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Quality Supervisor

ALPLA INC. / St. Peters / Missouri / United States / Quality

Your responsibilities

  • Ensure production compliance with all internal and customer bottle and packaging specifications.
  • Measurements and Testing
    • Measures, records and reports dimensional, functional and visual attributes per internally specified requirements
    • Maintains optimum performance and internal calibration checks on quality related equipment and schedules calibration of equipment requiring outside calibration
    • Maintains measurement database integrity
  • Customer Relationship Management regarding Quality issues
    • Works with production and customer to determine optimized process settings to assure specified requirements are met (specifically during sampling and product qualification process)
    • Hosts periodic customer visits
    • Manages customer complaint process under the supervision of the Plant /Operations Manager
  • Quality System
    • Ensures compliance with all ISO and customer/external audit requirements
    • Prepares and successfully completes audits
  • Documentation
    • Maintenance of customer product specifications
    • Development and maintenance of all internal bottle and packaging specifications
    • Monthly reporting of quality data per documented corporate procedures in emis
    • Owner of Root Cause Analyses Process by involving relevant departments in developing appropriate corrective action response
    • Documents and reports all supplier quality related issues per documented procedures
    • Controls and reports all nonconformance product per documented procedures
    • Ensures completion of all customer required testing
    • Reports production quality through Certificate of Compliance as specified by customer
  • Monitors on-line testing through daily checks of SPC data entry of Machine Operators
  • Responsible for promoting quality mind set in all plant employees
  • Responsible for the control & coordination of rework with production of all nonconforming product
  • Color of bottles
    • Responsible for color matching at each start up of bottle mold
    • Responsible for obtaining & maintaining customer approved color samples for each bottle
  • Responsible for Production Mold Book Process
  • Ensures that a signed acceptable color sample which has been compared to approved customer sample is provided for production line at each start up by Quality Technician
  • Trains and supervises all personnel performing quality testing within the quality lab and on the production floor
  • Leading the Team
    • Regularly scheduled quality staff meeting
    • Ensures team works together as efficiently as possible
    • Correctly records time and attendance of team
    • Recruits (with support of Management) and HR new employees
    • Performs disciplinary actions
    • Performs annual Performance Evaluation for quality lab technicians under guidance of Operations Manager / Plant Manager
    • Assesses training needs of staff and ensures execution of training

Your competencies and qualifications

  • Education/Experience:

    • Min 2 year Degree(Associates) in related field or equivalent
    • Experience with physical lab testing equipment, calipers, scales, digital height gauge and compression force testing equipment and with Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
    • Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience required, preferably in manufacturing environment
  • Qualifications/Skills:

    • Computer literate (Excel, SPC data base, Word)
    • Ability to work well with other departments
    • Able to handle multi-task environment with good organizational skills

We offer

  • Health and Wellness Care Program
  • Dependent Care Cost Savings Program
  • Recognition programs
  • Promotional opportunities
  • 401K Retirement Plan and excellent Matching Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plan
  • Education assistance program
  • Short term, long term and life insurance paid by ALPLA
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays

Contact person
Julie Fallon, Human Resources

9 Cermak Boulevard, 63376-1019 St. Peters, United States
T +16366971255,

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