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Specialty Chemical Manufacturer

Palestine, TX

Posted 2 weeks ago

Messina Group is looking to hire a full-time, permanent Quality Manager in Palestine, TX.  The QC Manager will be responsible for leading, managing, and supporting the Quality department and requires familiarity with ethoxylate and surfactant chemistries, classical wet analytical methods, and instrumentation including GC and IR.  The Quality Manager provides support to the plant regarding new and existing analytical methods, lab equipment, specifications, technical issues, batch adjustments, raw materials, and finished products and will ensure lab employees adhere to all site HSE protocols and have the proper training to perform their job, and drives continuous improvement for the site through establishing and maintaining the appropriate quality systems.

  • Performs job in compliance with HSE policies and procedures and participates in plant HSE initiatives
  • Establishes lab HSE protocols and verifies lab employee adherence to all site HSE rules, procedures, and training schedules
  • Manages day to day activities for the lab, including supervising lab technicians, scheduling, equipment maintenance and calibrations, and managing laboratory chemical inventory
  • Analyzes samples when needed to fill gaps in lab technician availability 
  • Maintains job performance standards and provides training and performance feedback for employees to achieve and maintain the required level of proficiency 
  • Serves as technical contact for batch issues or adjustments, including off-hours phone calls
  • Assists with sample requests 
  • Leads investigations and manages the follow up of quality incidents 
  • Leads customer and quality audits and manages audit follow up  
  • Responsible for existing lab equipment and new purchases 
  • Participates in the development of analytical methods and validations
  • Responsible for lab instructions for the manufacturing process
  • Manages the rework of slow-moving and off-grade material into new production 
  • Serves as site quality resource for new product introductions 
  • Manages quality data in the site ERP system
  • Owns site document control process for Quality department, in compliance with company and site standards
  • Manages adherence to lab waste protocols
  • Communicates frequently with site management and other departments 
  • Drives continuous improvement 
Contact the Recruiter:
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Tracy Vistine
VP of Talent Acquisition
Tracy Vistine Headshot
Tracy Vistine
VP of Talent Acquisition
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