Quality Assurance Manager 9/2/2016

Cenla Environmental Science Alexandria, LA

Company
Cenla Environmental Science
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29461011
AJE Ref #
576077399
Location
Alexandria, LA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

* Available records must demonstrate that the Quality Assurance Manager of the laboratory has two years environmental laboratory experience.
* The quality assurance manager must have direct access to the highest level of management for decisions regarding laboratory quality assurance policy and resources. He/she must have independent authority regarding quality assurance oversight and implementation of the quality assurance program.
* The quality assurance manager must have a general knowledge of all analytical methods that are performed by the laboratory.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Serve as the focal point for QA/QC and be responsible for the oversight and/or review of quality control data;
* Have functions independent from laboratory operations for which they have quality assurance oversight;
* Be able to evaluate data objectively and perform assessments without outside (i.e. Managerial) influence;
* Have documented training and/or experience in QA/QC procedures and be knowledgeable in the quality system;
* Have a general knowledge of the analytical test methods for which data review is performed;
* Arrange for or conduct internal audits on the entire technical operation annually;
* Notify laboratory management of deficiencies in the quality system and monitor corrective action; and
* Conduct annual internal audits.

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:

* Minimum of 2 years' experience in a business environment using Microsoft Word & Excel.
* Keyboard skills of a minimum of 50 wpm
* Excellent communication skills