Quality Control Supervisor

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Job Field: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Location: Peekskill, NY, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1901892

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


In 2016 BASF formed a global business unit to combine all of its pigments activities. With sales of about €1 billion and 2,600 employees globally, BASF Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market, offering the broadest portfolio of products and technology. This global business unit fully concentrates on the pigments business and its customers to achieve its goals of growth and cash generation. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, Colors & Effects experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit www.colors-effects.basf.com.

What You'll Be Doing - We are seeking a professional like you to provide expertise to the Quality Organization by utilizing your 5 + years of experience in manufacturing and laboratories. You will have accountability for managing the day-to-day manpower assignments, training, time sheet/payroll submittal, ISO documentation maintenance, oversight and approval of raw materials, in-process quality assessments, and approval of products to be moved into packaging.

You will use SAP transactions and other tools to effectively control product quality through the manufacturing process. You will lead the safe, effective, and efficient operation of the laboratories associated with raw material, in-process, and finished product quality specifications, testing, and evaluation. You will prioritize technician assignments, payroll / overtime, and tactical decisions related to production quality in conjunction with other supervisory staff as needed. You will utilize your technical knowledge regarding process controls to ensure products can achieve customer expectations. You will act as primary person accountable for the decision to move or hold production materials from advancing to the next stage of operation. The ability to visually evaluate finished goods to determine if they should be packaged, reworked, or discarded is critical. You will be responsible for escalating and initiating product quality investigations. You will maintain department ISO/ GPM/ and RCMS documents and standards, as well as support site initiatives through internal audit programs, quality investigations, and product performance reviews. Utilizing your leadership skills, you will focus on coaching and developing team members, driving teamwork and accountability, and promoting housekeeping and safety standards within the Quality Control Laboratory.

Coloring Your World: What We Offer You …

We not only provide value to our customers, but to you as well. Through you@BASF, our total offer, you can discover and take advantage of the benefits, perks and other opportunities that best suit you and your family’s needs, no matter where you are in your career.

The “Total Rewards” that you receive as an employee of Colors & Effects goes way beyond a paycheck. In addition to your base salary and incentive program, you receive a competitive array of health and insurance benefit choices that typically represent a significant portion of your overall compensation. You also have retirement benefits that include competitive company-matching contributions to help you save for the retirement you’ve been dreaming of, and much more.

Finally, we know that life is about more than work, which is why we offer flexible work options that can be designed in partnership with your manager to meet the needs of the business and your personal needs.

Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Shine with Colors & Effects! Do You Have What It Takes?

  • High school diploma, experience working within a manufacturing environment and previous supervisory experience
  • Leadership skills that focus on coaching and developing team members, driving teamwork and accountability, and promoting housekeeping and safety standards
  • Technical knowledge regarding process controls to ensure products can achieve customer expectations
  • General knowledge of ISO/RCMS/GMP standards

  • Desired
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Experience working in a lab environment; familiarity with lab instrumentation and understanding of laboratory standard operating and safety procedures
  • Experience in a unionized manufacturing environment

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    Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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