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Title:  QA Tech

Requisition ID:  16368-159
Location: 

Omaha, NE, US, 68137

Category:  Quality and Continuous Improvement
Travel:  No Travel Required

POSITION SUMMARY:

To conduct Quality Assurance Inspections at all stages of production and to challenge staff & operators to ensure full compliance to the standards. To conduct training and develop the workforce ethos in regard to Food Safety & high-quality process delivery. To conduct various tasks in ensuring our standards achieve all our accreditations and customer’s expectations.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as first point of contact from the production area in regard to quality matters.
  • Promoting and enforcing good quality practices and hygiene standards.
  • Conduct quality inspection rounds during the designated shifts – including BBQ & GMP Audits and highlights and corrects any major issues.
  • Analysis of all production samples against approved standards.
  • Random sampling of finished goods pallets in the warehouse.
  • Conduct where appropriate, testing of materials.
  • Conduct where appropriate, calibration and verification of equipment.
  • Support the site in containment of faulty material.
  • Accurately sorting Quarantined Product and keeping this area organized
  • Checking/sampling of finished goods pallets in the warehouse if needed
  • Meet or exceed standards for environment, safety, working conditions and cleanliness.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Conducting Glass and Brittle Materials audits and publishing results.
  • Conducting and publishing GMP audits, raising and managing non-conformances.
  • Respond to telephone and e-mail enquiries in a timely manner, liaising with relevant departments to ensure responses are technically accurate.
  • Administration of Quality Document requested from Customers.
  • Supporting NCR Investigations with Root Cause
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Quality Manager
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Quality Manager
  • Ensure that the quality hold/WIP area is well managed, and goods are getting inspected within 48 hrs of entry. Report clearly all findings.

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous quality control experience or excellent packaging knowledge.
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment (ideally print and/or packaging).
  • Commercial / cost awareness.
  • Computer skills including the use of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word.
  • Excellent communication skills essential, ability to give clear written and verbal instructions, clearly understand and explain Quality issues to workforce and have good understanding of procedures and processes.
  • Able to identify areas of weakness within processes and customer specific procedures and help find innovative solutions.
  • Highly responsible, reliable, and flexible with a strong work ethic.
  • Able to effectively prioritize and adapt to a varied and changeable workload.
  • Punctual, presentable and with good attendance.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • 12 hr shifts with rotating weekends.  Employee must be willing to work alternate schedules that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Awkward movements while working on equipment.
  • Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.

Required Experience






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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