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Lubrizol Plant Quality Manager in Corona, California

<h1 id="job-title" itemprop="title">Plant Quality Manager</h1> <div class="applylink pull-right"> <a xml:lang="en-US" lang="en-US" class="btn btn-primary btn-large btn-lg apply dialogApplyBtn " href="/talentcommunity/apply/534273400/?locale=en_US">Apply now »</a> </div> </div> <p xml:lang="en-US" lang="en-US" class="jobDate" id="job-date"><strong>Date: </strong> <span itemprop="datePosted">Mar 29, 2019 </span> </p>

Location: Corona, California, US, 92879

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 48218 

Vesta, a Lubrizol company is a contract manufacturer that specializes in producing thermoplastic extruded tubing and components for medical devices that are used in hospitals internationally. We strongly believe that it takes quality people to make quality products that are so important for everyday use, and we are always looking to expand our Vesta family. Vesta is located in Corona California which is located in Riverside County. We less than 30 miles away from the beach and Disneyland.

Vesta Corona, California location has a class 8 certified clean room, which is 17,000 square feet. We have 14 extrusion lines as well as co-ex lines. We are able to run multiple extruders which can produce a two layer, stripes and three layer extrusion.

JOB TITLE:                   Plant Quality Manager                                     DATE: December 7, 2018

REPORTS TO:              Plant Manager                                                 DEPARTMENT: Quality

CLASSIFICATION:        Exempt                                                            DIRECT REPORT(S): Yes

WORK LOCATION:      Corona, CA                                                      REVISED: 01/17/2019



The primary responsibility of the Plant Quality Manager is to lead all aspects of the company’s Quality System, including but not limited to Customer requirements, applicable industry standards, GMP’s, applicable regulatory requirements, quality assurance and quality control of manufacturing processes and product realization.  Responsible for managing Customer complaints, CAPA system and Non-conforming materials, Audit program, Risk management process and Supplier management program. Direct responsibility over Quality Control and Document Control departments. Key element of Validation program and Continuous Process Improvement program. Directly responsible for implementing and maintaining systems that ensure compliance with applicable ISO standards and 21 CFR Part 20. This position also serves as the Management Representative.



  • Lead all aspects of the Quality System
  • Define quality control strategies
  • Interaction with Customers regarding quality agreements, inspection plans, inspection methods, acceptance criteria, change management and deviations
  • Oversee the preparation of internal and external Validation protocols and reports
  • Develop, track, analyze and report Quality data related to product and key processes such as supplier performance, audit results, etc. to demonstrate the effectiveness of the company’s Quality System and to identify trends
  • Establish and conduct Management Reviews
  • Plan and execution of training and development of staff
  • Manage Suppliers and report on performance
  • Manage internal and external audits
  • Manage second or third-party testing to ensure facility systems compliance including test equipment, cleanroom, and other facility systems such as compressed air system, etc.
  • Manage records for product traceability.


HIRING GUIDELINES: To perform job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required/preferred.

  • Understanding of ISO requirements 13485:2016, ISO 14644:2015, 14971:2012 and FDA regulatory requirements
  • Project Management
  • “Hands-On” type of person requiring minimal direction
  • Able to work in a fast paced, and high stress environment
  • Able to multitask and manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Able to manage and supervise others
  • Highly organized and neat
  • Excellent computer skills (MSOffice, MSProject, FileMaker Pro, Internet and E-mail)
  • Excellent communication skills able to comfortably present thoughts and ideas to senior management
  • Demonstrated success in developing or upgrading a quality management system
  • Perform other duties, as required



  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in engineering or other scientific background



  • 15 years of related experience in cGMP/FDA regulated industry
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing Quality Assurance or regulatory compliance in the Medical Device industry


Potential Safety Hazards and Special Requirements:

  • Cuts and burns
  • Spill and trip hazards.  Falls from ladders or step stools
  • Noise
  • Prolonged computer use
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.


The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.


Vesta is located in Corona CA, the golden state. Corona is located in Southern California where the beaches are less than 30 miles away. You can take a 20 minute drive to the Happiest Place on Earth- Disneyland and see their beloved firework show at 9:00pm every night. Corona is a 45 minute drive to Los Angeles, the entertainment capital in the world. The City of Los Angeles is home of the new Los Angeles Rams who have shaken up and created new excitement for the locals. This city is diverse with many different cultures and restaurants. Summer starts off with many different music festivals such as: Coachella, Snowglobe, Stagecoach and so much more. Vegas is less than 4 hours away and an easy drive for a weekend getaway.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

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