Location   United Arab Emirates
Sector   Process Industry
Job Type   Full Time
Date   14/02/2017
Job Ref No   3694

Company Profile

This role is at an assistant manager level with a company manufacturing polypropylene films based in the UAE

Job Description

The selected candidate will assume overall responsibility for a QC Laboratory of a Masterbatch plant and QA of all the products. This would involve establishing the Quality plan for the products in close coordination with the related departments. Responsible for Quality Assurance of Incoming goods, WIP & FG.  He / She will lead a team of QC personnel provide training, monitoring and measuring their day to day performance. Other responsibilities will include: Providing technical guidance to the plant personnel with regard to product specifications, measurement, compliance etc. Qualifying (upgrade/downgrade) the materials and deciding upon the grade of the ageing material. Implementing and managing the existing quality management system in the QC department. Following up on the servicing/annual maintenance contract of the lab equipment to be made with the external service provider or instrument supplier. Monitoring team members’ activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities and directing their work. Evaluating and verifying employee performance through the review of completed work assignments and work techniques. Implementing, documenting and maintaining ISO-9001-2000 Quality Management System.

Candidate Profile

Applicants for this role should hold a Bachelor / Masters in Chemistry / Polymer Science  with preferably Post-Graduate diploma / degree in Plastics. He/she should be fluent in spoken and written English and be able to effectively communicate with people of all levels and cultural backgrounds. The jobholder should have around 8 to 10 years’ experience preferably in a manufacturing environment driving quality standards. Hands-on exposure in a Laboratory of a Masterbatch / compounding plant and familiar with the analysis of Additive Masterbatches. Hands-on experience on Filter Index Tester, Moisture Analyzer, MFR tester, Universal Tester, FTIR, DSC, TGA etc. would be desirable. Must be familiar with FDA & EU Food Contact Approvals; need to prepare and maintain TDS, MSDS and Food Contact Certificates for all products and issue the required Test Certificates to the customers.