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EHS & Quality Specialist at Greif Packaging LLC in Merced, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Greif offers a great working environment and the opportunity to make an immediate impact at a company where your ideas are always welcome.

Job Requisition #:

023544 EHS & Quality Specialist (Open)

Job Description:

Devises, implements and oversees all plant quality assurance and control programs, practices and procedures in support of established production standards and company business objectives. May implement and oversee food, safety, and environmental programs. Implements continuous improvement actions and lean manufacturing techniques to ensure quality levels remain high and consistent. Collaborates with plant management and advises and consults on all continuous improvement and quality/safety related issues.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Supports and encourages the implementation and continuous improvement of the production system.  

  • May support and maintain the Food Safety Certification program and fulfill the role of SQF (Safe Quality Foods) practitioner for the plant. 

  • Designs, institutes, and documents safety and environmental programs.

  • Advises and consults with plant management on all continuous improvement and quality/safety related issues (may include environmental related issues).

  • Measures customer satisfaction and takes corrective action as appropriate and implements techniques to ensure quality levels remain high and consistent.

  • Performs periodic testing and documents results for certification and compliance purposes.

  • Ensures compliance in the safe handling of hazardous materials and waste.

  • May be required to monitor adherence to established safety standards.  Recommends and implements changes as needed.

  • May assist in training on lean manufacturing techniques.

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Education and Experience 

  • Typically possesses a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and 2-4 years of relevant experience. 

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Possesses some knowledge of or experience with quality assurance/control in a production setting.

  • Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Possesses strong project management skills.

  • Ability to operate various types of testing equipment.

  • Prior knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulations, and ISO 9000 standards is a plus.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and any other relevant software.

​Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Compensation Range:

The pay range for this position is $ 70,000.00 to $ 100,000.00 per year. The base pay offered for this position may vary based on market data and other factors, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and geographic location. The position may be eligible for a short-term incentive in addition to base pay.

Benefits Statement:

Greif offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, paid time off, and other competitive benefits which are available for eligible colleagues effective day one.

EEO Statement:


We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif’s Equal Opportunity Policy.

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