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Quality Systems Coordinator

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Job ID: 1352
Posting Status: Closed
Date Posted: 02/01/2021
Location: Spokane WA
Salary Range: Depending on Experience
Position Classification: Administration
Employment Type: Hiring

Sonderen Packaging, is a family company in its third generation of ownership. Since 1963 Sonderen Packaging has been a staple of the Spokane, WA community and conducts business with the highest level of integrity while striving to maintain a family-focused culture. Built on relationships with our customers and employees, we offer a positive working environment with a talented team, and excellent benefits.

The Quality Systems Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of all QA staff in the absence of the DQM. Assist the Director of Quality Management (DQM) in the development of initiatives to improve plant performance against established quality measures resulting in reduced product holds and customer complaints. Ensure plant compliance with company and regulatory standards including compliance to AIB standards; proactively manage and mentor Quality personnel. Be a part of a small quality team that makes a BIG difference. Our quality manager has catapulted Sonderen into sophisticated systems to better serve the requirements of our customers and reduce errors in our custom manufacturing processes. Be a part of the growth and impact of this department!

This business is also very humbling in that you learn something new every single day. Manufacturing is exciting and can be unpredictable. We all do the best we can but at the end of the day we must give ourselves some grace. Although we strive for perfection, we are not perfect people and do not make a perfect product. We are lifelong learners. We persevere through tough times and are always looking for ways to improve. We love to laugh and joke and have delicious potlucks. If these are characteristics you embody, it is likely you would be a great fit for our team. Are you up for the challenge??

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Demonstrate integrity, respect, teamwork, and equity in all aspects of the job including but not limited to: consulting with employees and customers, and ensuring the plant has adequate controls and programs in place to comply with all regulations, and customer requirements.

Ensure that appropriate records are maintained and that a well-documented tracking and recall program exists. Train employees on all aspects of the program.

Design and implement adequate tests and procedures to provide statistically significant controls for the safe manufacture of products.

Assist the DQM in directing the staff responsible for quality control testing. Ensuring that the staff participate in training activities to stay current with regulatory and industry requirements.

Establish and maintain color standards and Ink draw downs

Assist DQM with Writing, maintaining, and ensuring compliance with new product specifications.

Serves as safety model; promote a high level of safety awareness and continuous improvement practices. Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.

Commit to ensuring that products produced meet all food safety and quality requirements

Responsible for the initial evaluation of customer product quality issues

Ensures effective procedures, tools and record keeping are managed through DQM.

Adheres to company GMP’s (good manufacturing practices), safety procedures and all other quality processes.

Review manufacturing shop floor documentation.