Quality Assurance Specialist - Lockport, IL
GREIF (NYSE: GEF,
GEF.B) is a 138 year old world leader in industrial packaging products and
services. We produce steel, plastic, fibre,
flexible and corrugated containers, packaging accessories and containerboard,
and provide blending, filling and packaging services for a wide range of
industries. We also manage acreage in the United States. With more than
16,000 employees in 200 operating locations in more than 50
countries, GREIF is positioned to serve global as well as regional
customers. If you're looking for a rock-solid global manufacturing company
committed to continuous improvement, and one that knows the power of lean,
look to GREIF. You'll be part of a team known for its industry-leading
talent, unparalleled portfolio and unmatched commitment to customer success.
Our culture, founded on the GREIF Way, promotes recognition and
rewards collaboration, hard work and commitment. We are continually seeking a
diverse mix of talented people. We want people with a passion for working in
partnership with customers. We want people with potential who can
take GREIF to the next level in packaging excellence.
The Quality Assurance
Specialist devises, implements and oversees all
plant quality assurance and control programs, practices and procedures in
support of established production standards and company business objectives.
They are a professional /single contributor role within a plant environment
and have no direct reports. They may also implement and oversee safety
and environmental programs.
- Will support and
encourage the implementation and continuous improvement of the GREIF
- May support and maintain
the Food Safety Certification program and fulfill the role of SQF (Safe
Quality Foods) practitioner for the plant.
- Designs, institutes, and
documents quality assurance programs.
- May design, institute,
and document safety and environmental programs, including Food Safety
- Advises plant management
on all quality related issues (may include environmental and safety
- Measures customer
satisfaction and takes corrective action as appropriate.
- Implements “just in
time” techniques to ensure quality levels remain high and consistent.
- Performs periodic
testing and documents results for certification and compliance purposes.
- Advises and consults
with plant management on all continuous improvement and quality/safety
related issues (may include environmental related issues).
- Develops reports as
required by management.
- Ensures 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.
- May be responsible to
ensure that the GREIF Production System is being effectively deployed
throughout the plant, initiate, plan and assist in the execution of
- May be required to
monitor adherence to established safety standards.
- Recommends and
implements changes as needed.
- May assist in training
on Lean Manufacturing techniques.
- Performs other duties as
- 4+ years experience in quality assurance/control in a
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
skills in verbal and written communications.
- Strong project
- Ability to work with
various testing equipment.
understanding of a plant manufacturing operation.
understanding of computer operation and software.
- Knowledge of applicable
federal, state, and local regulations, and ISO 9000 standards.
- Must also have the
ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team.
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