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Plant Quality Manager - Steator, IL

Position Description:
ABOUT O-I:
Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world's largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world's leading food and beverage brands. The Company had revenues of $6.9 billion in 2017 and employs more than 26,500 people at 78 plants in 23 countries. With global headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, O-I delivers safe, sustainable, pure, iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace.
We are currently seeking a Plant Quality Manager to join our team at our plant in Streator, IL.
JOB SUMMARY:
This is a management position accountable for managing and continuously improving all internal and
external plant assurance of quality systems. Assist in the development of the plant's quality plan to
help create and maintain a customer-focused organization.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Grade 7, 3-5 years of quality experience
Grade 8, 6-10 years of quality experience & Meeting/Exceeding expectations in current role.
Assist plant management in setting and maintaining quality objectives and assures plant quality objectives are being met. Identify appropriate tasks and schedules required to accomplish goals and continuous improvement in the process.
Perform advanced quality system responsibilities in accordance with product control manual.
Assist in organizing and understanding customer satisfaction based upon product and service performance.
Effectively communicate customer's issues and perspectives to all plant personnel, including floor level, on a routine and timely basis. Works directly with all departments in quality issues and in preventative and corrective actions.
Facilitate problem solving activity through TQM, team building and quality systems tools andmethods. Works with the line and process supervisors in identifying negative quality trends and repetitive defects. Assist in the problem solving process.
Establish customer relationships by ensuring consistency of 5 UPS, making customer visits as appropriate and assisting in implementing customer quality management systems.
Investigate customer complaints and work with appropriate management to resolve issues. Assist process managers in preparing customer complaint responses and maintain data base on all customer complaints.
Apply technical expertise in problem identification in the following areas: Glass properties/bottles design/attributes, Line/handling requirements, Carton specifications/makeup/requirements, Customer processing, Fracture analysis
Administration of in-plant and outside warehouse GMP programs and may direct outside warehouse reselect activity.
Responsible for coordinating plant activities to execute sampling requests.
Ensure plant quality system incorporates all facets of regional and global quality systems to include standard operating procedures.
Grade 9
By Exception only & must be approved by Area Director, Regional HR, & VP Ops (utilize Grade Progression Justification form)
11+ years of quality experience
Meeting/Exceeding expectations in current role.
Assume ownership of the finished products (post selecting) operations in the plant, including load building center, reselect operations, finished goods auditing, and held ware.
Work with team to develop procedure to ensure that all packages are built to customer specification and finished goods meet all quality standards prior to shipment. Includes managing the positive release for the factory.
Utilize direct report to standardize and audit critical operational control points and ensure compliance.
Ensure finished product auditing is completed in a timely manner and determine disposition of product.
Oversee the resort functions in the facility. Ensure rework is satisfactorily completed to ensure compliance to customer specifications.
Responsible for the Safety, Quality and Production aspects of the plant Load building and
Reselect areas.
Team is responsible for customer and company audit facilitation.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:
This position reports to the Plant Manager.
Grade 7-8: Direct reports to this position include: Assistant Quality Managers
Grade 9: Direct report to this position include: Assistant Quality Manager, Loadbuilding/Resort Line
Leaders
SCOPE AND IMPACT:
Work directly with all departments in quality issues and in preventative and corrective actions. Serve
as plant leader and primary participant in all supplier certification programs.
Position Requirements:
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent required.
Experience in a supervisory role as well as 2-4 years relevant experience with specialized or technical
knowledge in Total Quality
Management, problem solving, and customer interaction.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
There may be some travel associated with this position for training and/or project work.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Opportunity for future growth and advancement
Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match
Comprehensive benefits package
Relaxed and contemporary dress code
Education Assistance program
Adoption Assistance program
and much more?
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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