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Quality Technician - Blythewood, SC




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Amcor Rigid Packaging

Quality Technician

Blythewood, SC


Responsible for and has the authority for assisting the Quality Manager in assignment and control of the various internal quality functions. Directs and coordinates the efforts of assigned Quality Auditors in the absence of the Quality Manager. Completes shift duties of a Quality Auditor when a temporary replacement is required.



  • Responsibility and authority as outlined in the Quality Manual, Operational Procedures and all Instruction Manuals.
  • Function within the team/ISO environment.
  • Prepare specified training outlines and conduct or coordinate certain quality and quality-system
  • related training.
  • Maintain a program of instrument calibration.
  • Maintain a program for effective follow-up on corrective and preventive actions.
  • Participate in internal and external documented quality system and GMP audits.
  • Maintain regular contact with customers and supply data and reports as required.
  • Maintain vendor records and supply data and reports as required.
  • Write and / or coordinate the writing of and assist in implementation of procedures, policies and instructions.
  • Coordinate department activities and supervise the assigned Quality Auditors during the absence of

the Quality Manager and at other times as directed by the Quality Manager or Plant Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities
 may also include the following as required:

  • All duties and responsibilities of a Quality Auditor.
  • Assist with or coordinate activities regarding automatic inspection devices.
  • Travel to customer, vendor or other job related locations.


  • Submit to and pass (minimum score 70%) local Quality aptitude test that includes basic mathematical skills and reading comprehension.
  • Submit to and pass drug screen test.
  • Supervisor recommendation if filling from within.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Successful completion of a recognized SPC course.
  • Possess all the skills and abilities required of a Quality Auditor.
  • Leadership ability.
  • Able to travel at least 25% of the time.


  • Ability to shut down any machine if it poses an imminent danger to employee’s health and/or safety.
  • Ability to shut down any machine because of a quality problem so suspect material can be contained.
  • Ability to shut down any if it is down three times in one hour for the same mechanical problem.
  • Authority to contact any staff or management team member with concerns, questions or suggestions pertaining to their job or work environment.
  • Initiate Corrective Actions for violations of Company policies.
  • Recommend hiring, termination and promotions of subordinates.
  • Approve expenditures up to pre-determined amount identified by corporate guidelines without prior approval of Department Manager.


  • Lock Out / Tag Out
  • Bloodborne Pathogen
  • Hearing Conservation / PPE
  • Right to Know / Hazardous Communication
  • Emergency Evacuation
  • Ladder Safety / Fall Protection
  • Forklift Safety
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Food Security
  • SAP

Corporate Training Requirements

Amcor supports the career development of employees by encouraging qualified candidates to apply for internal positions. Before applying for a position ensure your line manager and HR business partner have been informed. As a part of the Internal Applicant Process, the HR Team may communicate with your manager to discuss your application.

Refer to the Amcor Leadership Framework to understand the competency requirements of the role.

To be eligible, a co-worker must have been in their current role at least 12 months, be in good standing, meaning you have good attendance, your last performance review was positive, you are not involved in progressive discipline or on a Performance Improvement Plan, and you are actively at work, and your immediate supervisor/manager approves.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran




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