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Company: Silgan Closures
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title MANAGER, PLANT QUALITY ASSURANCE Job Type Full-time Education Bachelor's Degree Location KINGSPORT, TN 37660 US (Primary) Career Level Manager Category Quality Management Date Needed By 3/31/2023 Shift Type First Shift Travel 0 - 10% Job Description The Quality Manager is responsible for the analysis, inspection, design, test, and/or integration of appropriate Quality Systems to assure product quality. Ensures the proper and accurate collection of Critical to Quality Data and presents data to management for use in daily planning and continuous improvement efforts. The Quality Manager works closely with suppliers and customers in ensuring that all products (raw material through finished goods) meet required specifications. The Quality Manager will ensure that their facility of note is compliant with all city, state, federal and industry requirements with specific focus on CGMP and Food Safety regulations. The Quality Manager is will manage all the Continuous improvement activities in the plant. The Quality manager will report directly to the Plant Manager, with additional reporting responsibility to the Director of Quality. Duties: Performs quality reviews of applicable documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including customer quality requirements and Portola quality procedures and policies. Interfaces directly with customers to resolve quality issues/concerns Applies statistical process control (SPC) methods for analyzing data to evaluate the current process and process changes. Will provide appropriate leadership and accountability for managing the Quality department, including all laboratory activities and requirements. Ensures compliance to all PCP and other related documents as provided by the corporate QA department. Will ensure that all appropriate action plans are implemented and control plans put into place. Ensures that effective and applicable testing and inspection protocols are implemented, challenged and verified for all primary and secondary process within the overall manufacturing process. Reviews all purchased raw materials and provides input supporting acceptance or rejection. Reviews and analyzes data obtained during all quality assurance activities, consistent with company policies and procedures. Utilizes advanced level of problem solving skills to develop creative solutions. This position will work in a collaborative manner with the appropriate departments to affect positive change to systems that incorporate solutions that are repeatable, reliable and sustainable. Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and provides recommended process improvements to plant management. Prepares reports to communicate results of quality assurance activities. Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality assurance codes and standards. Exhibits energetic, hands on, plant floor "bias for action" approach. Works with intent to improve overall processes (and related issues) including process development, creating process documentation, and problem solving. Implements corrective actions and associated control plans. Develop and implement training and communication programs to be presented to all levels of the organization that outline current state, initiatives for improvement and results. Comply with all safety procedures Job Requirements Must have a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in an Engineering or related field 7-10 years related experience in management, quality systems preferred Strong background and experience in Six Sigma (minimum green belt certification) Project Management including Gantt charting Continuous improvement concepts, and/or industry recognized quality-based certifications Food Safety/HACCP Certification preferred LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Silgan endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities to perform their essential job duties as long as the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship on the company's operations and does not pose a direct threat of substantial harm to the employee or others. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis. Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, ancestry, genetic characteristics, cancer diagnosis or history, marital status, or disability, military service or veterans' status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions, reproductive health decision making, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, local laws and ordinances. Silgan is a drug-free workplace.EEO/M/W/Vet/Disability PDN-992339b8-93bf-4420-8fd9-8d80c46febac

Keywords: Silgan Closures, Kingsport , MANAGER, PLANT QUALITY ASSURANCE - (13539), Executive , Kingsport, Tennessee

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