Teknor Apex

Lab Supervisor

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Celebrating over 90 years…


Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.


In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service. Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.


Responsible for plant wide assessment regarding the quality status of all TPV products and for plant wide compliance to all quality system requirements. Also provide
technical assistance in interpreting customer quality system requirements.

  • Perform final assessment regarding quality status of all TPV products.
  • Establish direction and focus for the QC / QA Group.
  • Communicate statistical information regarding product defects to manufacturing and technical groups.
  • Provide technical assistance to external customers as directed by the Plant Manager, Sales or the Technical Group.
  • Manage the Document Control system, the Internal Audit program and the Internal Corrective Action Resolution at the Leominster, MA Plant.
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of the Quality Management Systems (QMS ) Manual and Quality Control SOPs / Test Methods.
  • Support all departments at the Leominster, MA facility with maintenance of the quality systems and identify gaps in current quality systems and implement more effective / efficient programs.
  • Support all departments at the Leominster, MA facility with information and methods toward registration and maintenance of quality systems ( i.e. ISO ) and continuous quality improvement.
  • Provide support with customer quality audits at the Leominster, MA facility.
  • Assist with system / process improvement projects or other items assigned by the Plant Manager.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Competencies


  • High School or GED required; 2-4 year degree in relevant field preferred.
  • 3 years or more in a technical or quality capacity for a manufacturer of plastics compounding.
  • Solid experience with ERP systems.
  • Solid computer skills.
  • Strong leadership skills-emphasis on ability to take self-directed actions.
  • Ability to handle concurrent problems and prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to communicate timely and accurate information to suppliers/ customers.
  • Analytical ability and inductive thinking.


Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

  • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k w/company match 
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Service Recognition
  • Competitive pay and bonus program



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