Lead Quality Engineer

Company: Alkali Holdings Corporation

General Information
US-WY-Green River
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
3 to 5 years
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description

Tronox is a global leader in the mining, production and marketing of inorganic minerals and chemicals. The company operates two vertically integrated businesses: Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) and Alkali. For more information, visit www.tronox.com

Tronox Alkali is the world’s largest producer of natural soda ash, offering a secure, reliable and diverse range of high-quality product choices. The Alkali division mines and processes trona ore and manufactures soda ash that is used in the production of glass, detergent formulation, chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, and water treatment. It also produces sodium bicarbonate and other chemical compounds used in common industrial and household applications. Our main Alkali operations are in Green River, Wyoming (USA), home of the world’s largest trona ore deposit.

Job Overview and Primary Responsibilities:
  • Plays a major role in all areas of Quality compliance and ensures that all Bicarb & S-Carb products and their delivery meet the highest standards
  • Coordinates training and development of quality production Engineers (PCQI's)
  • Receive accredited PCQI training and pass PCQI qualifications as outlined in QU-REG-001
  • Monitor and manage the Quality systems associated with all plans with an emphasis in Bicarb, Sesqui and Distribution
  • Effective functioning of the regulated plant Quality Systems (Distribution, Bicarb,and Sesqui) through the Production Engineers (PCQI's) for Green River site
  • Provide leadership role in FDA inspections, third party and customer audits
  • Provide/oversee quality related training to FDA regulated areas
  • Provide leadership and development for Quality Unit Production Engineers
  • Conflict resolution
  • Monitor, track and manage site Quality related CAR's and PAR's
  • Provide guidance to Bicarb and S-Carb production,  distribution and QC Lab to meet GMP Quality System requirements
  • Manage Site and area Internal Audit program -ISO9001, Q7A for Bicarb, FSMA for Sesqui, Bicarb and Distribution
  • Lead Auditor for the site
  •  Activities

  • Track/communicate FDA and Customer requirements
  • Manage ISO 9000 efforts as management representative
  • Coordinate Site CAC/Recall System
  • Identify and escalate critical quality issues to Management 
  • Oversee FDA regulated duties associated with PCQI role
  • Oversee Area Annual task calendars
  • Prepare employee development plans
  • Conduct employee performance assessments
  • Monitor Quality System KPI's
  • Own the site External Inspection SOP
  • Train all personnel on roles in customer or regulatory inspections
  • All other duties not here in assigned
  • Verify that the Pharma Grade Bicarb Product Release meets the Q7A requirements
  • Job Requirements

     Grade 20

    • BS degree in Engineering/Chemistry or related field from an accredited college or university
    • Quality experience including FDA/GMP and Food Safety requirements, ISO Quality Management Standards, ISO 22000, HACCP and FSMA preferred
    • Engineering experience preferred
    • Supervisory experience preferred
    • Demonstrated leadership skills

    Grade 21

    • BS degree in Engineering/Chemistry or related field from an accredited college or university
    • 3-5 years of Quality experience including FDA/GMP and Food Safety requirements, ISO Quality Management Standards, ISO 22000, HACCP and FSMA
    • Engineering experience preferred
    • 1 year supervisory experience required
    • Demonstrated leadership skills

      Competencies
    • Drive for results
    • Detail Oriented
    • Approachability
    • Composure
    • Directing Others
    • Informing
    • Listening
    • Developing Direct Reports
    • Managing and Measuring Work
    • Motivating Others
    • Problem Solving

    Tronox is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or citizenship.