Chemical Quality Inspector

International Search Partners - Pittsburgh, PA

Chemical Quality Inspector

Manage assigned industry managed programs for task groups; develop checklists and state of the art consensus qualification procedures; recruit qualified auditors, schedule pilot audits of suppliers using available and contracted resources; publish audit/survey reports working through committee structure and due process to serve industry, government and society. Support implementation of company strategy and continuous improvement initiatives.


  • Manage technical audit report generation/assessment with strict confidentiality and compliance with procedural and regulatory requirements; conduct technical audits as required; review/update audit reports; follow up and close non-conformances; ensure effective closure of audit reports for timely issuance of certificates solving conformance issues; provide technical summary reports to the assigned task group; provide required alerts in eAuditNet.
  • Manage assigned personnel including consultants (technical auditors and reviewers).
  • Motivate and guide Industry Managed Committee and/or Task Groups activities in developing standards, manuals, and reviewing audit reports including planning; recruiting qualified technical volunteers; monitoring/managing results.
  • Develop and Manage budgets of assigned activities.
  • Recommend process improvements for assigned programs and PRI. Identify gaps/problems and report to appropriate management.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Chemistry required, may also accept a degree in Chemical Engineering or Material Science.
  • 5 years experience with the core technologies such as Plating, Anodizing, Painting, or Conversion Coatings, or related field.
  • 5 years experience working in a related manufacturing or processing environment.
  • 5 years experience Auditing (internal or external processes), preferred
  • 5 years experience in Quality Systems (e.g. ISO, AS 9100), preferred
  • Expected to obtain delegation and approved auditor status within 2 years from date of hire.
  • Technical knowledge of appropriate materials science/engineering disciplines/methods.
  • Working knowledge of Quality Systems and corrective action response.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with relevant Aerospace specifications.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to facilitate meetings.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident as required by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.
  • Ability to work for long periods at a computer/desk.
  • Standard office environment.

Compensation: 90k

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