Quality Lab Supervisor

Phoenix, AZ

Post Date: 05/03/2018 Job ID: 191.18DM Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Pay Rate: 55,000 - 65,000

Quality Lab Supervisor

The Quality Lab Supervisor will have the following responsibilities:

  • Supervision of the Quality/Color Lab and perform testing on all incoming raw materials and finish goods to ensure that their customers receive high quality products
  • Organize and direct the daily activities of the lab
  • Responsible for conducting and overseeing quality assurance and quality control, collecting, analyzing and interpreting lab results
  • Manage all QA and Color personnel to include, but not limited to performance, time & attendance, vacation personnel actions, health & safety issues and compliance with operational standards
  • Test incoming raw materials and outgoing finished goods to verify that they meet company specifications and fall within process capability
  • Knowledge of the operation of viscometers, pH meters, scales, mixing machines and finish / paint applications
  • Making color assessments and adjustments for tinted production batches
  • Read and interpret statistical process data to improve manufacturing processes
  • Conduct process Quality Control and Hygiene inspections and audits in the manufacturing plant
  • Responsible for initiating and follow up of Correction Action Requests (CARs)
  • Lead Safety engagement activities to include the maintenance of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)
  • Complete reports including Statistical Process Control Charts, project status summaries or ISO work instructions
  • Facilitate and Co-Lead Plant ISO 9001 and 14001 initiatives and projects with Plant Leadership team
  • Be knowledgeable of the requirements of the ISO 9001 quality standards as they apply to the laboratory
  • Write and maintain clear and understandable job procedures for the Quality Assurance testing process in ISO 9001-14001 work instruction format
  • Maintain clean working environment including clear work surfaces, clean and well maintained equipment, clearly labeled storage areas, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with sales, customer service and occasionally customers in solving problems and providing excellent customer service and color matching expertise

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at 815.756.1221 / dmaxwell@cps4jobs.com

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  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Quality Management or related field. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement
  • Minimum of two years of quality management experience in an industrial lab environment
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a supervisory role
  • ISO Lead Auditor certification preferred
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Possess solid leadership skills
  • Requires strong project management skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical reports, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Ability to understand manufacturing processes and implement change into those processes
  • Ability to define problems, gather data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • High level of organizational skills; must be detail oriented
  • Flexible about work assignments. Dependable and self-starting
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills across various levels
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project) and SAP
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at 815.756.1221 / dmaxwell@cps4jobs.com.

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Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 22 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, and more!

I have been very successful bringing top valued talent to my clients and providing expert level guidance to candidates in career searches.

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