AJM Packaging Corporation

Quality Control Lead

Position Type
Full Time
Location : Location
US-CA-El Cajon


AJM Packaging Corporation is seeking to hire additional Quality Control Lead. This position will be responsible for working alongside our Production team, enforcing and maintaining high product quality standards and serving as a resource to our Production Shift Supervisors.


Benefits: At AJM, our comprehensive benefits package truly sets us apart. This position is eligible for company paid medical insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield), dental insurance, vision insurance, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K matching plan, tuition reimbursement and employee referral programs. Plus, AJM provides company paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays.


  • Verify that each department inspection is accurately completed by the responsible employee
  • Confirm that the correct quality documentation is being filled out
  • Responsibilities will also consist of authentication for all changeovers for all machines
  • Must have the ability to execute the following quality inspections for each department: Perform Hot Oil testing on plates and Hot Water testing on bowls
  • Perform rigidity testing on plates and bowls
  • Confirm print color match and registration on product and packaging
  • Perform board caliper verification and Kraft paper basis weight testing
  • Perform cup leak testing
  • Accurately perform ink rub testing on designer plates and cups
  • Complete the Handle Sack adhesion and pull testing on handle bags
  • Verify bag glue location, amount and bag quality
  • Understand the steps needed to follow when undesirable quality conditions exist during production and when the inspection follow up will occur
  • Understand and have the ability to identify and isolate non-conforming product utilizing the quarantine process and assist with any quality hold product inspections needed
  • Authenticate quality of incoming materials
  • Final Inspection spot Audit of Finished Goods including product packaging
  • Complete all other duties the Supervisor deems necessary


  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, but less than high school education is acceptable
  • 2+ years of experience with Quality systems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience in running manufacturing equipment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Consumer product manufacturing experience preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Ability to perform all physical components of the position, with reasonable accommodation if required

About Us

About AJM Packaging Corporation: AJM Packaging is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of disposable paper products including paper plates, cups, bowls, and bags. For more than 60 years, we have invested in our company and our people. We are proud to create over 3,000 jobs in our eight manufacturing plants strategically located across the USA, and our corporate office in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Despite our growth, we are still a family-owned and operated business and we remain committed to providing the reliable service and quality that has been important to AJM since the day our founders started the business.

Career Development: At AJM, we realize we will only go as far as our employees take us and, for that reason, we invest millions of dollars every year on both classroom and on-the-job training to develop our employees’ skills and promote a culture of learning and continuous improvement. There are no barriers to impede your progress here and no ceilings to halt your advance. You’ll control your own destiny and we will help you reach your full potential with both in-house development programs and tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate level college studies. See where your AJM journey will take you.

Working at AJM during COVID-19: AJM is proud to have been designated a critical infrastructure employer and, as such, has remained open throughout the global pandemic supplying disposable paper products and packaging to supermarkets, club stores, restaurants, pharmacies and other retailers, wholesalers, distributors and institutions. In order to fulfill our customer commitments and our obligation to the country, we had to, first, ensure the health and safety of our dedicated employees while they were on the job. Towards that end we quickly developed and installed a robust Coronavirus containment and mitigation program employing all the tools at our disposal, including, but not limited to, face masks, gloves, daily temperature checks and questionnaires, common touchpoint sanitation, testing, contact tracing and quarantine.

Application Process: For immediate consideration, apply directly, send your resume/information to greatjobs@ajmpack.com, or call us at 833.562.7256.

AJM Packaging Corporation is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and as an equal opportunity employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin or other legally protected status.


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