The Quality Control Manager is someone who has the task of helping in improving the safety, operations costs and product quality at California Plastic Containers, Inc. They are responsible for analyzing the transactional and production processes as well as to identify and address any problems.
The Quality Control Manager directs activities of the quality control team, ensuring that a team of personnel work accurately and effectively to produce quality products or services. This manager is a leader and must act with professionalism, encouraging employees to follow methods and procedures of quality control and keep the production of products flowing at a consistent pace.
The quality of goods and how they are produced play a crucial part in California Plastic Containers, Inc. success. The Quality Control Manager ensures that the process and the end products meet the established requirements of California Plastic Containers Inc. and that the process complies with local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
The Quality Control Manager creates and directs manufacturing programs to ensure the quality of goods being produced. This includes analyzing specifications and statistical data to develop procedures for quality and reliability expectancies of goods. After procedures have been established and approved, the Quality Control Manager schedules quality control procedures to be executed throughout the manufacturing line and continuously improves these processes.
Along with defining quality processes for manufacturing, the Quality Control Manager works closely with the Plant Manager and Maintenance to ensure that all equipment used for production is maintained and working properly. This involves establishing guidelines for the safe operation and maintenance of equipment, and scheduling equipment testing and routine maintenance.
The Quality Control Manager trains, schedules and supervises quality assurance staff and managers. This professional also develops and maintains quality control budgets, and works with other members of the manufacturing management team to improve quality, ensure safety and reduce waste during the production process to increase profitability. To ensure quality of products, responsibilities may include visiting customers to find areas for improvement or changes in the product specifications. Working with other senior members of the organization, the Quality Control Manager is also involved with the design and development of new products.
Areas of Knowledge
The Quality Control Manager is knowledgeable in the company's policies and procedures as well as regulations related to quality control. In this field of work, the manager is familiar with effective supervisory techniques and procedures and understands how to adhere to personnel policy.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Quality Control Manager has the duty of selecting and assigning quality control duties to the staff, and then must evaluate the performance of these employees in their assigned roles. After pinpointing staff development needs, the Quality Control Manager arranges training as related to improving quality control measures and ensures that labor relations requirements are met. Duties of the quality control manager include maintaining records and reports and issuing correspondence, reviewing errors and their causes and giving advice to correct such errors. In some instances, the Quality Control Manager is a liaison between staff and upper management to negotiate problems arising with staff.
Skills and Specifications
- The Quality Control Manager should have strong skills in training other people.
- They should be equipped with strong communication skills as well as he has to constantly interact with people they are training.
- They should be a self – motivated person.
- They should possess leadership skills and be willing to drive innovation and change.
- The Quality Control Manager possesses the skill of instructor, director and evaluator. An effective Quality Control Manager is capable of interpreting laws and regulations, implementing precise policies and performing investigative duties when needed. This manager possesses good analytical skills and has the ability to communicate well with others in person or through the written word.
- Develop assessment corrective action plans as required
- Identify and prioritize issues to address with safety program
- Drive actions on plant safety action plan to completion
- Drive safety committee to be an effective vehicle in the plant’s safety program
- Request necessary resources to accomplish plant’s safety goals
- Successfully complete RV training program
- Fully utilize training, spread knowledge to safety committee members and others in the facility
- Adopt the CPC Injury & Illness Prevention Manual in the plant
- Ensure the manual is updated throughout the year with new materials issued by the corporate safety group
- Provide recommendations to improve the manual to the President
- Conduct PPE hazard analysis
- Determine plant specific PPE requirements
- Create / update regularly the plant PPE requirements postings
- Enforce PPE regulations
- Create specific LOTO procedures for each piece of equipment
- Obtain appropriate technical resources to verify procedures are accurate
- Enforce LOTO procedure compliance
- Fully implement an active behavior-based safety program in the plant
- Review data collected via the chosen program in safety committee meetings
- Ensure actions are generated and included on the plant safety action plan
- Ensure all machines have adequate guarding
- Ensure the control plans are developed and implemented
- Ensure all control plan related procedures and work instructions are developed
- Conduct reviews with the President to ensure accuracy and consistency of the control plans
- Conduct training for operators and inspectors in the use of the control plans and related procedures and work instructions
- Review quality data minimum quarterly. Identify any potential trends or repeat issues
- Facilitate corrective action process for any control plan failure
- Train plant employees in the use of problem solving tools
- Drive the continuous improvement (quality) by establishing and facilitating improvement teams
- Ensure the process capability studies are properly carried out and completed
- Collect and analyze capability data
- Train all plant employees on First Article Qualification procedure
- Facilitate the First Article Qualification procedure for all new and transferred products, new raw materials and major process changes
- Analyze and summarize all First Article Qualification data
- Maintain records of all First Article Qualifications
- Assist in all continuous improvement projects for production
- Facilitate control plans
Assist in all continuous improvement projects for maintenance
- Identify core issues for continuous improvement in quality improvement, efficiency improvement, and waste reduction
- Lead continuous improvement teams, as appropriate
- Identify core issues for continuous improvement in safety
- Lead continuous improvement efforts on core safety issues
5S Work Place Organization
Assure department is organized and necessary tools are readily available and in their place
Education and Qualifications
Persons who want to become Quality Control Manager should have a Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, engineering technology or mechanical engineering.
Bilingual is preferred
The shifts are Day Shift: 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM Swing Shift: 2:00 PM to 10:30 PM and Graveyard Shift: 10:00 PM to 6:30 AM
This job is not a sit-down occupation, it is a noisy and dusty environment where earplugs and protective eyewear is a necessity. Since the products being made are products of the food industry, hairnets and beard nets are required to be worn at all times. COVID-19 precautions require that masks be worn at all times.
California Plastic Containers
Why Work Here?Time: Must be flexible with their hours as we are a facility that is open 24 hour a day, 7 days a week. Must be willing to have a rotating schedule (You will not always have the same days off but will be designated to the same shift). The shifts are Day Shift: 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM Swing Shift: 2:00 PM to 10:30 PM and Graveyard Shift: 10:00 PM to 6:30 AM This job is not a sit-down occupation, it is a noisy and dusty environment where earplugs and protective eyewear is a necessity. Since the products being made are products of the food industry, hairnets and beard nets are required to be worn at all times. COVID-19 precautions require that masks be worn at all times.
We have an amazing staff, you will never be short on hours and will have job security.
Long Beach, CA