Laboratory Quality Manager- Port Arthur, TX
Company: Bureau Veritas
Location: Port Arthur
Posted on: May 5, 2019
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Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we
recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job
classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status,
sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any
other non-job-related characteristics.
This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in
employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis
of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions,
training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel
City: Port Arthur
General Description of Responsibilities
Either directly or by delegation, and under the direction of the
Division Manager and Director of Laboratories, the Laboratory
Quality Assurance Manager is expected to oversee the control
systems necessary to ensure that information generated by the
Laboratory is generated in accordance with business needs of the
Branch and in conformance with the Company's QHSSE or Business
- To install, apply, develop, and maintain quality assurance
practices, which will enable the laboratory to meet and exceed,
desired quality standards in a cost effective fashion.
- To monitor quality assurance activities in the Laboratory to
determine conformance with authorized procedures and good
practices, and to make, or arrange to have made, corrections and
improvements as may be necessary. Laboratory quality assurance
practices and activities referred to include; without being limited
to calibrations and authority over all instrumentation repair;
method verification and validation; training, proficiency testing
and cross check programs; application of statistical techniques;
review and approval of data.
- Assists in and/or conducts all laboratory investigations of
discrepancies to resolve problems with clients and to inform
management of required corrective actions.
- Monitor key performance indicators (KPI), including turn-around
time of samples.
- Remain aware of developments in the quality field by reading
current technical literature and attending technical meetings.
- Advise in the purchase of laboratory supplies which have a
direct effect on quality.
- Execute or participate in internal Lab Technical and QHSSE
- Ensures compliance with ISO 9001, ISO 18001 and ISO 17025
standards. *ISO 17025 is applicable only when labs are accredited
or seeking ISO 17025 accreditation.
- Work closely with Operations regarding the interpretation and
implementation of any element of the Quality Management System to
resolve differences and ultimately to ensure that the system is
understood and applied uniformly.
- As directed, handles all disciplinary matters in a fair and
consistent manner and maintains open communication with Division
Manager and the HR department.
- Represent Inspectorate by appearance and conduct. Behaves
ethically at all times..
- Carries out all responsibilities in a supportive manner with
total adherence to: the Company's Health, Safety and Environmental
Policies and Procedures; Business (Quality) Management System;
Compliance and Ethics Policies; and exercises good judgment, common
sense, and diplomacy.
All Department Managers, supervisors, chemist(s), and technicians
are direct reports concerning all quality assurance issues.
Candidate must accept telephone calls and be willing and able to
visit locations as situations demand. Ownership of the overall
performance of Inspectorate shall be exhibited at all times.
This position reports to Division Manager/Director of Quality
Education and Experience Requirements
College Degree and five years related experience and/or training;
or equivalent combination of education and experience with quality
systems such as ISO 9000, 40 CFR 160, and ISO 17025.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals;
ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to
speak effectively to employees in their work group or department;
ability to develop policies and procedures related to the quality
efforts in the laboratory.
- Ability to analyze numerical reports from related laboratory
machinery. Ability to develop and analyze results from various
laboratory instruments and develop quality statistics of overall
quality performance of the laboratory.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee able to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle and feel
objects, tools or controls and talk or hear. The employee
frequently is required to stand, walk, smell and occasionally
required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally
required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (with assistance).
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Depending on location site, while
performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works
near explosive material and is regularly exposed to wet and/or
humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic
chemicals, extreme cold and/or heat; possibly working in enclosed
spaces. The noise level is usually moderate.
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assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment
opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and
application, please contact us at 1-888-357-7020 or email us with
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you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next
great career opportunity!
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