Job Information

Actalent Quality Assurance Specialist in Goose Creek, South Carolina

Day to Day:

A. Support the Operations, Regulatory, HSE Managers with all compliance and safety activities required for Symrise to operate the production facility including: regulatory compliance, Food Safety, ISO, quality program, permitting, emissions and regulatory calculations, project submissions, new product & process development and customer relations... 40 %

B. Ensure that all the quality manual documents are accurate and current, reflecting the true activities of the Operations department as well as ensuring they are reviewed according to corporate guidelines. Update and maintain Operation procedures in compliance with all regulatory guidelines... 25 %

C. Provides direct support for PSM procedures. Participate and help drive the Process Hazard Analysis (PHA’s) for the Operations department... 10 %

D. Maintain databank and monitor SymProve for all action items generated through HAZOPs, Audits, MOCs, etc. and follow up that these items are completed (resolved) in a timely manner... 10 %

E. Ensure that all Operations personnel are current in their required training (OSHA, SQF, RC, PSM, EPA, DOT, HAACP, etc.) and maintain training records to document all training activities... 5 %

F. Remain current on the latest regulations which govern the production activities at Bushy Park such as OSHA, FDA, EPA, DEHEC, GMP, DEA, HAACP, Homeland Security, safety, etc... 5 %

Other Functions:

A. Does other duties as required, e.g., write protocols, work instructions, reports, etc. Serve as backup HAACP practitioners... 5 %

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with the shift supervisors, superintendents, maintenance and management.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment and also be able to coordinate activities within the team.

  • Must have the ability to anticipate and detect problems and take prompt corrective action.

  • Must also be well self-motivated and self-directed towards completing outstanding issues to their completion. Must be able to write clear and concise reports and instructions.

  • Good Computer skills (Windows, Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access not a must)) as well as SAP experience is a plus.

  • A knowledge of chemical plant Distributed Controls Systems such as Siemens PCS7 is also desirable in order to work with programmers to update operational controls for regulatory requirements.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering or science or the equivalent in education, training, and/or experience in a chemical plant operations is required.

  • This candidate should have a good knowledge of chemical plant operations, a good understanding of regulatory requirements in the industry and the ability to acquire the knowledge of all the required regulatory activities needed.

Working Conditions:

  • Will work mostly in an office environment but also participate in activities which are part of a non-climate controlled industrial chemical plant.

  • The environment requires the incumbent to ascend and descend stairs/ladders.

  • Use of personnel protection equipment (PPE) needed for handling of chemicals, e.g., gloves, self contained breathing apparatus, full face respirator.

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.