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Quality Systems & Lab Mgr

Job Code:  1249

Sarnia, CA, N7T 7M2

Department:  Environmental, Quality and Safety
Date:  11-Jun-2022

ARLANXEO is a world-leading synthetic rubber company with sales at approximately EUR 3.2 billion, about 3,800 employees and a presence in 20 production sites in nine countries. The company’s core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of high-performance rubber for use in, the automotive and tire industries, the construction industry, and the oil and gas industries. ARLANXEO is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Aramco.
The Sarnia location is the headquarters for ARLANXEO Canada Inc. with a Global Research & Development Centre for Butyl Rubber located in London, Ontario. Focused on the production of synthetic rubber, the Sarnia facility is a major supplier to both domestic and international markets and employs over 300 employees.
ARLANXEO’s TSR products are used primarily in the tire and automotive industries but are also found in a wide variety of industrial and consumer markets.
ARLANXEO is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success. ARLANXEO Canada Inc. strives to provide competitive compensation and benefits program within our industry. This includes competitive base pay, a defined contribution pension plan and employee/employer matched savings plan. ARLANXEO also provides career development opportunities and education programs, health and wellness programs and subsidies, and Work-Life Balance opportunities.

Main Responsibilities:


Accountable for all testing methods and procedures and ensure that testing is completed correctly and results are communicated in a timely manner

Manage LIMS system for Sarnia site & support London LIMS main user

Ensure all SOP's are updated for the Labs

Provide direct supervision for Lab personnel

Ensure testing equipment availability & reliability, which includes troubleshooting, calibration & interfacing with equipment suppliers/OEMs


Manage ISO 9001 & 14001 and IATF 16949/VDA 6.3 management systems within Responsible Care for ARLANXEO Canada, including London site and ensure that the processes link with the needs of the businesses. Also, ensure that integrated management system is adequately documented and readily accessible.

Participate in customer audits/visits and coach internal auditees in collaboration with the Quality Champion.  Respond to Customer requests for quality systems surveys/questionnaires.

Ensure internal site audits are completed according to schedule in AAA.  Ensure that audit CARs are closed in a timely manner.

Manage DQS registration audits ensuring that schedule and audit plan meet the needs of the organization.  Host auditor(s) and support all personnel answering any line of questioning.

Respond promptly to customer requests such as CofAs, ISO certification status, product quality issues

Education:  Degree in chemistry or chemical Engineering preferred, BSc or B.Eng minimum. 

Experience:  10+ years management and operation of a testing & quality lab experience, project management experience an asset

Skills and Requirements:

Experience with auditing and quality systems

Experience with ISO standards and management systems

Demonstrated ability to interact in a professional manner with all levels of the organization & external customers

Proficient computer skills including SAP, Office365, industry specific software & databases required

ARLANXEO Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

ARLANXEO Canada Inc. is a Responsible Care® company and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Due to the nature of these positions, the successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment conditions.

While we appreciate all responses, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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