QC/QA Laboratory Manager


Position: Quality Control/Quality Assurance Manager

Location: Tustin, CA

About Alliance Technical Group:

Alliance Technical Group (Alliance) is an innovative and fast-growing environmental testing, data, and analytics company headquartered in Decatur, AL. With over 1,500 specialists in 40+ offices nationwide, we lead the industry in providing technical solutions for a wide range of environmental needs. Our rapid growth is fueled by cutting-edge technologies that minimize risk and promote sustainable practices.

Position Summary:

Are you passionate about quality and precision? As our Quality Control/Quality Assurance Manager, you'll play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our laboratory's quality system. You'll ensure the accuracy of our data, adherence to rigorous quality protocols, and compliance with regulatory standards. If you excel in problem-solving, data validation, and leading teams, we want you on our team!

Key Responsibilities:

Quality Control:
  • Oversee the laboratory's performance testing program.
  • Maintain high standards of quality assurance using precise control limits.
  • Evaluate and interpret results to meet project requirements.
  • Determine the need for supplementary samples or retesting.

  • Conduct and facilitate audits to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Document actions and recommend changes based on audit results.

Policies and Procedures:
  • Implement updates to regulatory and industry standards.
  • Develop and refine lab operation policies and procedures with the OPEX Quality team.

Staff Instruction:
  • Mentor and assist lab staff in testing protocols and technical processes.
  • Identify and address testing and data irregularities.
  • Manage corrective actions and staff training.

Client Support:
  • Resolve client complaints and provide exceptional customer service.
  • Work with clients and administrative staff to meet regulatory needs.
  • Communicate laboratory processes and impacts effectively.

Analytical Testing:
  • Oversee monthly tests and ensure proper equipment maintenance.
  • Manage data collection and report on testing progress.
  • Assist in developing and validating test methods.

Data Validation:
  • Review and validate data for compliance and quality.
  • Assemble comprehensive data validation packages.

Quality Metrics:
  • Establish and maintain regular quality metrics reporting.

Accreditation Maintenance:
  • Collaborate to uphold accreditation programs, including quality assurance plans and SOPs.

Process Monitoring:
  • Monitor and document procedural controls.

Issue Investigation:
  • Investigate non-conformance issues and customer complaints.
  • Identify root causes and implement corrective actions.

Regulation Adherence:
  • Ensure deadlines and regulatory standards are met.

Safety Promotion:
  • Promote safe work practices in collaboration with the ATG Safety team.

Additional Duties:
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Qualifications:
  • BS/BA degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related science.
  • 7+ years of environmental laboratory experience, QA experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of data validation guidelines.
  • Proficiency with LIM applications and basic computer skills.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality management.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Self-motivated leader.

Pay Range: $67,000 to $85,000, depending on experience

Key Benefits Include:
  • Quarterly Bonuses: Recognizing and rewarding your hard work.
  • Comprehensive Health Coverage: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Manage healthcare and dependent care costs.
  • 401(K) Plan with Competitive Match: Secure your financial future.
  • Service Awards: Celebrating your milestones and achievements.
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Assistance: Invest in your growth.
  • Disability Benefits: Employer-sponsored support when you need it most.
  • Life Insurance: Peace of mind for you and your family.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Resources for personal and professional support.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Holidays: Balance work and life.
  • COBRA: Continued health coverage after employment ends.
  • Casual Dress, QSTI Certification Assistance, Per Diem & Paid Travel: Comfort and support for your career development.

EEO Commitment:

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Join Us Today!

Advance your career with Alliance Technical Group, where your expertise will drive excellence and innovation in environmental solutions. Apply now to join our dedicated team of professionals.