QA/QC Supervisor

Fulltime, Surface Chemistry

Illinois, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice


The QA/QC Supervisor is responsible for delegating, performing, and reporting lab programs or projects. This position is authorized to make recommendations for routine process / product adjustments based on quality test results. This position is also authorized to approve lab supply purchases and  internal / external maintenance and repairs within agreed budget limits.    

  • Supervise the day to day operation of the QA/QC lab of the Morris manufacturing site
  • As site chemist provides strong chemical reaction guidance and recommendations for process improvements and remedial actions for out of tolerances
  • Support Customer Complaint investigations and corrective action planning
  • Master SAP user creating, editing and troubleshooting relevant SAP QM infrastructure.
  • Fill in for Lab Technicians or Assistant Chemist as needed and run QC analyses on samples (up to 50% of time)
  • Cost control of Morris Lab expenditures; develop and realize cost saving initiatives
  • Initiate and manage continuous improvement projects to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the lab
  • Direct the Assistant Chemist in the maintenance of the site IH Monitoring and SDS programs
  • Direct and maintain environmental monitoring and waste control for the Lab
  • Direct Assistant Chemist to develop and maintain QC Lab instrument calibration matrix and train QC technicians in instrument operations and basic troubleshooting skills.
  • Maintain the training and performance evaluations of Lab personnel
  • Participate as a site ISO internal auditor
  • Maintain the QC technicians schedule
  • Ensure COA are accurate prior to shipments
  • Maintain and update Standard Operating Procedures and Analytical Methods for the QC/QA laboratory
  • Attend daily operations meeting to understand schedule priority to ensure resources are in place to support operations
  • Point of contact for samples to be shipped off site to R&D or customers
  • Enter PR and GR for temporary QC tech labor



B.S. Chemistry or related field.

Strong Amine Chemistry and associated reaction chemistry background in an industrial environment.

Establish periodic R&R analysis, statistically determine QC performance capability, and implement improvement matrix as needed. 

Experience: 5+ years of quality service QA/QC or R&D (M.S. may substitute for some experience)

Software Proficiency: MS Office 365, SAP, Minitab

Performance skills: Communication, teamwork, organizational/planning, analytical expertise, innovative thinking, productivity, and self-development

Experience with Lean or Six Sigma methodologies is preferred

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United States
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Surface Chemistry
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