QA/QC Lab Technologist

Crystal Lake, IL

Posted: 01/22/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 20.19LR Pay Rate: 75,000 - 80,000

QA/QC Lab Technologist

Under general supervision of the QA/QC Manager, the QA/QC Laboratory Technologist will provide the day to day running of the Quality Laboratory and the implemented quality systems and programs to deliver targets on all KPIs related to operations within the QA/QC team.  He/she will also provide technical and troubleshooting guidance to the QC laboratory.  What will be expected of you?

  • Coordinate and guide the daily function of the Quality Laboratory
  • Coordinate and lead lab scale Raw Material second sourcing opportunities
  • Maintain IMS database, ensure all documents are appropriate, effective, and up to date
  • Assist QA/QC Manager to maintain ISO Certification
  • Assist QA/QC Manager for Customer Complaint investigations
  • Work closely with Production Department to document and drive the Non-Conforming Sales Product investigations, root cause analysis, and Corrective / Preventative Actions to completion and Maintain the Quality Disposition data in SAP
  • Troubleshoot erroneous results, equipment issues, and new method implementation
  • Coordinate and schedule calibration activities and preventive maintenance to ensure equipment performance and ensure stocking levels of laboratory supplies and consumables
  • Maintain QC inspection plans, and specifications in SAP system for new raw materials and finished products according to NPI procedures
  • As required, fill in for laboratory coverage
  • Ensure all laboratory operations are performed in a safe manner, complying with site safety policies and JSA guidelines
  • Essential functions require presence in the workplace on a regular basis and an ability to work extra hours if needed, to ensure required staffing capacity to meet daily production objectives
  • Work collaboratively with team members with different backgrounds and perspectives
  • Assists other employees in accomplishments of company goals. Follows instructions and performs other duties as may be assigned by supervisor
  • Participates in Environmental, Health, & Safety initiatives as set forth by the company
  • Participates in and completes company-required training programs

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  20.19LR


  • Minimum of BS in Life Sciences (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Technology) with 7-10 years of laboratory or chemistry related experience
  • Familiarity with use of computer (SAP, Microsoft Office, Minitab)
  • Strong EHS awareness
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Excellent decision making, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Change agent with the ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Excellent conflict management skills
  • Builds positive relationships with others
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Manages diversity

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  20.19LR

Larry Riederer
Market Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience with Chemical Personnel Search (CPS) . All we do is recruit and place people in the chemical industry nationwide. CPS has been recruiting chemists, engineers, sales people and supply chain since 1973. I work with 40 other recruiters. 

I have a wide range of positions and levels.
The following are some of the areas: Polymers, Resins, Coatings, Adhesives, Inks, Composites, Plastics, Lubricants, Personal Care, Skin/Hair Care, Cleaners and Specialty Chemicals.

These can be: Organic/Polymer Synthesis, New Product Development, Analytical/Characterization, Quality Control, Process Development, Materials Science and others. These are from BS to Ph.D. and from Entry Level to Vice-President. 

Specialties: We specialize in placing Chemists, Scientists and Managers in the industrial chemical industry


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