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Quality Supervisor


Quality Supervisor

Pasadena, TX

INEOS Styrolution America LLC


  • The global leader in styrenics: No. 1 leader in styrenics with a focus on Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Standard and Styrenic Specialties

  • Employees: 3,600 worldwide

  • Production sites: 20 manufacturing sites in 10 countries

  • Customer base: Customers in 106 countries

  • Sales: 6 billion EUR in 2021


You will be accountable for ensuring the safe and reliable operations of the lab technicians and equipment to ensure Styrene Monomer (SM) product is shipped with the correct analysis to meet ISO quality requirements and customer specifications. Additionally, you will facilitate continuous improvement for the two Gulf Coast Styrene Monomer plants through the Quality process.


  • Supervise lab technicians to ensure routine quality analytical data on styrene raw materials, intermediate, waste and finished products is provided to production, utilities, environmental and logistics departments
  • Provide daily work instructions to lab technicians to ensure all routine and non-routine testing is completed as per sample schedule 
  • Provide and ensure maintenance of laboratory equipment, methodology, test chemicals and reagent required for routine and special tests to maintain the labs ability to conduct such tests by working with the purchasing department in selecting lab equipment and vendors
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Logistics and Sales to address customer needs and quality issues
  • Schedule and facilitate ISO certification and track ISO audit findings, report findings to the leadership team, and hold quarterly quality meetings
  • Recruit and train internal ISO auditors in ISO standards and audit practices
  • Secure the safety and health of all employees in the lab to avoid injuries using the Responsible Care department safety programs


  • B.S. Degree in Chemistry or a related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in laboratory and ISO areas 
  • Experience supervising laboratory operations; possess excellent organizational and scheduling skills to manage daily work and training schedules of lab technicians 
  • Working knowledge of ISO standards 
  • Demonstrated verbal communication skills to interact successfully with operations, customers, vendors, and logistics
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft and Adobe software and ability to develop competency in the use of ancillary software applications used by the Gulf Coast Region 
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data generated in the lab 
  • Technical leadership and networking skills

Physical Requirements: 

  • Wear and fit emergency breathing devices (air masks, tanks, respirators, etc.)
  • View colors of flames, liquids, and solids from the analysis
  • Smell odor to determine different gases or reactions
  • Hear warning signals or emergency alarms


This opportunity is located in Pasadena, Texas, approximately 30 miles east of Houston, Texas.  Please note that relocation assistance is not available for this position.


  • Competitive salaries, performance-related pay, and bonuses.
  • A comprehensive benefits package with low premiums including health, short term disability, and life and accidental death insurance plans
  • Retirement savings with company match + contributions
  • Fitness and tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work environment
  • Career development and progression


It does not matter where you come from, who you are or how you see yourself. We have an inclusive approach that is open and transparent and welcomes talent first and foremost. At INEOS, we believe a diverse business provides the right platform for open and innovative thinking, and that’s where the best ideas come from. We are an equal opportunity employer and champion diversity.

We are excited to hear from you and share more about our organization.

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team


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