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Safety/Quality Manager - Fort Worth, TX

About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .
Safety:
Responsible for regulatory assessments and efforts to maintain compliance with Federal, State, and local health and safety regulations
Manage all aspects of the company's Industrial Hygiene Program (air, noise, ergonomics, etc.).
Responsible for helping to lead, motivate, and foster a safety-conscious culture in the workplace to reduce incidents and injuries.
Conduct regular compliance audits and safety inspections of the facility and initiate corrective actions to eliminate hazards and promote a safe work environment
Develop effective safety/environmental communications utilizing various multi-media methods
Develop, implement, and administrate health and safety plans and training programs
Establish, facilitate and lead a plant safety committee
Lead the investigation of accidents, determine causative factors, and implement corrective action to prevent recurrence
Develop task-specific job safety analyses for work performed at the facility
Maintain working knowledge of industry trends and practices regarding environmental health and safety
Provide innovative safety solutions and ideas
Have the patience to work "hands on" to help the entire team understand the company's commitment to safety.
Quality:
May include Statistical Process Control (SPC) or Statistical Quality Control (SQC) training or coordination of such training.
Develops and maintains a system to track vendor performance. Report performance of vendor to the management group. Ensure systems are in place to make certain that vendors are capable of meeting quality expectations.
Facilitates project team and group learning sessions.
Supervises the operation of spoilage analysis reports and the maintenance of quality data for individual customer orders.
Directs the daily assignment of employees to testing and sorting operations. Manages exempt or hourly personnel including objective development, training, performance evaluation and career development.
Enforces plant safety regulations, good housekeeping practices, and all other duties as assigned.
Communicate our expectations to suppliers.
Identifies, investigates and reports on critical quality defects on in-process and finished products. Evaluates seriousness of defect, determines source of quality variance and specifies steps to be taken in correcting condition or the need for sorting.
Confer with and assist customer production and quality control personnel regarding clarification of new and upgraded quality standards. Resolves customer quality complaints and discusses the disposition of complaints involving marginal quality variance.
Coordinates programs to publicize, educate, train, and coach Total Quality principles and practices.
Ensure that systems are in place to meet customer expectations. Advises the manufacturing group of specific quality issues or trends.

Safety/Quality Manager - Fort Worth, TX

Full time
Fort Worth, TX

Published on 06/13/2020