Quality Manager

Job Description

Quality Manager

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Our client is a leading innovator in the manufacture of flexible packaging products for food, retail, security, and medical  markets.  With manufacturing locations across North America, steady growth through customer loyalty derives from innovation in product array, service, and technology.  On their behalf, we seek a nimble-footed Quality Manager to embrace, enhance and thrive in a culture of innovation.  Since the position is critical to delivered success, this person serves as the crucial quality lens through which the business is viewed ... requiring a balance of relentless quality focus with sound business moxie.

This critical member of the senior management team at their flagship factory in the Pacific Northwest must be effective in applying the science of quality assurance in a manufacturing environment ... with artful collaboration and  authentic concern when things go awry in the customer's world.  Versatility in personal interaction is key ... with a demonstrated history of effective interaction at all levels and across all functions in the organization, and with management of essential customers and critical vendors.  

A sound techical and practical understanding of flexible packaging built around thin plastic film extrusion, flexography, and laminated structures is preferred.

Job Requirements

The proven Quality Manager will have a demonstrated history of:


    -- Directing a team of technicians to effectively conduct operational and statistical audits on converting processes in the manufacture of flexible packaging;


    -- Developing and implementing an ISO-compliant quality process embraced by all;


    -- Establishing fair but rigorous vendor compliance guidelines to assure raw materials meet expectations;


    -- Focus and versatility in problem resolution through collaboration ... up, down and across the organization;

    -- Reasonable familiarity with AIB requirements for manufacturers participating in the supply of materials to the food chain.

Key words:

quality     quality assurance     quality control     ISO     AIB     food     food processing     flexo     flexography     flexographic printing     printing     flexible packaging     wide web     thin plastic film     SPC     statistical process control     laminating     adhesive lamination     bag making     bags     plastic bags     barrier properties    


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type QA - Quality Control, Manufacturing, Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation Yes
Industry Packaging, Food, Printing - Publishing
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID A1837
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Quality Manager

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