BASF Quality Control and Testing Lab Manager - Huntsville, AL in Huntsville, Alabama

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Quality Control and Testing Lab Manager (1802646) – Huntsville, AL

Where the Chemistry Happens

As the Quality Control and Testing Lab Manager, you will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day activities of the Quality Control and testing lab for the Clean Air (CCN) business unit of the BASF Catalysts (CC) division. Part of the Huntsville, AL location is dedicated to production and testing for the Clean Air business, which is certified according to aerospace quality management system AS9100 and other relevant aviation regulations related to FAA/EASA/CAAC certification. You will be responsible for 3-4 direct reports and the Quality Control group’s overall performance, including inspections of all incoming raw materials and finished products against production specifications and for ensuring the compliance of work procedures and adherence to quality systems.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education in engineering or a related technical field, you manage the quality control and testing lab functions for the Clean Air business at the Huntsville location.

  • Utilizing you previous related experience working in a manufacturing environment, you will maintain lab procedures, ensure adherence to FAA regulations, update lab equipment as needed and plan material resources, staffing and work flow.

  • Acting as a role model, you will lead and supervise employees to ensure all safety policies and procedures are understood and followed and will take immediate steps to correct any unsafe working conditions.

  • Engaging across the organization, you will communicate cross-functionally throughout the site and will participate in audits and root cause analysis with production, engineering, and quality assurance.

  • Leveraging your previous supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment, you will Analyze and resolve work problems, resolve disciplinary issues, conduct performance evaluations, maintain attendance records and payroll process for assigned employees and, overall, enable the team to become more self-sufficient through providing training and coaching.

  • Utilizing your analytical ability and knowledge of manufacturing, you will identify areas of improvement and will lead continuous improvement projects to improve overall quality outcomes at the site.

Leadership Expectations : As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: CC Catalysts 60000003

Title: Quality Control and Testing Lab Manager - Huntsville, AL

Location: AL-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 1802646