• Quality Lab Supervisor

    Job Location US-MA-Bedford
    Job ID
    2018-5134
    Category
    Quality
    Shift
    1
  • Company Overview and Values

    Why work at Entegris?

    Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.

    Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization — not just when it’s convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

    Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: 

    People 

    Accountability

    Creativity 
    Excellence

    The Role

    The QA Lab Supervisor at the Bedford I2M facility will supervise and provide technical leadership to analytical chemists and technicians on two production shifts.   The lab supports both production and R&D Micro-contamination and Membrane development. The Supervisor must assure equipment (GCFID, GCMS, HPLC and Titration equipment) is maintained properly.  Accuracy of reported results is paramount while maintaining consistent lab lead times for sample completions.   The Supervisor must recognize when equipment is not functioning properly and take prompt action to resolve issues by using hands-on troubleshooting and service contract support.

    In this role you will

    • Provide direct supervision to Analytical Chemists and Quality Technicians on multiple shifts
    • Provide mentoring and guidance to lab personnel and develop bench strength within the organization
    • Influence R&D to appropriately deploy Quality tools and techniques when developing TM’s and specifications
    • Provide training, guidance, leadership and expertise to the overall organization in the application of quality tools, statistical tools, software, and data analysis for performance measurement and improvement.
    • Actively maintain cross-training of lab personnel to maximize test flexibility
    • Recommend and implement procedural and process improvements
    • Drive Quality System Improvements
    • Documentation/ Reporting
    • Author and/or review Test Methods, work instructions, test specifications, and other documents.
    • Understand Corporate EQOS Policies and Procedures and plant/lab-specific procedures.   Maintain latest revision of needed documents at point of use.  
    • Lead 8D analysis reporting whenever deficiencies in lab systems are identified.
    • Compile Monthly Lab performance metrics (Lead Time for Tests, Yields for Tests)
    • Demonstrate support for overall organizational goals
    • Demonstrate willingness to complete miscellaneous tasks as assigned in order to support the overall organization. 
    • Participate in Entegris' continuous quality improvement process and demonstrate a dedication to customer satisfaction.
    • Actively look for opportunities to further integrate Quality into the overall business. Ensures a safe working environment

    Traits we believe make a strong candidate

    • Experience in management
    • Strong analytical skills
    • BS or MS in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent
    • 5+ years of lab experience using Gas & Liquid Chromatography equipment w/ strong equipment knowledge and troubleshooting skills
    • 2+ years of lab supervision / management experience
    • Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience using standard quality systems/tools: ISO9001, MSA, SPC/SQC, DOE’S, 8D, Control Plans, Minitab
    • Ability to clearly communicate technical information to both expert and novice audiences
    • Strong written and verbal communication including conflict management and team building skills
    • Well organized

    Your success will be measured by

    • The ability to demonstrate leadership role
    • Demonstrates competency in knowledge of testing methodologies
    • Exhibit a dedication to Excellence

    What we offer:

    Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you’re looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.

    • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
    • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that’s all yours- no vesting!
    • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.
    • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!

    At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.

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