Quality Supervisor

Website PMC Crystal

Brief Job Description

This role is responsible for the management of quality control processes, procedures and the people involved at the Crystal, Inc. facility in Lansdale, PA. The Supervisor is also responsible for maintaining the ISO 9001 system aspects which involves the quality control function. The scope of the quality control processes include the supply of raw materials, manufacturing process controls the assessment & release of finished goods relative to agreed-upon specifications.

Essential Job Requirements & Responsibilities

  • Manages all activities of the quality control laboratories including the following:
  • Manages safe behaviors and procedures in the lab.
  • Appropriate environmental controls and handling of laboratory chemicals.
  • Supervises quality control technicians, including training, productivity and performance assessment.
  • Maintain all quality testing and analytical procedures according to good laboratory practices and standards.
  • Manages reliability, maintenance and accuracy of testing equipment.
  • Assures adequate supplies and materials for effective lab operations.
  • Periodically develops analytical methods.
  • Assists in supporting manufacturing processes and assists with process troubleshooting as required with Plant Engineer and Production Supervisors.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Quality control processes are effective and efficient in meeting agreed-upon customer specifications.
  • Customer feedback regarding product quality is effectively captured, acted on and communicated for continuous improvement.
  • Raw material and manufacturing controls to support manufacturing meeting requirements efficiently and effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • High degree of attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Functional with Microsoft Office Suite of products.
  • Primarily day shift position but available as needed for troubleshooting
  • Physical demands – the physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The employee must occasionally lift and or move 50 pounds. The employee must be able to climb stairs and work from heights.

Education, Training & Experience

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
  • Basic laboratory analytical techniques including Gas Chromatography, Titration, and various melt point and viscosity tests.
  • cGMP experience desired but not required.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience working/managing a lab.

Working Conditions

Must live within a reasonable commute from our Lansdale, PA plant location. The incumbent must be able to handle a challenging personal schedule with hours and demands changing from week to week. Daily activity will include working in both office and manufacturing locations.

Please provide salary requirements when applying.