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Continuous Improvement/Quality Manager

Carol Stream, IL

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're 1 of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference SUMMARY: This position is responsible for leading all activities and functions driven towards execution of an effective Quality System. Directs activities of suppliers, production, and customers to resolve quality problems and continuously improve the level of quality. The CI Manager represents Graphic Packaging International at customer locations, evaluating and resolving technical issues. The CI Manager provides leadership to Continuous Improvement Staff to optimize the role of CI within the plant. The CI Manager has been designated by Senior Management as the SQF Practitioner to develop, validate, verify and maintain the company's Food Packaging Safety Plan. The SQF Practitioner may engage the services of an SQF consultant to support validation and verification of SQF Programs. JOB ASSIGNMENTS: * Develop closed-loop quality system driven to reduce process variation and ensure plant compliance. * Act as change agent to drive continuous improvement of production and service processes to improve quality and increase efficiency, which includes root cause analysis and issue solving. * Develop and implement product quality plans and procedures by overseeing gauge requirements, frequency, responsibility and methods to ensure compliance to process and product specifications. * Direct activities, duties, and projects of CI personnel. * Implement practices and controls to drive an effective supplier management system. * Serve as customer contact for quality issues. * New business transition management. * Oversee Continuous Improvement web sitefor local plant; manage document control system. * Manage customer specification system. * Manage Customer Feedback / Complaint System. * Perform other duties as assigned by manager. * Trained in SQF 2000, HACCP Certified * Trained or knowledge of SQF prerequisites including GMP, Food Defense, etc. * Responsible for the development, implementation, review, maintenance, communications of the SQF 2000 system. * Lead and coordinate the Annual plant review of Safe Quality Foods (SQF) system, internal audit /schedule, and Coordinate SQF 3rd party audits * Responsible for coordination of SQF type Root Cause/ Corrective Actions activities * Validation and Verification of SQF controls with determined frequency/schedule. * Establish and maintain Methods/criteria for monitoring, sampling, inspecting, testing, and analyzing raw materials, in-process, and finished goods. * Review and update training skills requirements for Safe Quality Foods. * This position has full responsibility for the development and maintenance of SQF related documents and records. JOB REQUIREMENTS: * Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or related position. * 3-five years' background in quality, manufacturing, or equivalent combination of education and background. * 6 -Sigma background a plus. * AIB / SQF Practitioner or background desired. * Prior management or supervisory background desired. * Working understanding of Statistical Process Control theories. * Background in implementation of technical testing in production environments. * Good general knowledge of printing and converting technologies preferred. * Good written and verbal communications skills. * Proficient with Ms office, Outlook & Internet research skills. * Background using Minitab software a plus. * Expertise to lead and direct others. The above job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their requirements for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or candidate's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic details, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster. Please apply at
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