Quality Assurance Manager - Plant

Manages and directs the quality department relating to inspection, laboratory testing, and statistical process control within the plant.  Also, responsible for implementing, maintaining and modifying the plant's quality management system to improve business operating systems and to meet the requirements of customers and best practice audits.   Essential Responsibilities and Duties:  Manage the plant quality control department and supervise the quality coworkers Coordinate objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plants  managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs. Design, implement and direct the quality assurance program for the plant, including but not limited to plant management responsibilities, and, document and data control Inspect of incoming purchased materials, work-in-process material, rework materials and finished goods and.  A assure the required level of quality through visual inspection, statistical sampling and laboratory testing of materials.  Ascertain the reasons for nonconforming materials. Control of customer supplied materials and nonconforming product/material Establish/monitor/maintain statistical process control (SPC) programs. Advise and instruct local managers in utilization of SPC data Maintain access to the Amcor corporate database that houses customer specifications and our established guidelines for achieving those requirements related to product safety, quality, legality, process and specification (Windchill and RealSPC or corporate approved equivalent software applications) Provide consistent ongoing analysis of process capability (CPK) statistics.  Determine, recommend, and assist in continuous improvement programs to meet plant/division quality objective and advise the plant manager of appropriate action plans.  Suggest improvements in procedures and techniques to improve product and customer acceptance. Establish/monitor and control hold for inspection (HFI) procedures to ensure nonconforming materials do not enter the production process and are properly identified and segregated. Analyze quality control test results and provide feedback and interpretation to production management or staff. Internal quality audits (housekeeping, Good Manufacturing Practices - GMP, etc.)   Qualifications:   Education:  Bachelor's Degree        Engineering or a related technical field 5 years' experience in a quality assurance role Experience with ISO quality systems or AIB International, Inc.  Experience with AVID systems helpful. Knowledge of SPC (statistical process control), various testing/ troubleshooting methods Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods. Achieve professional accreditation   Relationships:   Direct Reports Amcor co-workers Amcor Leadership Internal/External Customers
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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