Quality Assurance Associate I


Alliance Technical Group is hiring a Quality Assurance Associate for our air lab in Circle Pines, MN. If you are looking to grow your career with a great company in the environmental testing industry, then apply and speak to one of our Talent Acquisition Business Partners, TODAY! We pay biweekly with great benefits, PTO, a Profit-Sharing plan, and great opportunity for career growth.

Job Overview:

A Quality Assurance Associate (QAA) is an experienced QA professional whose main responsibility is to review laboratory reports generated within Alliance Technical Group's laboratory programs. Occasional duties may arise to support the Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) on specific quality program initiatives such as following up on audits and corrective actions. The QAA may also assist the QAM in quality document tracking, updating quality documents, and other related needs.

Pay Range:


Quality Assurance Associate Essential Functions:
  • Review laboratory reports to confirm consistency and completeness
  • Sign and file completed reports and notify the project and report managers
  • Assist the QAM with SOP and other document development or updates
  • Update and maintain training logs for laboratory analysts
  • Identify non-conformances in the laboratory and coordinate with the QAM, Laboratory Manager, and Technical Director
  • Participate in internal/external audits as required

  • Bachelors or Associates Degree in a Physical Science or Engineering discipline
  • QAA-I: Minimum 2 years of experience in general chemistry laboratory, or 1 years experience in an air laboratory covered by a TNI accredited program
  • QAA-II: Minimum 6 years of experience in general chemistry laboratory, or 3 years experience in an air laboratory covered by a TNI accredited program
  • Master's Degree in an Engineering or applied science discipline can substitute for 2 years general experience for QAA-II
  • Detailed knowledge and familiarity of working within accreditation standards such as TNI, or ISO 17025
  • Detailed knowledge of common EPA Methods
  • Intermediate skill level (or above) in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional appearance and behavior
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Valid drivers' license

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to meet the physical demands of a typical office environment
    • Sitting/standing
    • Possible light lifting

At Alliance, we are committed to fostering a workplace and community that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values. We believe that a diverse and inclusive environment not only enriches our organization, but also strengthens our ability to innovate, collaborate, and succeed.

Alliance Technical Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.