International Paper Process Improvement Manager in LITHONIA BOX, Georgia

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We currently have an opening for a Process Improvement Manager (PIM) that will support our Lithonia, GA corrugated box plant. The Lithonia, GA facility manufactures corrugated packaging products for local and national customers.

0.1 The process improvement manager provides expertise, leadership, and direction in all areas relating to quality systems, quality assurance, and quality control. The process improvement manager facilitates the continuous improvement of systems, products, processes, and customer satisfaction.

0.2 The process improvement manager reports to the plant site manager.

1.0 Primary process improvement manager duties / responsibilities include:

1.1 - following all safety rules and practices;

1.2 - maintaining and administering the quality system in conformance with Q9001-1994;

1.3 - reporting on the performance of the quality system to management for review and as a basis for improvement of the quality system;

1.4 - communicating with external parties on matters relating to the company's quality system;

1.5 - administering the customer complaint process;

1.6 - administering the Opportunity Alert system;

1.7 - maintaining appropriate documentation;

1.8 - shall have the responsibility of determining the disposition of non-conforming product

1.9 - evaluating the adequacy of quality training provided to all associates;

1.10 - conducting training on quality system requirements, quality auditing, statistical quality control, and related subjects;

1.11 - initiating and conducting audits of systems, procedures, and corrective actions;

1.12 - developing partnering relationships with customers and suppliers;

1.13 - developing and implementing quality and productivity improvement plans;

1.14 - actively participating as a member of the Lead Team;

1.15 - managing the IFS-PACSecure audit and customer GMP audits;

1.16 - temporarily assuming the duties of the Continuous Improvement Manager in his/her absence; and

1.17 - performing other duties as directed by the Site manager/CIM.

2.0 Qualifications for process improvement manager are the ability to perform the duties / responsibilities of the job with or without accommodation, a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; the ability to read, write, and speak English; experience working with documented quality systems; the ability to learn; and the ability to follow policies and procedures, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team.

2.1 The site manager evaluates process improvement manager qualifications.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.