United States, Oak Creek, WI, Adhesive Technologies

Quality Control Supervisor

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  • Ensures that group associates are trained and are performing inspection functions as detailed, per the approved, current work instructions.
  • Supervises Quality Control Technicians.
  • Monitors product quality by audit of daily analytical results from all shifts.
  • Coordinates, assigns priorities to and supervises day to day lab activities, communicating status to management.
  • Ensures that lab supplies and PPE are available when needed.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies through preventative maintenance programs, service contracts and orders supplies.
  • Coordinates equipment calibrations and verifications, maintains calibration records, and performs impact assessment as necessary.
  • Implements testing criteria and reviews test methods and work instructions periodically.
  • Insures NCMR reports are initiated for rejected batches.
  • Relays lab results to appropriate personnel.
  • Troubleshoots lab equipment, plant technical or logistics issues.
  • Performs lab tests by assisting tech on duty or covers if tech is absent.
  • Maintaining a safe environment in labs and plant.
  • Assists in development of continuous improvement procedures.
  • Assists with Customer Complaints for the Oak Creek Facility.
  • Management of rejects and blocked stock dispositions.
  • Assists in internal audits.
  • Conducts performance reviews of QC Technicians, coaching discussions, and initiates disciplinary action if needed.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement Team (QIT) meetings.
  • Maintains training requirements and records for all technicians
  • Perform statistical analysis on problem products/Rejected batches when necessary
  • Ability to perform analytical analysis (i.e. GC/MS, TGA, DMA, IR) when necessary.
  • Performs various other duties as assigned by the QA Manager.


  • Bachelor’s degree in science discipline preferred.
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience.
  • Adhesives or sealant and coatings knowledge or related experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with ISO/QS standards.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • PC/SAP literacy essential.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with data analysis software (Minitab) preferred.

The salary for this role is $84,000.00 – $95,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 23049629
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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