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Safety / Quality Leader

Apply Job ID 23546 Date posted Nov. 15, 2022 Location Spartanburg, South Carolina Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

As a worldwide marketing solutions partner our goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven, integrated marketing platform, with a strong foundation in print, to help clients reduce complexity, increase efficiency and enhance marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich history by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and take charge of their own success. Whether you’re an operator, sales representative, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best – for ourselves and our clients. We’re a company with a soul and a belief that we can always create a better way.

Quality/Safety Leader is responsible for maintaining plant compliance with OSHA, Quad SMS, SQF, ISO, and Quad QMS resulting in a safe work environment for employees, a safe production environment for our customers’ products, and sustained regulatory compliance.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Safety

  1. Demonstrate, lead and promote a culture of safety throughout the facility including the main plant and warehouse.
  2. Maintain a proficient knowledge and understanding of OSHA and other regulatory requirements.
  3. Maintain required OSHA documentation and incident investigation records.
  4. Implement OSHA programs and assure training and sustainability.
  5. Implement and maintain corporate-directed Safety Management System (SMS) and Environmental Health and Safety Plan (EHS Plan).
  6. Communicate safety concerns to management.
  7. Assure that employees, contractors, and visitors receive required safety training and that  records of such training are maintained.
  8. Support continuous improvement and consistently look for opportunities to increase the effectiveness, quality, and proficiency in our processes and systems.
  9. Participate in plant-based and corporate safety and ergonomic meetings.
  10. Meet or exceed the company’s safety and compliance objectives.

Quality/Food Safety

  1. Demonstrate, lead and promote a culture of quality/food safety throughout the facility including the main plant and warehouse.
  2. Obtain independent SQF Practitioner and HACCP certification.
  3. Maintain a proficient knowledge of the SQF and ISO codes and sustain Quad’s compliance.
  4. Work with department leaders to investigate customer complaints, determine root cause, and  develop effective corrective actions.
  5. Maintain the internal audit program to verify SOP/GMP compliance and opportunities for improvement.
  6. Supervise the quarantine process to assure work moves efficiently, inspectors follow guidance, and results are documented.
  7. Help develop and revise SOPs.
  8. Maintain customer complaint and non-billable data to identify trends and opportunities.
  9. Maintain documentation required for SQF and ISO compliance, local and shared.
  10. Host customer audits.
  11. Meet or exceed the company’s quality, product safety, and compliance objectives.

*All Packaging employees must: Follow and comply with all food safety and quality policies. Report any food safety issues or concerns to the Site Leadership Team.

SCOPE

Food Safety & Quality Assurance for Spartanburg Packaging plant

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Experience: Safety or Quality Assurance experience in a manufacturing environment preferred, but not required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  SQF certification preferred, but not required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  1. General understanding of print and packaging production.
  2. Ability to work and communicate effectively with others.
  3. Ability to take the initiative to solve problems and create solutions.  

Additional Company Information

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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