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Company: Plastipak
Location: Ottumwa, IA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace

Description

Plastipak Packaging is a global industry leader in the design, manufacturing, and recycling of plastic rigid containers. Our list of customers include some of the worlds most recognized and respected brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods and Pepsi, just to name a few. Our commitment to our employees is demonstrated in numerous awards for innovation, environmental sustainability, and corporate citizenship.

Plastipak follows industry leading protocols to address COVID-19, including regular disinfection, electrostatic cleaning and temperature sensing kiosks at most locations.  We strictly adhere to all CDC guidelines to provide a safe working environment for our associates and visitors; including face coverings, social distancing, and hand sanitizer stations.

Named one of America's Best Mid-Sized Employers by Forbes in 2021, ​ Plastipak offers many great benefits, including:

  • MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE
  • PAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYS
  • PART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES
  • 401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCH
  • TUITION ASSISTANCE
  • COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITY
  • DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT
  • TELEMEDICINE
  • PET INSURANCE
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS TRAINING
  • LEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
  • REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM

In order to process your job application, Plastipak collects and stores the personal information that you submit via this website. Please refer to Plastipak's Privacy Policy to understand how Plastipak uses and protects the information that you provide. 

Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description:

The Quality Engineer is responsible for the continual improvement of quality performance through analysis, reports, and team-based improvement activities.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Quality Leads and Production Leads to improve quality performance and customer satisfaction, including reducing complaints, internal hold activity, and scrap.
  • Generate necessary data and reports for customers, vendors, and internal departments.
  • Lead quality initiatives to remove process-related reactive costs.
  • In coordination with Quality Leads investigate customer complaints associated with product quality and lead the development of root cause analyses, DOE, or 8D programs to produce effective corrective actions.
  • Reports directly to the Quality Leader
  • Analyze data and process specifications to determine improvement opportunities.
  • Participate in and/or lead Root Cause Analysis focus teams.
  • Actively participate in supplier quality initiatives.
  • Has the authority to place product on hold, release hold product, make process changes, shut down machines and start machines.
  • Manages a team of quality technicians.
  • Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action.
  • Initiate action for food safety issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Technology.
  • Related experience using Quality Systems and Mechanical Systems (preferred).
  • Proven Success in project management with analytical, problem-solving, decision-making skills.
  • Ability to drive results across multi-departmental areas.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, highly organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented.
  • Understanding of process improvement concepts in team-oriented environment, such as DOE, FMEA, 8D, Root Cause Analysis, SPC, and other analytical problem-solving/continuous improvement tools.
  • Competence in the use of computers and operating systems with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

Why should you apply?

You may be eligible for:

  • MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE
  • PAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYS
  • SHIFT PREMIUM
  • PART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES
  • 401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCH
  • TUITION ASSISTANCE
  • COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITY
  • DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT
  • TELEMEDICINE
  • PET INSURANCE
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS TRAINING
  • LEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
  • REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM


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