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Greif Packaging LLC Manager Continuous Improvement and Quality Assurance in Lockport, Illinois

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Greif offers a great working environment and the opportunity to make an immediate impact at a company where your ideas are always welcome.

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016228 Manager Continuous Improvement and Quality Assurance (Open)

Job Description:

Job Description:

Devise, implement and oversee all plant quality assurance and control programs, practices and procedures in support of established production standards and company business objectives. Overall responsibility for a workforce geared toward quality and continuous improvement.


+ Leads the implementation and continuous improvement of the Greif Production System within the business environment.

+ Designs, institutes, and documents quality assurance programs.

+ Performs periodic testing and documents results for certification and compliance purposes.

+ Investigates and addresses customer complaints. Follows up as necessary.

+ Advises and consults with plant management on all continuous improvement and quality/safety related issues.

+ Develops reports, files and other administrative paperwork.

+ Insures compliance in the safe handling of hazardous materials and waste.

+ Coordinates activities with other departments and outside functions.

+ Incorporates and maintains safety observances, including but not limited to, use of all PPE by employees, ensuring guards and safety features are working, and promoting good daily safety practices and habits.

+ Communicates goals and objectives, applies company policy, staffs, trains, coaches, recommends salary increases, administers discipline, insures positive employee relations and reviews the performance of employees.

+ May be required to monitor adherence to established safety standards. Recommends and implements changes as needed.

+ May assist in training Lean Manufacturing techniques.

+ May supervise administrative functions of facility.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.


+ Over 5 years experience in lean techniques, quality assurance/control in a production setting required;?8+?years related manufacturing experience preferred.

+ Bilingual Spanish


+ Bachelor?s Degree or equivalent education and experience.


+ Demonstrated skills in verbal and written communications, project management.?

+ Ability to work with testing equipment, and maintain accurate documentation/records.?

+ Fundamental understanding of a plant manufacturing operation.?

+ Fundamental understanding of computer operation and software.?

+ Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulations.

EEO Statement:


We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif?s Equal Opportunity Policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer?minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity