QAU Specialist
Greensboro, NC 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

Company Description

As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter these threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all – while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs.  

Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting. From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold.  

Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland.

Job Description

This position exists as a federal regulatory requirement to ensure compliance with the EPA FIFRA Good Laboratory Practice Standards (GLPS) in 40 CFR Part 160.  This position is responsible for monitoring studies and facilities to ensure the facilities, equipment, personnel, methods, practices, and records are compliant with federal regulatory requirements as mandated by the EPA. The incumbent will conduct audits and inspections of protocols, audit/inspect study activities, data, and final reports. Accountabilities for this position include:

Max 5-7 bullet points for job duties

  • Audit study protocols, data, and final reports to ensure compliance with EPA FIFRA GLP regulations and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Travel within the US to inspect facilities
  • Write and submit audit/inspection reports
  • Maintain communication and develop sound relationships with monitored groups
  • Stay current with trends and regulatory requirements
  • Conduct training for Good Laboratory Practices Standards (GLPS) and quality assurance.
  • Conduct APHIS trial assessments, eco-monitoring audits, and QM Stewardship audits
  • Review and revise QAU and Divisional SOPs

The position will be based at the Greensboro, NC site, on a hybrid work schedule and travel within the US up to 20% of the time, depending upon the QAU Team workload.



  • College degree in a scientific discipline with 2 to 4 years relevant experience
  • Multi-disciplinary studies, GLP Standards, GLP Advisories, QAU and Departmental SOPs, internal QAU memoranda, master schedule system, familiarity with equipment and methods, study protocols and EPA and OECD submittal guidelines
  • Previous employment in a scientific position in the areas of chemistry, field biology, biotechnology, analytical laboratory or QA auditor.   


  • Any experience and knowledge of the EPA FIFRA GLPS would be a definite plus.
  • Someone who has conducted GLP training is preferred

Additional Information

What We Offer: 

  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members. Offers flexible work options to support your work and personal needs 
  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts your first day  
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution  
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits 

Syngenta has been ranked as a?top employer?by Science Journal. 
Learn more about our?team?and our?mission here: 

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.




Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Some College
Required Experience
2 to 4 years
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