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Quality & Inventory Mgr

Company: HOOD CONTAINER CORPORATION
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYThe Quality/Inventory Manager is responsible for overseeing the inventory levels and integrity of the physical inventory.REPORTING RELATIONSHIPThe Quality/Inventory Manager will report to the Plant Manager.FLSA STATUS: Exempt (Salary)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. Ensures products adhere to the set quality standards.2. Training and managing production line staff in best practices and quality assessment of goods.3. Implementing methods to inspect, test and evaluate products and production equipment.4. Performing detailed and recorded inspections of final products so the products are up to industry and company standards.5. Manage all inventory transaction in both Amtech and Customer Systems, trouble shoot errors and identify root causes and supply possible solutions to Management team, by providing support to Inventory Supervisor.6. Review all inventories including Finished Goods, identify errors and direct /follow up on corrections needed.7. Support Inventory Supervisor with research when inventory issues arise.8. Support Inventory Department to improve accuracy and efficiency in all Plant wide inventory processes.9. Manage & Audit all Plant and Customer quality and inventory process.10. Work with Warehouse Manager to ensure all -route shipping discrepancies are handled properly. Notify team members of actions required and ensure all systems are updated.11. Audit the cycle count program to validate its accuracy.12. Accurately generate required month end reporting in a timely manner, to include Book-to-Book reconciliation.13. Manage and direct physical inventories as needed and maintain a 99% inventory accuracy.14. Ensure all inventory and reject reports to customers as requested.15. Review and manage aged and obsolete inventory monthly with Account Management and process disposals.16. Perform all tasks assigned by supervisor.17. Train and direct the Quality Supervisor and Inventory Supervisor.18. Establish quality standards to assist appropriate departments with new product development.19. Assist Project Management in developing new customer specifications.20. Support all departments with quality concerns and provide Customer assistance.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Education and/or Experience - High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and a minimum of 5 years' related experience and/or training in a production environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. - Language Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. - Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure. Ability to use a tape measure and other measuring devices. - Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. - Well-developed written and verbal communications skills. - Ability to interact professionally with all levels within the organization. - Previous Production Management experience. - Strong organizational skills, creativity, and attention to detail. - Good analytical skills and independent decision-making. - Computer Skills - Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office software.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of the job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations, which do not affect performance or cost standards, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and / or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.The access to the work environment is ground level.Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, safety glasses, earplugs or earmuffs and safety shoes may be required to perform job tasks.COMPENTENCIESTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: - Safety and security - Observe safety and security procedures; Reports unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. - Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. - Leadership - Establishes high morale throughout staff by showing fairness, consistency, and support of employees. - Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problem in a timely manner. - Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Participates in meetings. - Written Communication - Writes clearly; Able to read and interpret written information. - Teamwork - Contributes to building positive team spirit. - Training and Mentoring - Effectively trains and mentors employees on the proper setup, operation, and maintenance of equipment. - Diversity - Promotes a harassment-free environment. - Ethics - Treats people with integrity and ethically. - Organizational Support - Supports organization's goals, values, and code of ethics. - Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions. - Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes work activities; Uses time efficiently. - Professionalism - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions. - Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality. - Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner.EMPLOYMENT AT WILL POLICYEmployment with Hood Container Corporation is voluntarily entered, and employees are free to resign at will at any time, with or without cause. Similarly, Hood Container Corporation may terminate the employment relationship at will at any time, with or without notice or cause, so long as there is no violation of applicable federal or state law.This policy supersedes all existing policies and practices and may not be amended or added to without express written approval of the Chief Executive Officer of Hood Container Corporation.NATURE OF JOB DESCRIPTIONThe statements made in this job description are not intended to create a contract. The job should not be construed to constitute contractual of any kind or a contract of employment between Hood Container Corporation and an applicant or employee. The provisions of this job description have been developed at the discretion of Hood Container Corporation.Our Story:Hood Container Corporation is a family-owned, mill to market company specializing in containerboard and kraft paper, corrugated boxes, high graphic displays, and contract packaging. Our commitment to customer happiness, employee well-being, environmental stewardship, and operational excellence drive our business. Over the last eight years Hood Container Corporation has grown to become one of the top ten Paper and Packaging Companies in the United States. Our integrated company resources allow for a unique dynamic that evolves with every addition to our geographic footprint. We excel at offering the benefits of a large corporation, while operating as a boutique business building close relationships with our customers.Our Mission: Through our unwavering commitment to safety, innovation, and sustainability, we passionately deliver indispensable value to our customers, employees, suppliers, communities, and stakeholders.

Keywords: HOOD CONTAINER CORPORATION, Owensboro , Quality & Inventory Mgr, Professions , Owensboro, Kentucky

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