Supervises the plant quality function as directed.
What will you be responsible for?
Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure work environment. This includes correcting unsafe acts/conditions, facilitating monthly safety meetings, performing monthly safety inspections, and investigating accidents, as required.
Supports development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the food safety system.
The plant quality assurance supervisor, if designated is to be trained and certified in the manufacturing system and oversees its development, implementation, review and maintenance. Provides for trained backups in the case of absence
Supervises the plant quality assurance function as directed.
Facilitates a "quality conscious and pride in quality" attitude within the department.
Facilitates the installation and maintenance of established quality assurance procedures.
Maintains a gauge and inspection equipment control system to provide and calibrate gauges and instruments as required. This includes the initiating of requisitions to ensure compliance with group standards.
Maintains inspection reports and quality complaints to determine defect trends in materials and products, and initiates corrective action if necessary through appropriate line or staff heads.
Maintains reports as necessary, evaluating the quality of designated products, in conformance with established quality assurance procedures.
Schedules, or assists in scheduling, inspection personnel to specific assignments to ensure the most effective utilization of manpower.
Facilitates quality assurance training and development programs.
Supervises or assists in the inspection or testing of various materials and products to determine compliance with specifications.
Regular schedule is 7am – 4pm (Monday through Friday). This job may include working weekends, or working hours may vary as specified by management and operation need.
High School Diploma/GED is required. Bachelor's degree in relevant field is preferred.
3-5 years of directly related job experience.
Experience with any of the following certification standards is desired.
Ability to leverage specification requirements into facility procedures.
Draft, revise, and collaborate with others on new or existing procedures.
Implement, educate, and train on the policies and procedures.
Act as facility focal point for documentation control.
Experience in gap analysis between specification requirements.
Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard plant quality assurance techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
Ability to negotiate with customers to promote or sell ideas or concepts.
Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills
Working knowledge of the following areas: product specifications and customer needs and expectations, and generally accepted supervisory practices and procedures.
Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.
Works in both office and manufacturing environments.
This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices.