Cosmetica Laboratories INC.

Position Title: Line Inspector

Position Status: Full-Time

Shifts: Day Shift/ Afternoon Shift/ Night Shift


Purpose and Scope:

To ensure the quality of finished products by in-process line inspection and testing according to customer requirements and product specifications.


  • Performs in-process inspections and testing to ensure conformance to standard product specifications and customer requirements.
  • Coordinates flow of work orders for the line, communicates with Lead Hands on completion of orders and requests for next order.
  • Ensure lines run to target efficiencies.
  • Ensure all Returns are properly counted and identified.
  • Ensure barriers are on the lines where required.
  • Ensure visual on schedule not on schedule indicator is posted on the yellow tray.
  • Ensure visual full/partial master box card indicator is on line.
  • Ensure lines are running neat and organized at all times.
  • Ensure everyone on line is following company policies (respect/language/focus on the job).
  • Ensure line stops 10 minutes before end of shift to clean and vacuum.
  • Ensure lines start on time after break and lunch.
  • Ensure that the crew is cleaning – not doing any line work e.g. making unit cartons  only if standby line is not available (if the line is idol/downtime).
  • Ensure all line workers working on your line have been huddled by QLL, prior to performing any tasks.
  • Do not allow any other line workers from other lines to help on your line, unless approved by your Business Unit Leader/Manager.
  • Works on the assembly line, hourly rotation, and on key positions.
  • Coordinate hourly assembly rotation changes.
  • On completion of order ensure all forms are put into plastic sleeve folder and submitted to Lead Hand.
  • Ensures timely communication of line and people issues (safety, quality, downtime etc.) to the Business Unit Leader or Manager.
  • Ensures correct and timely completion of the following documents
  1. Evacuation cards
  2. Line safety checklist
  3. Labor tickets/ by computer
  4. Huddle rotation forms
  5. Production daily log book
  6. Work order
  7. Label request form ( bottom/UPC/Shipper/Master/tester)
  8. QAF-04 form
  9. Line clearance check list
  10. Line clearance QAF-93
  11. Sampling guideline
  12. In process Inspection report is completed by machine operators QAF-01
  13. Finished Goods Form
  14. 5S Form.
  15. GMP Form.
  • Completes and checks the line clearance of filling line before the start of production to ensure no mix-ups of components; completes and checks components checklist according to product requirement.
  • Performs scheduled in process checks.(SPC & Seal Test )
  • Documents all inspection results on inspection sheets required by QA.
  • Checks the sanitary condition of the filling equipment and filling lines prior to start of production.
  • Makes sure that all filling parameters are recorded, if required.
  • Responsible for finished product inspection according to sampling plan in case of noted non-conformance during in-process inspection.
  • Assists in investigation of non-conformance and defects for finding causes and appropriate corrective actions.




Education and Training

  • Minimum completion of high school


  • Preferably a minimum of one year quality working experience in cosmetics, pharmaceutical, or related manufacturing environment.  Experience working in a GMP environment an asset
  • Experience in quality line inspection an asset

Other Skills Required

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Detail-oriented
  • Basic math knowledge

*Accommodation: If you advise us of any special requirements, Cosmetica will do our best to provide accommodation for persons with disabilities.

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