Data Validation / Quality Assurance Lead - 28708 in Boston, MA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/2/2019

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Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

 

Position Summary:

The Data Validation /Quality Assurance Lead manages and supports the environmental laboratory data review, validation, technical report writing and data management for the Contract Laboratory Program (CLP). This is all done following the National Functional Guidlines (NFG).  Position is based in North Chelmsford, MA

Responsibilities:

  • Performs the full range of duties involved in conducting data validation for analytical chemistry projects.
  • Uses instruments for analyzing organic and/or inorganic compounds.
  • Additionally responsible for all activities involving quality assurance, quality control, and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • May conduct audits and reviews/analyzes data and documentation and maintains accreditation.
  • Formulates and maintains the laboratory Quality Management Plan, QA/QC reports, SOPs, SOG, and QAPPs.
  • Performs CLP data validation and conducting laboratory audits in accordance with EPA national and regional protocols.
  • Provides guidance to less experienced QA/data review staff. 
  • Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, or related scientific discipline, and 5 years of experience in an environmental laboratory, or a Master’s degree and 3 years of experience.
  • Direct experience managing Quality programs of a similar nature.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of NELAC Institute standards.
  • Must be US Citizen; no sponsorship available.
  • Proficient in environmental laboratory QA/QC practices, and procedures.

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Ability to be flexible, multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Strong team player with the ability to both collaborate and to take initiative and work well independently
  • Superior attention to detail and the ability to meet stringent deadlines
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures used in quality assurance and data validation.
  • Knowledge of chemical/physical principles, theories, and established methodologies sufficient to
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and excellent communications skills;
  • Knowledge of chemical/physical principles, theories, and established methodologies
  • Extensive experience using instruments for analyzing organic and/or inorganic compounds.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures used in quality assurance and data validation.

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Diversity Statement

 

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information.

U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.



Diversity Statement

 

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information.

U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

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