NewMarket Services

Quality Analyst

Location US-VA-Richmond
Product Quality


About Us

Afton Chemical Corporation is part of the NewMarket Corporation (NYSE: NEU) family of companies, and is one of the largest global suppliers of lubricant additives and offers a broad line of fuel additives worldwide. 


Support of the Afton Richmond’s Quality Management System functions related to ISO9001, ISO17025, IATF16949, and Customer Complaint Resolution (ReSOLV).


  • Lead, perform, evaluate, and analyze the results of internal and external ISO9001, IATF16949 Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements (MAQMSR)
  • Assist with support of ISO17025
  • Serve as a resource for Richmond ISO Activities, to include new initiatives.
  • Develop, maintain, support, and update ISO9001 and IATF16949 systems and tools.
  • Interpret and implement as needed the sanctioned interpretations of applicable standards.
  • Coordinate internal ISO 9001 audit and prepare associated material necessary for auditors.
  • In conjunction with management and Quality team members, coordinate and host external audits.
  • Develop into a leader and one of the company experts in the areas of Quality Management Systems.
  • Remain current through training and study of all requirements to maintain Afton’s ACC and ISO certifications, and IATF 16949.
  • Gain in-depth understanding of all functions of Afton’s Richmond Quality activities
  • Support customer related activities including Questionnaires, Audits, requested documentation
  • Maintain high-level controlled documents related to the Quality Management System.
  • Providing ISO/Quality orientation to employees.
  • Lead or participate on special projects as required




  • Bachelor degree in a science or business field
  • 2 Years of work experience


  • ISO 9001 Trained Auditor
  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor qualification
  • Quality systems/ISO experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Afton systems and processes

NOTE: For NewMarket, Afton or Ethyl employees, an appropriate combination of experiences that will support the required skill base may replace one or more of the specific experience requirements above.



  • Teamwork - Strong team player and ability to effectively interact with staff at all levels
  • Communication - Strong written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Performance Bias - Possessing the drive and focus to achieve challenging goals, moving from thought and problem solving into value creation.
  • Project Management - Ability to manage tasks and activities and drive their completion within the agreed framework across organizational boundaries
  • Self-Management - Ability to operate independently as necessary to asses needs and proactively work toward solutions
  • Analysis and problem Solving – Can work to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; asks good questions and probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see underlying or hidden problems and patterns; utilizing all appropriate tools to reach a robust answer
  • Decision Making – Ability to make decisions in a timely manner based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment
  • Travel - Ability and willingness to travel as necessary to support Quality and Product Integrity activities
  • Training – Training as an internal auditor and/or willingness to take classes necessary to become a certified ISO auditor and trained IATF 16949 auditor
  • Excellent organizational and coordinating skills
  • Strong computer skills, (spread sheets, charts, graphics, word processing)


Working at Afton

Who We Are - We're a diverse, global family of individuals, who share a passion for developing innovative solutions. We build our professional relationships on respect, integrity and a commitment to safety and quality. Just as these values apply to our professional relationships, they also apply to the way feel about our neighbors and communities.


Our Work - At Afton, our innovative R&D programs lead to global growth. Our lubricant and fuel additives are among the most highly developed and widely used in the petroleum industry. Afton is a recognized and trusted supplier of driveline lubricant additives, engine oil additives, fuel additives and industrial lubricant additives.


Benefits / Compensation - We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages that reflect our commitment to our employees. Our employees are our most treasured asset and we have dedicated resources that allow us to reward our employees for their commitment on an ongoing basis - ensuring our compensation packages are competitive in the industry.



An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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