Ink Quality Control Manager/Supervisor

EFI Ypsilanti , MI 48197

Posted 4 weeks ago

Our 3,000+ worldwide team members prove our commitment to you every day by developing breakthrough technologies for the manufacturing of signage, packaging, textiles, ceramic tiles, and personalized documents, with a wide range of printers, inks, digital front ends, and a comprehensive business and production workflow suite that transforms and streamlines the entire production process, increasing your competitiveness and boosting productivity.

EFI is looking for an Ink Quality Control Manager/Supervisor based in our Ypsilanti, MI location to support our growing inkjet ink portfolio in manufacturing. This hands-on, working supervisor role will oversee and monitor the inspection and testing of EFI ink, coating and raw materials to ensure best-in-class products reach our customers.

Principal Duties, Responsibilities and Activities

  • Oversee and monitor the inspection and testing of EFI ink, coating and raw materials to ensure adherence to established quality standards in a fast, accurate manner.

  • Take responsibility for inspection and testing records of ink and coating products as well as raw materials.

  • Investigate any disruptions to production and, in conjunction with ink engineering and production teams, develop root cause analysis for implementing corrective actions. Use CAPA

  • Determine and instruct clear corrective actions to paths forward for production variance incidents in a timely manner using external resources when needed.

  • Track manufacturing defects and develop priorities to correct them based on their impact to quality, cost and improved manufacturing time.

  • Independently process and analyze ink, coating, and raw material data as needed to determine trends and assist in the recommendation of material specifications.

  • Work across multi-function teams to ensure efficient communication and data transfer of quality information.

  • Take responsibility for ensuring quality equipment maintenance and recordkeeping.

  • Identify, recommend and refine quality control process enhancements to increase capacity, reduce waste, improve overall quality processes.

  • Supervise the activities and growth opportunities for manufacturing quality chemists.

  • Some level of night and/or weekend work will be required to ensure production quality processes.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry preferred - individuals with proven records in related science and/or engineering fields considered.

  • Proven knowledge and experience in quality systems.

  • Three (3) plus years operating in a high-volume, fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  • Strong communication skills, including effective oral and written abilities, within various levels of manufacturing management, cross-functional teams (development, supply chain, operations), and well as material suppliers.

  • Customer first approach in dealing with quality issues and challenges.

  • High attention to detail and effective problem-solving skills.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point.

  • ASQ certification, implementation/maintenance of GMP/ISO, and/or implementation of QMS modules highly desirable.

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