Quality Manager

Eden, NC

Posted: 05/03/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 108.19CM Pay Rate: 90,000 - 110,000

Quality Manager

The Quality Manager will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervises technical specialists responsible for performing lab testing on product development, including raw material and finished product testing
  • Interfaces with customers and auditors as needed to obtain and/or supply analytical information
  • Writes and develops new and/or improved analytical methods
  • Maintains the analytical equipment in good working order
  • Promotes and maintains a safe working environment in the lab
  • Manages Company’s quality management system (QMS) in accordance with regulations and policies. Provides critical data and information regarding the performance of that system to internal and external stakeholders
  • Develops and maintains company-wide quality processes including documentation, training, internal audits, corrective actions, and continual improvement initiatives
  • Works with staff to assess and ensure compliance with quality improvement and compliance against internal (policy/procedure) and external (contract/program) requirements
  • Implements and manages quality related metrics, conducts statistical analysis of operational performance, and identifies opportunities for improvement
  • Monitors the regulatory environment for changing quality policies, processes and procedures
  • Investigates, addresses, and responds to customer complaints regarding quality and initiates corrective action when necessary
  • Determines the work schedule in the lab
  • Hires, terminates, and develops personnel per corporate guidelines
  • Selects appropriate equipment to perform desired analytical test(s)
  • Recommends and selects analytical (Capital) equipment for the lab

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

JO:  108.19CM


  • BS or MS degree in a science or engineering discipline, preferably chemistry
  • 8-10 years of progressive related work experience including quality control supervision
  • Working knowledge and training in quality standards such as ISO 9001 is essential
  • Must be proficient in (verbal and written) English language and interpreting analytical data
  • Must have strong time management, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Must demonstrate experience in metrics-based management, reviewing critical documents, and recordkeeping
  • Positive person with strong leadership skills
  • Someone that truly knows how to manage and motivate
  • Experience in hiring, firing, reviews, training, developing
  • Ability to direct 9 Direct reports – 2 Chemists / 7 QC Techs
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment

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

JO:  108.19CM


Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Our Industrial Laboratory Recruitment Team specializes in placing candidates at all levels of the chemical development cycle from Laboratory Technicians to Executive Leadership in Research.  I joined CPS in 2011 as a full cycle recruiter and have expertise in the following areas:


Technical Leadership ~ Product Development ~ Organic and Polymer Synthesis 
Formulation ~ Research & Development 
Application Chemistry ~ Technical Service
Process Chemistry ~ Analytical Chemistry ~ Method Development
Regulatory Compliance ~ EH&S ~ Quality Assurance ~ Quality Control 


My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technology.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value to each other immediately and in the future.   


If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!

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