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We are seeking a Quality Associate Supervisor to join our Livonia, MI site. The Livonia Polyurethane Systems plant is a batch managed production facility, with a broad product mix, that operates 24 hours a day, 5 days a week and where the urethanes test procedures, including hydroxyl and water content in mixed resins and polyols, are done.
The site is also responsible for NCO content of isocyanate blends and prepolymers; hand mix reactivities of products, rate of rise and gel tests; other testing typical to this chemistry and customer base. The lab operates with certified test equipment following ASTM standards and local STI procedures.
The lab manages troubleshooting of problem urethane systems batches in production and requests from customers. This includes identifying possible causes of non-conforming material, contacting technical service for advice and confirmation of investigation, and identifying and implementing solutions.
Quality Assurance Supervisor (1604005) Livonia, MI
You will manage the day-to-day activities in the lab including managing the workload in the lab to keep up with the work flow on the production floor which includes personnel issues, testing requirements, work allocation, QS 9001 and training activities.
As Livonia is a small, single plant site, the lab supervisor will be expected to participate in sharing of the daily work load.
Finally, the Lab Supervisor will work with the site Operations Engineers, and business Quality Manager, to set up and manage site and business KPIs, lab goals, and other quality processes required.
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