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QA/QC Manager

Company: Vertellus
Location: Bushkill
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewVertellus is a dynamic global organization with more than a century of leadership in manufacturing health, agriculture, and performance chemicals. Our company is also a leading provider in the world of specialty chemicals for agriculture, nutrition, pharmaceutical, fine chemicals, medical, personal care, plastics, coatings, and many other industrial markets. Our products are in the things you use every day - toothpaste, deodorants, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, detergents, plastics, adhesives, inks, tires, and more. Our culture is built on mutual trust and respect for all employees to focus on providing the best products and solutions to our customers.At Vertellus, we hold ourselves and each other Accountable for Delivering Results with a Bias for Action while always acting with the utmost integrity, this is truly what it means to be a Vertellus employee. We take great pride in displaying our Core Values through our work and our teams.Job Summary:The Quality Manager is charged with overseeing all Quality Assurance and Quality Control activities. This includes Quality Assurance activities of developing and maintaining a system to assure that all products are manufactured according to applicable site policies/procedures, and product specifications. It also includes maintaining responsibility for the Quality Control laboratory and equipment therein. Will manage internal and external quality related investigations, internal audits, compliance audits, and customer audits. Will also drive continuous improvement initiatives across the organization. Provides ongoing support to ensure ISO 9001 compliance for joint ISO certificate.Responsibilities:Role Specific Responsibilities:

  • Write/revise quality management SOP's and work instructions
  • Write/revise quality control SOP's and work instructions
  • Manage the Quality Control Lab. Complete PDR's, training, work schedules and performance management.
  • Manage and facilitate all compliance activities for ISO, cGMP, etc. Provide training programs for same.
  • Ensure efficient and safe operations of the lab. Manage lab equipment calibration and maintenance programs.
  • Maintain site specifications (product, raw material, packaging, and customer specific)
  • Lead Quality related investigations, write reports, and recommend corrective action.
  • Manage internal audit program, customer audits, and compliance audits, including follow up activities for any nonconformances.
  • Maintain SAP quality management module, including COA generation
  • Ensure I/O/P Qualification and Validation protocols for new and existing equipment and analytical methods are performed.
  • Participate in corporate quality initiatives and implement at local level, as applicableTechnical & Description of Duties:
    • General ability to sit, stand and move around the facility. Lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Assign work duties and oversee laboratory employees; train as necessaryCompliance:
      • Complies with company Health, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures and arrangements
      • Reports all Health, Safety and Environmental accidents, incidents and near misses promptly
      • Acts in a safe and responsible manner at all timesProblem Solving and Innovation:
        • Active participation in continuous improvement activities
        • Participates in problem-solving
        • Takes responsibility and ownership for own learning and development in the spirit of continuous improvement of both self and the business
        • Assists in the training, mentoring, and assessment of other team members
        • Exercises autonomy and judgement subject to overall direction or guidance Qualifications/Desired Skills:Education and Qualifications:
          • BA/BS in Sciences with 3-5 years quality systems management experience (chemical manufacturer preferred);
          • Computer literate: MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint; SAP, ProcessMap experience preferredExperience:
            • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
            • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations.
            • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills analysis
            • Strong time management and prioritization skills
            • Preferred experience with HPLC, UV/Vis, GC, and FTIRKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:
              • Self-motivated and ability to work within a fast paced environment
              • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
              • Demonstrated strong computer, analytical and critical thinking skills
              • Embodies the Vertellus Core Values:
                • Accountability: Takes ownership and holds him/herself and other accountable
                • Deliver Results: Takes personal responsibility for performance and business results
                • Bias for Action: Plays to win and gets the job done
                • Integrity: Acts ethically, with integrity to act and do in the right way If you have the energy, drive, and passion for joining the Vertellus team, we would love to hear from you. Apply today!Vertellus offers competitive total compensation packages, including benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k), disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, paid time off, and paid holidays. Vertellus is a global Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of and will not be discriminated against based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, or any other protected category.Onsite: #LI-Onsite

Keywords: Vertellus, Scranton , QA/QC Manager, Executive , Bushkill, Pennsylvania

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