Quality Control Lab Supervisor (Manati, Puerto Rico)
April 11, 2020
Quality Control Lab Supervisor (Manati, Puerto Rico)-2000424 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the
safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2019. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Quality Control Lab Supervisor (2000424) - Manati, Puerto Rico
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to lead QC Chemistry activities associated with the testing, approval and release of Company products. The QC Lab Supervisor will also be responsible for the training, supervision and performance of QC laboratory technicians and supporting the wider Quality Unit.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your bachelor's degree in Chemistry or other relevant discipline AND a minimum of five years of demonstrated analytical laboratory experience you will ensure all QC activities at the site comply with the relevant legal and Agricultural Products BASF requirements.
Your previous supervisory experience (minimum of three years) will be essential as you lead and develop a team of QC laboratory t echnicians responsible for supporting operating units, train in test methods and validate technician proficiency while meeting and exceeding organizational objectives.
Demonstrating your knowledge and analytical skills you will determine product release statuses by reviewing and interpreting data, resolving analytical discrepancies, and supporting site chemist's efforts to improve analytical methodology using existing or new instrumentation.
Your unwavering commitment to workplace safety will be evident as you support site quality standards, safe laboratory operations and good laboratory practices (GLP).
Your strong organization, project management skills and keen attention to detail will aid you as you l ead/contribute to investigations related to product non - conformances to ensure true root cause analysis and effective corrective and preventive actions are implemented.
Demonstrated lab experience in chromatography, spectroscopy and wet chemical techniques AND in-depth knowledge of analytical methodology and instrumentation (e.g. HPLC, HPLC-MS, NIR spectroscopy) is highly desirable.
A Chemist license in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is required for this role.
Six Sigma and ISO 9001 certification and demonstrated experience in Agricultural Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive, Food or related industries is highly desirable.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. you@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you--the whole you--in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.