees, who lead us to prosperity and growth in the future.  Driven by the vision, none shall be denied, Cipla’s focus has always been on making affordable, world-class medicines with a reputation for uncompromising quality standards across the world.




About InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, a Cipla subsidiary InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of generic prescription medicines with focus on a range of therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular, anti-infective, CNS, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and anti-depressants. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Central Islip and Hauppauge, New York. As of February 18, 2016, InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cipla (EU) Limited.



Equal Opportunity Employer


Cipla USA & its U.S. Affiliates are committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

At Cipla, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact


Pre-employment Process


Applicants who receive a conditional offer must satisfactory complete pre-employment drug testing.


Disclaimer on Pay Ranges


About the Salary/ Pay Range: The salary range mentioned above is an anticipated base salary range for this position. Exact salary depends on several factors such as experience, skills, education, and budget. Salary range may vary based on geographic location. In addition to base salary, this position may be eligible for benefits and participation in a bonus program based on performance and company results.

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