- Communication Skills
- Food Safety Experience
- Project Management
American Packaging Corporation (APC) is one of the top flexible packaging converters serving customers throughout North America. We are always seeking to improve our operations, deliver more innovation and value, and give back to our local communities. Our longstanding success as custom flexible packaging suppliers has been fueled by our commitment to providing more innovation, more quality, and more responsive customer service, along with our strategic investments in the latest technology.
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LOCATION: Columbus, WI
ROTOGRAVURE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
SUMMARY: A Technical position reporting to the Quality Systems Manager. Primary responsibility is monitoring and measuring process and product performance, establishing and implementing recommendations for improvements to both product and process, and ensure optimal production of the various products produced by American Packaging.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Analyze processes and products using statistical techniques, to identify improvement opportunities, and measure process/product performance to ensure continual improvement.
Participate with the gathering of information needed to establish process conditions for new and developing products and processes. This involves observing trials/developmental orders and production runs, and communicating with Manufacturing, Scheduling, Sales, Graphics, and Suppliers.
Organize and lead process and product improvement teams/initiatives, using established project management techniques, to improve product quality and process performance and lead the implementation of those improvements.
Ensure that manufacturing specifications are known, understood and communicated.
Provide Engineering expertise as needed.
Analyze production and test data to establish consistent production results.
Utilize data to recommend design changes to correct/resolve problems and contribute to the optimization of products to the required technological specifications or end uses.
Travel as needed to suppliers and/or customers.
Ability to work with and communicate with all levels of the organization is required. This will range from hourly up to and including the Operations Manager.
Work schedule must be flexible to allow for attendance at trials/production during nights and/or weekends if necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and 6-8 years of experience in flexible packaging, or a combination of education and experience. Packaging converting experience is highly desirable. Knowledge of testing performed in a converting operation and knowledge of statistics and the ability to apply and interpret statistics to a manufacturing situation is desired.Project management experience or education is preferred.
FOOD SAFETY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
Food Safety Training, consisting of the GMP/PPE/Food Safety Policy, HACCP Plan and SQF System is provided to all personnel at the time of hiring. Refresher training is completed annually, based on the anniversary month of the employee?s date of hire. Completion of this training is a condition of employment.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Strong oral and written communication skills are required.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Understand and apply statistical techniques for process improvement.Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.