Quality Lab Supervisor


General Information
$65,000.00 - $75,000.00 /Year
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At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Strong growth, global manufacturer has an opening for a Quality Engineer/Lab Supervisor at our plant operation in the Columbia, SC area. This position develops and implements company quality improvement plan in accordance with the strategic goals of the company. You are responsible for testing of a broad range of products before it is shipped to our customers.

You will lead activities for rapid response for any customer complaints related to technical product issues. You will conduct analysis of key Quality indicators to help production focus on areas for improvement. You will stop processes or activities not producing quality products/services.

This role requires technical and leadership ability to ensure that we are able to meet customer needs/expectations with on-time delivery!


  • Manage and direct the daily activities of the test laboratory’s staff including the department budget, KPI’s and metrics, capital expenditures, purchases, and employee supervision – development-evaluations.
  • Address any quality issues associated within a project and communicate to manufacturing departments
  • Manage project flow and work with Production Team to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Work with the Product Reliability Testing Group which includes coordinating all 3rd party test programs, manages testing and qualification resources for existing products and new products.
  • Assists in material evaluations & new product testing with R&D group.
  • Design and fabricate test equipment/instruments as needed.
  • Maintain & calibrate all equipment.
  • Maintain laboratory certifications including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025.
  • Ensures the conformance to requirements of all products produced internally and externally.
  • Oversee laboratory with 5-7 experienced technicians.

  • Job Requirements


    • BS degree in Engineering is preferred.
    • A Master’s degree or MBA would be a plus.
    • You should have 2+ years of experience in Quality in a manufacturing environment.
    • Experience with lab test equipment preferred
    • LabView or MATLAB software experience is a plus.
    • Any project management or technical leadership experience is a plus.

    This is for an industry leader with brands that are known worldwide. We have a strong focus on skill development & career growth. This position has a base salary range of $65-75k + Relocation assistance, tremendous benefit and retirement programs.