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Quality Manager

Company: Huhtamaki US
Location: Batavia
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Inspired to grow with your experience, learn and share with new colleagues? Huhtamaki is a key global provider of sustainable packaging solutions for consumers around the world, enabling wellbeing and convenience. Our innovative products protect on-the-go and on-the-shelf food and beverages, ensuring hygiene and safety, and help prevent food waste. We are committed to protecting food, people and the planet and are on the lookout for passionate and consummate professionals to join our growing team to help us deliver on our ambitious 2030 Strategy. We look for colleagues who Care, Dare and Deliver. Summary of Primary Purposes The incumbent is responsible for leading the quality department to establish and maintain the highest quality standards for our products in accordance with customers and company requirements. Individual will direct, develop, and manage all quality related activities and provide technical direction and training to the quality technicians and manufacturing supervisors. Responsible for ensuring compliance with customer quality requirements and customer audits. Responsible for development and maintenance of the SQF system. Description of Major Responsibilities * Champion company Safety and Continuous Improvement culture. * Champion Product Safety and Quality for the facility and the distribution center. * Champion the facility's SQF system; function as facility SQF Practitioner. * Direct and develop a team of quality technicians and quality professionals. * Lead continuous improvement projects to improve quality system and minimize quality scrap and customer complaints. Identify specific and actionable opportunities and drive appropriate changes. * Lead customers and third-party audits. * Ensure all policies, SOPs, and job aids related to quality and food safety are current. * Accountable for customer complaint resolution and implementing appropriate corrective action. * Work closely with corporate team to onboard and validate new raw materials and suppliers. * Manage vendors quality issues and initiate corrective action request. * Maintain facility certifications such as SQF and SFI. Physical Requirement Employee works in a well-lighted and clean manufacturing environment. Individual will work on average 45 hrs/week with some weekend work. Requires moderate standing (50%), with occasional walking (25%) and occasional sitting (25%). Employee will use various machines (i.e. calculator, computer, fax machine, printer, and telephone). Require full range of body motion such as twisting, stooping/bending, squatting, kneeling, climbing ladders and stairs. Safety equipment: hair/beard net, safety glasses, safety shoes, ear protection. Qualification Require Undergraduate degree, preferably in a science related field Minimum 5 years of progressing experience in high volume manufacturing environment Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience Experience with SQF or an equivalent GFSI standards Demonstrated experience leading Continuous Improvement projects such as Kaizen or Six-Sigma Possess working knowledge of all Microsoft applications, especially Excel. Must be able to learn new software related to the role Prefer Paperboard and printing knowledge Familiarity with multiple Huhtamaki core technologies Join us to shape the future together!

Keywords: Huhtamaki US, Cincinnati , Quality Manager, Executive , Batavia, Ohio

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