AJM Packaging Corporation

Sr. Manager of Quality

ID
2021-1254
Position Type
Full Time
Location : Location
US-MI-Southgate

Overview

AJM Packaging Corporation is seeking to add an experienced Sr. Manager of Quality to its team. This position is responsible for management oversight of AJM’s Operations Quality activities across our 7 factories nationally to ensure appropriate quality levels across all of AJM’s products.  In this position you will formulate and drive manufacturing quality excellence programs designed to assure maintenance of the company's competitive position and profitability of its manufacturing operations. Collaborate cross-functionally with all functions and members of the senior management team to synchronize quality goals, opportunities and delivery for one of Michigan’s leading, non-automotive growth companies. 

 

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.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains the ISO 9000 Quality System and related manufacturing support tools
  • Develops and executes quality assurance related strategic plans to support the organization’s objectives and goals.
  • Oversees the scheduling and execution of 3rd party audits as well as customer specific audits.
  • Plans, coordinates, and provides high level oversight of quality assurance systems to ensure quality production across all plants consistent with established specifications and standards.
  • Keeps management teams abreast of significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance related investigations, audits, or improvement activities.
  • Establishes and oversees customer scorecard tracking metrics including development and oversight of corrective/preventative action systems across all plants.
  • Ensures uniform product specifications and quality assurance methodologies are in-use across the businesses and plants.
  • Develops and reports quality assurance KPI information to key stakeholders.
  • Applies Six Sigma, and lean manufacturing methods to evaluate and improve the current quality assurance systems and processes.
  • Provides strategic guidance and oversight to the regional and local quality assurance resources.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of quality assurance training programs to key personnel in conjunction with regional and local managers.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality assurance codes and standards, including food safety.
  • Ensures corporate wide, continuous compliance with government, customer, and third party food safety certification requirements, including on-site audits.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree is required.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in manufactured product quality systems and specifications is required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a quality manager or plant quality team lead preferably in a rigid, flexible, or food contact packaging environment.
  • Minimum 4 years working with internal and external customers.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, & PowerPoint.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic, and flexible team based environment.

About Us

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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