Mauser Packaging Solutions

Quality and Safety Manager

Job Description

Posted on: 
July 5, 2024

Do you want to work with people who are dedicated to innovation and making the world a better place? Do you want to build a career with a company that provides opportunities for growth and development?Mauser Packaging Solutions is that company.Our mission is to help our customers achieve better sustainability with their packaging. And we do that by giving our people the opportunity to do important work, solve interesting problems and be part of a diverse, forward-looking team.At Mauser Packaging Solutions, you can be proud to work for a company that’s always striving to innovate and serve customers better—and help them be better stewards of the environment.Whether you’re a seasoned professional—or just beginning your career—there’s a place where you can help make a difference at Mauser Packaging Solutions. Join us!

Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Responsibilities

  • Implements process improvement with the use of Statistical Process Control (SPC), and measurement analysis.
  • Defines projects in regard to customer requirements utilizing tools such as: Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), process flow mapping, control plan documentation and Capability Analysis.
  • Ensures CoQ (Costs of Quality) metrics are aligned with the company’s strategic initiatives, including scrap, rework, returns, appraisal and prevention.
  • Establishes programs to improve metrics using continuous improvement tools as well as actively participates in projects that support Lean Manufacturing initiatives resulting in improved profitability, work flow and team performance. Proactively works to improve quality systems internally and externally to the plant.
  • Utilizes and has the ability to teach Lean tools including 5S, Kaizen, quick changeover, value stream mapping, mistake proofing, etc. Participates in Kaizen events as necessary.
  • Interacts with production floor daily. Assists where needed to ensure there is adequate support from the Quality department to meet production efficiencies and goals.
  • Reviews, measures and proactively studies KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) in an effort to prevent substandard product that does not meet customer specifications.
  • Supervises and manages daily activities of all Quality team members at their designated location.
  • Manages HFI (Hold for Inspection) System. Measures, quantifies and communicates HFIs to the production floor and any other team members who need to be informed.
  • Communicates and investigates any customer inquiries as they relate back to quality. Works with Operations team to find solutions to customer complaints focusing on permanent corrective action.
  • Interacts with production floor and management to determine root cause analysis for quality defects and develops resolutions to correct deficiencies.
  • Audits, summarizes and reviews with plant management team the plant quality system. Leads and facilitates monthly Quality Management Review meetings.
  • Prepares and communicates month-end quality report summaries within plant and corporate.
  • Manages and ensures compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), USEPA and State regulations in accordance with government and company requirements;
  • Trigger, track and keep the records of health and safety training for all employees.
  • Travels as necessary to other plants to establish best practices or to work with others in determining root cause or corrective action to quality issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Health & Safety or Business Management.
  • Minimum 5 years of quality experience in a high volume fast-paced manufacturing operation.
  • Must have experience with preventive quality engineering techniques such as PFMEA, control plans, process mapping.
  • Must have experience being involved with and/or leading EHS-related items or projects.
  • Certifications in Environmental or Health & Safety related programs preferred.
  • OSHA30 certification a plus.
  • Knowledge of and experience with utilizing Lean manufacturing practices.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification a plus.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Strong problem solver with good work ethic and decision-making skills.
  • Microsoft Office experience required.

Physical Demands/Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to work in and around a non-climate controlled environment.

Work Environment:

To be capable of productivity in a diverse range of environments.  Works with testing equipment.  Ability to be able to work in a team setting.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram or schedule form.

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