SGS North America
Lab Quality Manager - Deer Park, TX
At a glance
Location: US-TX-Deer Park Map
Posted: 08/29/2019
Closing: 09/28/2019
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
SGS North America
Job description

DESCRIPTION

The QA/QC Manager is expected to oversee the control systems necessary to ensure that information generated by the Laboratory is generated in accordance with business needs of the Branch and in conformance with the Company's Quality Management System.



RESPONSIBILITIES

• To install, apply, develop, and maintain quality assurance practices, which will enable the laboratory to meet and exceed, desired quality standards in a cost effective fashion.

• To monitor quality assurance activities in the Laboratory to determine conformance with authorized procedures and good practices, and to make, or arrange to have made, corrections and improvements as may be necessary. Laboratory quality assurance practices and activities referred to include, without being limited to:

i. Calibrations and authority over all instrumentation repair

ii. Method verification and validation

iii. Training, proficiency testing; and cross check programs

iv. Application of statistical techniques

v. Review and approval of data

• Assist in and/or conducts all laboratory investigations of discrepancies to resolve problems with clients, and to inform Management of required corrective actions.

• Monitor key performance indicators (KPI), including turn around time of samples

• Remain aware of developments in the quality field by reading current technical literature and attending technical meetings.

• Advise in the purchase of those laboratory supplies which have a direct effect on quality.

• Execute or participate in internal and external quality audits.

• Assist in the training efforts of the Company.

• Work closely with Operations regarding the interpretation and implementation of any element of the Quality Management System, to resolve differences, and ultimately to ensure that the system is understood and applied uniformly.

• Participate in and take a leadership role as it pertains to the laboratory Safety Policy.

• To carry out the above responsibilities, and all others that may be assigned, in a manner demonstrating support for and adherence to the Company’s Safety Policy and Procedures, Quality Policy and Procedures, Ethics Policy, Environmental Management System, Vision and Strategy, and to exercise good judgment, common sense, and diplomacy in so doing.

Job requirements

QUALIFICATIONS


EDUCATION


• Bachelors Degree in Science field and five years transferrable experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with various quality systems.

SKILLS


• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

•Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

•Ability to speak effectively to employees in their work group or department.

•Ability to develop policies and procedures related to the quality efforts in the laboratory.


• Able to analyze numerical reports from related laboratory machinery.

•Ability to develop and analyze results from various laboratory instruments and develop quality statistics of overall quality performance of the laboratory.


• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
• SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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Lab Quality Manager - Deer Park, TX