Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

  • QA Director

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/20/2018 9:23 AM)
    # of Openings
    Environmental Laboratory
  • Responsibilities

    Our Durham, NC laboratory is looking for a Quality Assurance Director Project Manager to manage the entire Quality Management System, maintain standards compliance, laboratory accreditations and lab safety program compliance.  The QA Director is also responsible for designing and implementing human, technical, safety and quality systems to improve data quality, operational effectiveness and efficiency.  The QA Director functions independently from Laboratory Operations having responsibility for quality assurance and safety oversight independent of production and financial responsibility.


    Role and Responsibilities

    • Leading the laboratory’s QA/QC and data quality improvement activities
    • Manage QA personnel, resources for review, and timely delivery of completed lab reports
    • 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
    • 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, and DOD, etc.)
    • Managing, maintaining, and expanding the lab’s accreditations and licenses
    • Detecting, documenting, monitoring, resolving, and closing CARs



    Qualifications and Education Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualifications.
    • The QA Director must meet the minimum requirements of the accrediting body(ies) (NELAC & ISO 17025) of the laboratory
    • At least 2 years of previous experience or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.


    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
    • Good personnel skills

    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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