Seek and recommend suppliers for all forms of packaging recommend best methods for packaging and work closely with Purchasing, Logistics, Sourcing and Materials to manage quality, cost, delivery, and supply chain needs.

More Uses of the Quality Cost Delivery Toolkit:

  • Deploy the appropriate People / Safety / Quality / Cost / Delivery / Productivity metrics and management routines at all levels of your organization.
  • Support systematic change by leading point Kaizen continuous improvement teams to improve total throughput, reduce total production lead time and improve quality, all without increasing labor costs.
  • Standardize: work in conjunction with multiple team members to develop and lead implementation plans to improve overall line safety, efficiency, and quality.
  • Develop: work closely with support staff as technicians, manufacturing / quality engineers, production supervisor, warehouse clerks to resolve issues.
  • Manage advanced, complex problem solving; able to identify key issues and effectively coordinate effort to achieve resolution across assigned team.
  • Minimize any stock out positions by planning accordingly to lessen impact on production caused by vendor delays or extended lead times.
  • Develop, manage and execute projects and/or processes to ensure the success of new model and business plan strategies to improve department characteristics.
  • Develop and direct the budget process for specific assigned projects while ensuring projects are on time, on budget and targeted return on investment has been achieved.
  • Help create and maintain an engaged workforce through positive working relationships with Team Members and effective communication.
  • Ensure your strategy develops, coordinate, and participates in a educational and training programs that focus on the elements of the compliance program.
  • Analyze the overall supply chain to identify risk and drive resolution to systemic supply chain issues affecting quality, cost, delivery or lead times.
  • Collaborate with the Product Development, Category Management and Marketing teams on customer facing packaging design projects.
  • Support and represent supplier quality engineering in strategic initiatives for other functions and be the voice of Supplier Quality Engineering.
  • Arrange that your organization approves expenditure for supplies, materials, and human resources, ensuring that materials, labor and equipment are used efficiently to meet efficiency and customer requirements.
  • Supervise: actively lead supplier quality for goods or services to ensure delivery of contracted products/services meet contracted expectations.
  • Lead project progress review with engineering team and other appropriate leadership levels on at least a monthly basis.
  • Evaluate risk in supplier base and recommend opportunities using Analytical and data driven approaches in collaboration with other functions.
  • Organize: monitor performance and ensure that projects are executed in line with the overall strategic plan and are on time and on budget.
  • Develop: measurement of performance to organization goals and standards and establishment of targets for improvements in safety, quality, cost, delivery and employee relations.
  • Manage work with engineering, quality and other departments to evaluate returned product in order to determine why the product failed, who produced it and how to avoid the issue in the future.
  • Develop test procedures for all packages, package components and packaging systems to ensure you meet all necessary safety, quality and density goals.
  • Support department leadership in the areas of management and business operation for the line, along with the line production coordination.
  • Systematize: review daily customer demand with supervisor, planning, customer service and shipping ensure operations flow as per scheduled demand.
  • Provide training to the staff on relevant environmental health and safety requirements to ensure that all staff are trained in accordance with regulations.
  • Direct: conflict management can find common ground and get cooperation with little noise, handles tough agreements and settles disputes equitably.
  • Standardize: proactively develop and maintain effective working relationships with and between sites, functional organizations, and site internal departments.
  • Develop and maintain operation standards to provide standardized training where all associates are able to safely achieve an on time quality product.
  • Collect, review and/or analyze process related data for top trending items to identify potential problems and implement countermeasures that achieves your KPI (key performance indicators).
  • Develop packages, package components and packaging systems that best meet the needs of internal / external customers to support strategic business needs for growth, quality and productivity.
  • Make sure that your group complies; monitors and tracks supplier performance, cost savings, and continuous improvement and develops and implements the solutions to address issues.

 

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