Company Details

Quality Assurance Manager

Job ID

: 21667


: Chatsworth, Los Angeles, CA, USA


: $90000 per year

Job Views

: 35


: 03-05-2019

Key Skills

Quality Assurance, ISO, SPC, Manufacturing

Job Description

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage the plant quality control department and supervise the quality co-workers
  • Coordinate objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plants  managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
  • Design, implement and direct the quality assurance program for the plant, including but not limited to plant management responsibilities, and, document and data control
  • Inspect of incoming purchased materials, work-in-process material, rework materials and finished goods and.  A assure the required level of quality through visual inspection, statistical sampling and laboratory testing of materials.  Ascertain the reasons for nonconforming materials.
  • Control of customer supplied materials and nonconforming product/material
  • Establish/monitor/maintain statistical process control (SPC) programs. Advise and instruct local managers in utilization of SPC data
  • Maintain access to the Amcor corporate database that houses customer specifications and our established guidelines for achieving those requirements related to product safety, quality, legality, process and specification (Windchill and RealSPC or corporate approved equivalent software applications)
  • Provide consistent ongoing analysis of process capability (CPK) statistics.  Determine, recommend, and assist in continuous improvement programs to meet plant/division quality objective and advise the plant manager of appropriate action plans.  Suggest improvements in procedures and techniques to improve product and customer acceptance.
  • Establish/monitor and control hold for inspection (HFI) procedures to ensure nonconforming materials do not enter the production process and are properly identified and segregated.
  • Analyze quality control test results and provide feedback and interpretation to production management or staff.
  • Internal quality audits (housekeeping, Good Manufacturing Practices - GMP, etc.)



Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related technical field.

  • 5 years’ experience in a quality assurance role.
  • Experience with ISO quality systems or AIB International, Inc.
  • Experience with AVID systems helpful.
  • Knowledge of SPC (statistical process control), various testing/ troubleshooting methods.
  • Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
  • Achieve professional accreditation.



  • Direct Reports
  • Amcor co-workers
  • Amcor Leadership
  • Internal/External Customers


What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related technical field.
  • 5 years’ experience in a quality assurance role in a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with quality audits (internal & external) and leading investigations.
  • Experience with ISO quality systems (or AIB International, Inc.) and root cause analysis tools.


What are the nice-to-have skills?

Plastics experience, AVID Systems experience.


What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.

This facility (and the company as a whole) is going through rapid growth and is looking for individuals for long-term career opportunities.


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