PS&D/Quality Manager

Manufacturing, Metals (basic & fabricated)
Not specified
Contract type:
Full time
Salary description:
Specialist areas:
Quality assurance (main), Audit/assessment, Consultancy, Health and safety, Operational improvement, Project management, Risk management
Start Date:
International Paper Company
Job Ref:

Provide leadership and support within a high-performance work system, focusing on logistics, transportation, quality systems, and customer relations, while also supporting all other facets of the manufacturing process. Must support and exemplify the vision, mission and organizational values of International Paper Cedar River Mill.
The key accountabilities listed below are not to be considered all-inclusive; a team member may be required to perform additional tasks, as directed, and based on changing business needs of the company.Leads development and execution of quality, logistics, and transportation strategies for the mill, and support company initiatives in these areas.Responsible for relevant costs and budgets, including MOT (Mode of Transportation), through working with mill, Motor Canin Manager(MCM), and Center for Transportation Excellence(CTE) personnel.Acts as liaison for key contractors in the areas of Quality and Transportation.Develops, maintains, and uses reliable methods for all relevant processes and their improvements.Site coordinator for PPR and other critical business software for quality, warehouse management, and logistics.Supports and leads efforts at Cedar River that include an injury-free environment through role modeling safe behavior, active involvement in safety activities and maintaining a clean and orderly work environment.Works closely with IP corporate support teams, including supply chain operations, CTE, MCM, Supply Planning, Replenishment Planning , and Centers of Excellence.Leadership role in ensuring team member relations, efforts, and processes are in place to maximize team member engagement and results.Leadership role in ensuring all team members have a positive, productive, and safe work environment.Understands and meets internal and external customer requirements.
Specifically, ensure communication and processes are in place to maximize positive relations with the mill's customers, including box-plants and at the corporate level.Coordinate all customer interactions with the mill, including resolution of quality issues, changes in quality specifications, and site visits.Leader of the Quality/Transportation Support Team ensuring team member relations, efforts and processes are in place to maximize team member engagement and results.Maintains and develops team relationships, both within the mill and within the company.Willingness to travel and provide support to the mill outside normal business hours, including nights and weekends.Positive, upbeat attitude that instills confidence in personal leadership ability.Fullfill area specific 5S expectations(5 Minute 5S Checklists Replenishment of tools and supplies, 5S Audits,etc)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORKING ENVIRONMENTMust be able to wear all required safety equipment.Noise levels in excess of 90 dB.Heat in excess of 100°F occasionally.Required to walk and stand for long durations.Work in adverse weather conditions.Ability to travel 25% of time, with a support system capable of meeting customer needs 24/7.Working environment is 24/7-ability to be on-call as need and/or requiredKEY KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
MinimumBachelor's Degree in an applied science, engineering field, logistics, business or similar degreeManagement and Leadership experience required with five plus years manufacturing experience.Experience managing warehouse, quality and logistics systems.Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Office.Strong project management skills with high level of accuracy and attention to detail.Proficient with Proficy (quality management systems).Experience working in a team-based HPWS, customer and quality-focused organization.Knowledge of relevant OSHA and IPG standards and regulations.PreferredPrior experience in quality assurance and quality management systems for product manufacturing.Demonstrated experience as primary communication interface with contractors, manufacturing leaders, and suppliers, including internal and external customers.Experience implementing and maintaining safety initiatives.Understands Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and EHS requirements for PIT and dock safety standards.General knowledge of basic statistical quality control (SQC).CAREER ARCHITECT COMPETENCIES
Action Oriented
Business Acumen
Command Skills
Conflict Management
Customer Focus
Developing Direct Reports and Others
Drive for Results
Integrity and Trust
Interpersonal Savvy
Managerial Courage
Motivating Others
Presentation Skills
Problem Solving
Process Management
Strategic Agility Category: Manufacturing

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International Paper Company
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