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Quality Manager

Bristol - Salary TBC

An established chemical manufacturer in Bristol is seeking a Quality Manager to assume responsibility for the management of the quality management system under ISO9001, as well as the on-site laboratory.

Key responsibilities.

A. The management of the company quality system and quality administration.
• Maintenance and upkeep of the quality manual, and distribution of agreed updates.
• Leading the internal audit system and carrying out all audits except for laboratory.
• Reporting to the Management review meeting on non-conformances and their resolution.
• Reporting to the management review meeting on customer complaints and resolution.

B. Management of the laboratory
• Organising laboratory services to deal with customer enquiries, product development and non-QA information gathering.
• Monitoring the performance of laboratory personnel.
• The smooth running of the laboratory and all routine carbon testing.
• Liaising with the management team on any new or unusual test work to be carried out, writing up of new methodology/methodology development and carrying out of new tests.

C. Compliance
• Maintenance of REACH dossiers when necessary
• Ongoing compliance with CLP requirements including product labelling and MSDSs, product hazard classification.

Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

• Hold a good degree level qualification in a relevant technical subject.
• Experience of managing quality in an ISO9001 certified company, with relevant training on internal auditing etc.
• Good experience of practical laboratory work in a chemical lab or similar.
• Experience in managing EU compliance matters (although specific training and mentoring will be given)
• EU passport holder with ability to work in UK.
• Full driving licence.

The following would be a distinct advantage:

• Experience working in an industrial chemical lab
• Good knowledge of organic and inorganic chemistry.
• Knowledge and experience of ISO 14001 implementation.
• Knowledge of REACH and CLP requirements.
• Foreign language ability.

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