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Quality Manager

Job Id: 3029
Industry: Chemical
Location: Houston, TX
Job Type: DirectHire

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Managing lab personnel.
  • Maintaining QA lab equipment.
  • Achieving all ISO compliance.
  • Leading new product introduction efforts.
  • Troubleshooting problem batches at the plant.
  • Serving as a resource for the process engineers.
  • Maintain quality specifications for products and raw materials.
  • Drives changes to manufacturing plant QA lab on method support and testing support.
  • Develops and initiates process and project improvements.
  • Manages daily QA metrics.
  • Manages Quality Team insuring safety procedures and work practices are being followed and that QA Lab equipment and personnel are achieving ISO compliance.
  • Leads new product introduction efforts as well as troubleshooting problem batches.
  • Mentor, coach, and develop Quality Team.
  • Help troubleshoot batches for chemistry and/or raw material related issues.
  • Researches customer complaints, if needed.
  • Manages quality systems for ISO compliance.
  • Lead plant projects and initiatives including but not limited to cycle time improvement projects.
  • Will play an integral part in Six Sigma activities. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering required
  • 5+ years working in a quality or analytical chemistry role in the lab or plant

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Advanced degree a plus
  • 7+ years working in a quality or analytical chemistry role in the lab or plant
  • Good understanding of ISO requirements
  • Knowledge of product chemistry and how spec variation affects field performance
  • NMR Data Interpretation skills
  • Proven record of meeting personal or department goals; motivating peers or direct reports; ushering change; and championing safety
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to a wide audience
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere
  • Six Sigma experience a plus

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