As a Quality Lead with Liberty Carton Company (LCC), you will join a small team dedicated to the quality and process improvements throughout our corrugated box plant where we design and manufacture packaging solutions ranging from traditional corrugated shipping containers to custom-designed point-of-purchase displays, retail packaging, protective packaging and hazardous materials packaging including product fulfillment, distribution and warehousing. You will work with cross-functional teams to drive continual improvement around processes and systems involving day-to-day operations as well as on a project basis.
This full-time position reports directly to the Quality Manager and is located in LCC’s 315,000 sq. ft. corrugated plant in Golden Valley, Minnesota (Highway 394 & Louisiana Avenue).
ADDITIONALLY IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:
Help address issues driving customer complaints as you support the investigation surrounding the complaints using root cause analysis to tackle symptoms not causes.
Successfully lead projects from start to finish as you facilitate and promote operational excellence and drive a culture of employee engagement around quality and process improvement.
Accurately track, monitor and report projects, including presenting senior leadership with final report of findings, solutions and results.
RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS
YOU WILL EXCEL IN THIS ROLE IF :
You bring solid problem solving skills. You carefully analyze what’s contributing to the unwanted situation, propose interventions to achieve the desired state, evaluate the best solutions, implement the plan and follow up to assess the effectiveness of the intervention/solution. You’re diligent and creative as you bring people together to drive resolution.
You’re a strong communicator. Whether you're proposing a new project initiative to senior leadership, presenting a project plan to the team or providing project updates among employees, you’re buttoned down in your communications and work hard to keep everyone informed.
TO QUALIFY YOU WILL BRING:
A Bachelor’s degree (strongly preferred) or equivalent work experience.
At least 3+ (and, please, no more than 8 to 10) years working in a continuous improvement related role in a manufacturing environment.
Prior experience leading multiple process improvements projects involving cross functional teams.
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Root Cause Analysis.
Solid organization skills and strong attention to detail.
Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills.
Liberty Diversified International (LDI) is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, the disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
This position does not offer financial support to relocate. No Visa sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from independent recruiters or recruitment agencies will not be considered.
When you join Liberty Diversified International (LDI), you join a family of companies where you're not just number. At LDI, you're truly part of a team, part of a family. You will have a positive impact in how we operate and discover a sense of caring that begins with each other and extends deep into the communities where we work. It's a place where you'll work hard, but you'll also put family fi...rst. It's a place where you'll find our values – Caring, Innovation, Trust & Excellence – show up in your work, every day.
Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Liberty Diversified International (LDI) is a privately held company employing more than 1,700 individuals across our manufacturing and production facilities and core business operations in Minnesota, California, Georgia, Nebraska, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Mexico. With roots in the corrugated cardboard business, today we operate in the core markets of paper and packaging, retail merchandising, workplace environments and building products.
Since our inception in 1918, our values – Caring, Innovation, Trust and Excellence – have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. The LDI family of companies includes Liberty Carton, Liberty Paper, Harbor Packaging, Immedia, Omaha Box Company, Safco - Mayline and Verscene.
Liberty Carton Company, home of this position, is LDI's flagship company and a nationally recognized designer and manufacturer of packaging solutions ranging from traditional corrugated shipping containers to custom-designed point-of-purchase displays, protective packaging, hazardous materials packaging, and retail packaging including product fulfillment, distribution and warehousing. Liberty Carton has operations located in Minnesota, Texas, and Mexico.
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