Our QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER Plans and directs activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for employees, industrial processes, materials, and products. Areas of responsibility include all Giles Chemical facilities and Premier Magnesia’s Lab facility located in beautiful Waynesville, NC.
Role will be responsible for directing employees involved in inspection and quality control procedures with regard to purchased material, in-process material and finished products to assure that quality control standards are achieved. Directs workers engaged in measuring and testing product and tabulating data concerning materials, product, or process quality and reliability.
Oversee Quality programs and procedures across multiple facilities. Available to travel as needed in support of objectives.
Plan and assign work of subordinates.
Develop and/or adapt inspection equipment to meet quality control standards, make suggestions with regard to procedures, standards and equipment to facilitate work and maintain product quality. Establish programs to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical equipment and facilities.
Analyze facts or circumstances surrounding individual problems or incidents of no-conformance to determine what action should be taken within the limits of standard practices with strong understanding of root cause analysis.
Responsible for compilation and maintenance of inspection reports and records.
Investigate and determine cause of faulty work and consult and advise production supervisors as to corrective measures.
Develop and initiate standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
Develop and implement methods and procedures for disposition of material and devise methods to assess cost and responsibility.
Analyze and resolve work problems or assist workers in solving work problems.
Suggest and implement changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase safety and efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
Customer complaint investigation including on site evaluation, corrective actions, suggested commercial remedies, and communication with all applicable areas of the company.
Maintain cGMP standards in compliance with regulatory requirements such as FDA, SFSF, etc.
Prepare for and lead audits by customers and/or regulatory bodies.
Other duties as assigned.
Travel: 20%-30% travel may be required.
Bachelor's Degree in technical-related field, with emphasis in Chemistry
At least 5 years of work experience in Quality Assurance and/or related field, should be combined with a demonstrated track-record of accomplishments as a Quality Assurance Manager, and with satisfying customers in technology-driven, developing companies.
Proven leadership and team building skills, ability to teach, mentor and develop.
Direct documented experience with FDA, OSHA and international Quality System rules, regulations, including planning and implementation is critical for success in this role
Strong Oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and superior organizational abilities.
Ability to take initiative, to maintain confidentiality, to meet deadlines, and to work in a team environment are essential.
Additional Salary Information: Immediate enrollment in 401k with Company matching, Benefits within 30 days.
About GILES CHEMICAL
Premier Magnesia, LLC is a global market leader in magnesia-based products and solutions for dozens of applications ranging from agricultural to industrial and environmental markets. We are one of the world's principal manufacturers and suppliers of high purity calcined magnesium oxide and magnesium hydroxide products. For over 50 years, the Company and its predecessors have owned and operated a magnesia mine and processing plant located in Gabbs, Nevada that will continue to offer the only domestically-mined source of magnesia ore in the United States well into the future.
Our Giles Chemical Division, located in beautiful Waynesville, NC, is the largest producer of magnesium sulfate, commonly known as Epsom Salt, in North America. Premier Magnesia and Giles Chemical are your essential magnesia mineral source, assuring consistent quality, technical expertise, and long term reliable supply.