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Quality Control Supervisor Job

Date: Mar 15, 2017

Location: Peekskill, NY, US

Company: BASF

Quality Control Supervisor-1700933

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Quality Control Supervisor to lead daily supervision of the QC laboratory processes and personnel.

The Quality Control Supervisor will work within BASF Colors & Effects, USA, LLC, a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of BASF Corporation. BASF Colors & Effects produces a broad portfolio of colorants and effect pigments in 13 sites globally. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, BASF’s experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company:

We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit

Quality Control Supervisor (1700933)

You will manage the day-to-day manpower assignments, training, time sheet/payroll submittal, ISO documentation maintenance, oversight and approval of raw materials, in-process quality assessments, and approval of products to be moved into packaging. You will also use SAP transactions and other tools to effectively control product quality through the manufacturing process.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Lead the safe, effective, and efficient operation of the laboratories associated with raw material, in-process, and finished product quality specifications, testing, and evaluation.
- Daily prioritize technician assignments, payroll / overtime, and tactical decisions related to production quality in conjunction with other supervisory staff as needed.
- Act as primary person accountable for the decision to move or hold production materials from advancing to the next stage of operation. The ability to visually evaluate finished goods to determine if they should be packaged, reworked, or discarded is critical.
- Escalate and initiate product quality investigations.
- Maintain department ISO documents and support of site initiatives through internal audit programs, quality investigations, and product performance reviews.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
- High school diploma with minimum 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment or relevant leadership experience required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Two or more years of supervisory experience required.
- Leadership skills that focus on coaching and developing team members, driving teamwork and accountability, and promoting housekeeping and safety standards.
- Experience working in a lab environment desirable. Familiarity with lab instrumentation and understanding of laboratory standard operating and safety procedures.
- Experience working with unionized employees preferred.
- Technical knowledge regarding process controls to ensure products can achieve customer expectations.
- General knowledge of ISO / RCMS standards

Primary Location: US-NY-Peekskill
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-EDP-Pigments

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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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