Myers Container A Stavig Group Company
  • 20-Mar-2020 (PST)
  • Operations
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • depending upon experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full medical/dental/vision/PTO/sick and 401(k)


If you are looking for an innovative and sustainable company that is committed to continuous improvement at every level of the company, then Myers Container is the company for you.  

We are continually seeking a diverse mix of talented people that bring skills and passion to a constantly evolving manufacturing and reconditioning environment.  We have 7 facilities in Oregon, California, North Carolina, and Ohio that supply new steel drums, reconditioned steel drums, reconditioned IBCs, plastic drums, and recycled plastic. We are a family owned company that takes pride in being the preferred supplier to our customers by providing the best quality, value, and service while leading in sustainability and safety.

Myers Container is hiring for a Quality/Continuous Improvement Manager in NE Portland, Oregon plan.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains the ISO quality program to current standard.
  • Performs Quarterly Business Reviews and Management Reviews as required.
  • Manages reports related to quality and LEAN enterprise
  • Manages calibration program as required by quality program.
  • Prepares for and represent Myers during quality audits.
  • Reviews quality concerns and work with related departments to determine solutions.
  • Determines status of non-conforming product.
  • Verifies new raw materials.
  • Investigates customer complaints and issue follow-ups as required by the quality program.
  • Visits customers to provide technical assistance and investigate product problems in the field.
  • Investigates accidents as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with EPA and OSHA regulations
  • Daily involvement on the shop floor, including frequent quality and safety inspections and audits. 
  • Maintains raw material inventory levels, with specific activities around ordering, receiving and coordination of cycle counts. 
  • Provides local support as required to corporate transportation and logistics. 
  • Facilitates continuous improvement events in order to solve quality issues. 
  • Coordinates trainings and production projects.
  • Coordinates problem solving efforts across the plant.
  • Helps support plant manager with plant goals.
  • Thrives in a team oriented and collaborative environment where continuous improvement is highly valued.

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • High level of initiative and self-direction.
  • Effective influential leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills to all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to apply lean manufacturing tools (standard work, TPM, Six Sigma, A3, 5S, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of quality management systems and ISO9001
  • Working knowledge of Kanban systems, inventory management and fulfillment strategies.
  • Understanding of OSHA rules and their application to industrial environments.
  • Ability to generate, modify, and organize ideas and/or results in Microsoft (MS) Word, Excel, AX, PowerPoint, Outlook.)
  • Ability to occasionally work off-shift as required to support plant goals.

 Education and Experience

  • Minimum Associate's degree (2 years), Bachelor's degree (4 years) preferred in business management, manufacturing, engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with Bachelor's degree, 2 years with Associate's.

Benefits: Full medical/dental/vision/PTO/sick and 401(k)

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