Job Title: QA Manager
Who we are:
EMD Performance Materials, the North American high-tech materials brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, comprises a portfolio for applications in fields such as consumer electronics, lighting, coatings, printing technology, plastics, and cosmetics. Key products are: display materials, LED materials for lighting as well as OLED materials for lighting and displays, functional materials for solar panels and energy solutions, effect pigments as well as active ingredients and fillers for cosmetics, food and pharmaceutical products, effect pigments and functional materials for coatings, printing and plastics and high-purity specialty chemical materials for the electronics and semiconductor industry and is currently working on innovative materials for technologies that enable solar energy to be used efficiently and energy-saving LEDs and OLEDs to be developed.
The QA Manager has responsibility for Quality Assurance of products and processes at our Branchburg NJ, USA site. Our products are sold globally and include advanced chemical materials sold to the IC and Display industries. IC products are used to produce Semiconductors, such as Photoresists, organic and inorganic specialty chemicals to improve customer’s processes, solvent mixtures, and water based products.
The QA Manager will have strong customer focus, interact with leading edge global Semiconductor manufacturers and have close interaction with our affiliate sites in Asia and Europe. Customer projects include Continual Improvement Plans and efforts, resolving issues and complaints, Process Change Notifications, audits, and customer inquiries related to our products and processes. Work with Production, QC, QE, Sales and R&D to assure SOPs are effective and existing and new products meet Quality Requirements.
You will manage the processes of Change Management, Risk Management, document systems related to Quality, and the Quality Management function such as Internal Audits, ISO-9001 2015 and Key Process Indicators. Work with Procurement and Supply Chain on Supplier Management activities such as Vendor Audits and resolving Quality issues.
10 to 20 % Travel may be required.
Who you are:
- BS or higher degree in scientific field such as Chemical Engineering, Material Science or Chemistry
- 10 Years of Experience working in the field of QA which includes strong customer interaction and management of Scientists and Engineers
- Strong Technical Writing and communication skills
- Knowledge of analytical chemical tests and statistics
What we offer: Your possibilities to develop in our growing company are just as manifold as our product portfolio. We offer a modern and international working environment to unleash your innovative potential in diverse teams, and take responsibility for our employees, products, the environment and society.
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.