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Title:  Continuous Improvement/Quality Supervisor

Requisition ID:  13251-159
Location: 

Carol Stream, IL, US, 60188

Category:  Quality and Continuous Improvement
Travel:  No Travel Required

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate.  We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

 If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging.  A World of Difference

 

SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for leading all activities and functions driven towards execution of an effective Quality System. Directs activities of suppliers, production, and customers to resolve quality problems and continuously improve the level of quality. 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop closed-loop quality system driven to reduce process variation and ensure plant compliance.
  • Act as change agent to drive continuous improvement of production and service processes to improve quality and increase efficiency, which includes root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Develop and implement product quality plans and procedures by overseeing gauge requirements, frequency, responsibility and methods to ensure compliance to process and product specifications.
  • Direct activities, duties, and projects of CI personnel.
  • Implement practices and controls to drive an effective supplier management system.
  • Serve as customer contact for quality issues.
  • New business transition management.
  • Oversee Continuous Improvement website for local plant; manage document control system.
  • Manage customer specification system.
  • Manage Customer Feedback / Complaint System.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.
  • Trained in SQF 2000, HACCP Certified
  • Trained or knowledge of SQF prerequisites including GMP, Food Defense, etc.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, review, maintenance, communications of the SQF 2000 system.
  • Lead and coordinate the Annual plant review of Safe Quality Foods (SQF) system, internal audit /schedule, and Coordinate SQF third party audits
  • Responsible for coordination of SQF type Root Cause/ Corrective Actions activities
  • Validation and Verification of SQF controls with determined frequency/schedule.
  • Establish and maintain Methods/criteria for monitoring, sampling, inspecting, testing, and analyzing raw materials, in-process, and finished goods.
  • Review and update training skills requirements for Safe Quality Foods.
  • This position has full responsibility for the development and maintenance of SQF related documents and records.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or related field.
  • Experience in quality, manufacturing, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Six -Sigma experience a plus.
  • AIB / SQF Practitioner or experience preferred.
  • Prior management or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Statistical Process Control theories.
  • Experience in implementation of technical testing in production environments.
  • Good general knowledge of printing and converting technologies preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook & Internet research skills.
  • Experience using Minitab software a plus.
  • Ability to lead and direct others.

 

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com


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At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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