Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator



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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens…
BASF is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated QA Coordinator for our Agricultural Products Division. You will be working at our manufacturing facility located in Ames, IA.
Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator – (1705074) – Ames, IA
Where you'll work…
As a QA Coordinator, you will be responsible for Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QC) activities for our Ames, IA production site.  You will develop and deliver quality related training, as well as coordinate our quality management system (QMS) internal audit program.  You will also report on non-conformances related to raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods.
Formula for Success: You Will…
  • Generate/update QMS documentation (document control, specifications, nonconformance records, MOCs, etc.)
  • Key performance indicator (KPI) tracking and reporting
  • Non-conformance coordination and investigation
  • Provide recommendations to correct out-of-specification batches when possible
  • Act as back-up support for inspection of raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods using established methods
  • Coordinate QC activities related to aged inventory
This position is part of a job family. If selected, you will be hired at a level that matches your knowledge, skills, abilities and experience.
For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select:
BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.  

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
  • BA/BS Degree in Chemistry, Microbiology or Related Field
  • 3+ years of experience in a laboratory setting
  • 2+ years of experience in quality/ISO 9001
  • Ability to distinguish colors
  • Strong attention to detail
We Also Look For…
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with SAP, or other MRP system
  • Previous leadership experience

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QUMA - Quality Mgmt & Assurance

Job Type



Day Job


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