Berry Global Quality Assurance Manager in CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wisconsin
Quality Assurance Manager
Job ID: 6324
Functional Area: QUALITY & ISO
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Relocation Provided: Yes
Location: CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI
Education Required: Bachelor's Degree
Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years
Berry Global (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.9B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 125 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 23,000 individuals. At Berry Global, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. With our proven expertise in packaging and protection solutions, and our dedicated insights team that follows trends across a wide range of industries, we are uniquely positioned to serve a broad range of markets and customer needs. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. Here at Berry we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth and safety. We encourage you to be a part of Berry Global, the company that is always advancing to protect what’s important!
In the role you will manage the continuous improvement process for the Chippewa Falls, WI facility. The main objectives are to improve the plant’s processes to ensure that cost/waste is driven from the system, and to ensure that our products are competitive in the marketplace in order to support business growth. This involves the development, implementation and preservation of the Quality Management System, identification of improvement opportunities and implementation of their solutions, and facilitating the Continuous Improvement process as well as to manage the ISO system.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Meet and maintain all divisional Quality Management System objectives, including year over year defect/credit reduction, and Quality Management System implementation targets.
Direct the activities, duties, and projects of the QC and Lab Technicians to assure compliance to customer specifications.
Serve as the plant’s contact for customer complaints and customer compliance audits. Maintain reporting systems for internal and external complaints.
Execute and manage Six Sigma, Process Improvement, and Lean projects. Track and report all financial validated savings through the Graphic Packaging Inc. Project Tracking Database.
Communicate plant quality expectations and monitor performance relative to the objectives in a timely and effective manner.
Actively solicit input from all employees to aid in successfully accomplishing the above listed actions.
Responsible for compliance with all facility product safety (GMP’s)/Sanitation policies and procedures. Must continually work to promote orderliness and cleanliness of their work area in support of companywide product stewardship standards.
Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork.)
Must facilitate and support GPI’s Continuous Improvement processes (LEAN, 5’s, Six Sigma, etc.).
Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, develop, implement, and document Quality Management System for maintenance and control of products and processes.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor Degree in Engineering preferred or equivalent practical experience
Five to seven years experience in Quality Management, Engineering Management, Production Management and/or Project Management in a manufacturing environment.
Must be a certified Six Sigma Black Belt or be willing to attain certification as part of the selection for this position.
Leadership experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment
AIB/product safety experience a plus
ISO experience a plus
Non hazardous manufacturing facility
High level of responsibility <25-50% Travel required
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.