QA/QC Officer/Manager/Environmental Laboratory
- Farmingdale, NY 11735
Quality Assurance Officer
American Analytical Laboratories, LLC (AAL) is looking to hire an experienced Quality Assurance Officer to join our team. This position is in Farmingdale, NY. The successful candidate will serve as the Quality Assurance Officer for a NYSDOH/NELAP accredited environmental laboratory that performs organic and inorganic testing primarily on soils and liquid samples. The QA Officer serves as the focal point for the laboratory’s QA/QC Program.
The laboratory QA Officer is responsible for oversight and coordination of the laboratory QA/QC Program required to ensure the production of legally defensible analytical laboratory results on a continuous basis and on-going compliance with laboratory certification requirements. The position requires thorough knowledge of a broad array of certification and regulatory requirements as well as understanding quality control/quality assurance methods and analytical principles applicable to a complex Organic/Inorganic testing laboratory.
Maintains and updates the QA Manual including preparing required documentation, submitting applications and coordinating annual reviews and technical revisions to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Works with laboratory supervisors and staff to resolve process and other issues applicable to SOPs; monitors revisions and additions to certification and regulatory requirements for impacts on QA/QC requirements and coordinates preparation for onsite audits by State Certification Assessors.
Conducts internal periodic audits and assessments of the entire technical operation and laboratory methods.
Monitors and maintains the laboratory QA database; develops, maintains, and reviews QC charts; prepares and reviews the preparation of control limits, detection limits and action levels for laboratory analyses.
Conducts quality problem investigation issues and tracks corrective action documents and notifies laboratory management of any deficiencies in the quality system and monitor required corrective actions.
Coordinates and maintains laboratory certifications through satisfactory performance of proficiency testing (PT).
Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology or closely related field and five (5) years’ experience in environmental laboratory industry. The successful candidate shall have documented training, and/or experience in quality assurance and quality control procedures and be knowledgeable in the required quality system and possess a general knowledge of analytical methods for which he or she performs data review.
F/T with Benefits
Wage – Depends on Experience