Regional Quality Manager - Chemistry
Mérieux NutriSciences
Quebec, Montreal, United States
8d ago

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Category Quality Assurance Description


The incumbent provides analytical support to pre-determined Mérieux NutriSciences locations, by ensuring that laboratory procedures are being performed within specified quality guidelines, ensuring that the testing requirements are implemented adequately and the quality system is reviewed, improved and updated.

This positions serves as a technical resource to assigned regional laboratories to trouble shoot deviations from the quality system and provide ongoing technical support related to method and process implementations.

Job Duties

  • Understand the proficiency testing process and how results are reported to the laboratories. Track Mérieux NutriSciences performance and corrective actions on proficiency programs.
  • Review and ensure root cause analysis is appropriate and effective corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner.

  • Provide guidance and leadership in the development, implementation of workflow processes, in area of expertise, as part of continuous improvement projects.
  • Review laboratory control chart data to ensure that unsatisfactory data is identified and addressed appropriately. Identify and trend common errors related to laboratory control samples.
  • In conjunction with Global Quality, reduce identified network trends of unsatisfactory data.

  • Assist laboratory management in review of laboratory non-conformances related to area of expertise to ensure appropriate root cause was identified and effective corrective action is taken in a timely manner.
  • Assist laboratory management in reducing non-reproducible results through identification of root cause and assignment of effective corrective actions.
  • Evaluate systems that have potential for errors and work directly with company experts to determine appropriate changes to these processes that will eliminate the potential for error.
  • Assist in the training of Mérieux NutriSciences employees for new and existing methods and quality related processes in area of expertise.
  • Assist in auditing of methods in use by the network laboratories.
  • Offer technical advice and solutions to client related questions and issues (Premier, KA)
  • Assist laboratories in the set up of assets in their tracking systems such as ZetaSafe and monitor compliance for entering data.
  • Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and other systems such as ZetaSafe that is required to complete job responsibilities.
  • Review laboratories’ requests for LIMS code changes or additions for completeness before they are submitted for approval.
  • Assist laboratories in the verification of code changes.

  • This position has the responsibility and authority to initiate action to prevent or minimize departures from the quality system or test procedures.
  • Support global quality and continuous improvement processes.
  • Support technically, and manage the communication of the FSC global PTs and PCS with the network of laboratories (Corporate)
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Position Requirements

    Advanced knowledge in Food Analytical Chemistry typically obtained from a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science, Chemistry along with at least 3 years of food testing experience and advanced technical background.

    The incumbent must have analytical abilities to analyze and interpret quality control data accurately. A broad knowledge of laboratory procedures and policies is necessary to support global quality assurance and employee training initiatives.

    Knowledge of LIMS and ZetaSafe is required to work effectively in each system. This position requires attention to consistency and detail, sound judgment, leadership, planned schedules, commitment to teamwork and close communication with departmental representatives and external customers to effectively provide support.

    Strong verbal, written and computer skills are required to provide and obtain information effectively.

    Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time Position Regional Quality Manager - Chemistry Number of Openings 1

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