Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

  • QA Director - Aquatic Toxicology - Environmental Lab

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    # of Openings
    Environmental Laboratory
  • Responsibilities

    Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. is a high-growth Environmental Services company offering (i) Measurement and Analytical services and (ii) Environmental Resiliency and Sustainability services to a diverse range of clients in industry and government throughout the United States and abroad.  Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates and policy experts are proud of our ability to objectively help industry, the public and regulators work constructively together on environmental opportunities.


    Nautilus Environmental, a subsidiary of the Montrose Environmental Group, is a laboratory and consulting firm focused on helping maintain environmental quality standards through bioassay monitoring.  We are currently seeking a full-time, Monday through Friday, Quality Assurance Director to join our San Diego team.  The QA Director ensures data quality by reviewing laboratory data, workflow, and procedures with the goal of assuring data of known quality and accuracy.




    • Leading the laboratory’s QA/QC and data quality improvement activities
    • Implementing and revising the QA program/QA Manual
    • Ensuring SOP’s are written, organized and compliant to standards
    • Completing, evaluating, reporting PE/PT results and corrective actions
    • Organizing records and documenting personnel training, (IDOC’s)
    • Providing QA/QC and Safety program training for lab staff
    • Documenting validation of new test & measurement services
    • Proactively ensuring compliance to ethics program
    • Performing and documenting Internal audits and data assessments
    • Organizing, maintaining & completing standard reporting requirements (NELAC, etc.)
    • Managing, maintaining, and expanding the lab’s accreditations and licenses
    • Detecting, documenting, monitoring, resolving, and closing CARs
    • Other duties, as assigned



    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualifications preferred.
    • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2+ years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.
    • The QA Director must meet the minimum requirements of the accrediting body(ies) of the laboratory


    Preferred Skills:

    • Good working knowledge of scientific terminology and /or research concepts
    • Good knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, table and graph generation and use of applicable computer software
    • Ability to collaborate with lab team members to gather, interpret and consolidate data, generate documentation and reporting, review data and information for presentation and review
    • Working knowledge of industry regulations, ISO 17025/GLP/OECD or other regulated environments
    • Working knowledge of analytical laboratory procedures
    • Effective written and oral communication skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Time management skills
    • Good editorial and proofreading skills
    • Good problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
    • Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment


    Montrose Environmental Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical) including HIV and AIDS, marital status, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.


    As permitted by applicable law, employment with Montrose is at-will.


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