Quality manager

Job Title: Quality manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Baton Rouge, United States
Salary: USD100000 - USD120000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-02-27
Reference: 78394
Contact Name: Zeeshan Abdullah
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 27, 2018 19:09

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  Quality Manager

LOCATION: Baton Rouge, LA

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base. Our client a downstream operator is looking to hire an Quality Manager on a direct hire basis in Baton Rouge, LA.

  • Ensure appropriate participation in the near miss/unsafe conditions/unsafe behavior program.
  • Maintain safety as the highest priority of the plant
  • Maintain the 20 Principles of Safety
  • Adhere to and uphold all safety policies and standards
  • Ensure all regulatory training is completed by all department members and self.
  • Ensure compliance of laboratory operations to the laboratory safety and hygiene program.
  • Ensure compliance of Laboratory, Quality, and laboratory to all site SHE requirements.
  • Initiate, prioritize, manage and/or participate in projects designed to improve the safety in laboratory operations.
  • Ensure lab compliance to the 20 Principles through safety meetings, tailgate discussions, audits, etc.
  • Quality Management Representative for the 3 plants represented in the block
  • Back-up to the Quality Coordinator for all Quality Management System responsibilities, including but not limited to: 
    • quality audit coordination
    • timely response provided to audit reports from all formal quality audits
    • quality message system mgmt
    • action item system performance monitoring
    • performance of effectiveness verification for quality corrective actions
  • Ensure development of an appropriate budget for laboratory and quality systems related spend.
  • Ensure the coordination of the Quality Systems management review in compliance with relevant quality standards.
  • Guides organization through transitions in quality standards (new ISO, GMP standard revisions)
  • Identify and implement process improvements to improve the effectiveness of the Quality management system and laboratory operations.
  • Act as the QN SAP Quality Module super user for new products, spec changes, reporting changes

  • BS Chemistry or Natural science required
  • Advanced Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of ASTM testing methods preferred
  • GMP and ISO methods requirement required
  • Minimum 10 years experience in chemicals, industry encompassing a broad set of experiences some of which should include manufacturing, technology, and quality