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Senior Project Engineer - Manufacturing

Company: Amcor LLC
Location: shelbyville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are global, we are impacting the lives of millions every day, we are making a difference!

At Amcor we are inspired to change the packaging industry and are taking on the aspirational challenge to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025. Through our products and global footprint, we are in a unique position to truly make a difference in the packaging space. Our products impact the lives of millions of people across the globe every day from food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other essential products. Amcor is a thriving S&P 500 organisation listed both on the NYSE (AMCR) and ASX (AMC) with US$13 billion in sales. We have a proud history dating back to the 1860s and come a long way from a single paper mill based in Melbourne to becoming the global leading packaging company. Today, Amcor is an international organisation empowering its 50,000 employees in over 40 countries and across 250 sites.?

Will you be next to join our journey towards a more sustainable future?? At Amcor we are always looking for talented and passionate individuals who are motivated to make a difference. Working at Amcor means you will have a unique opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is committed to providing sustainable packaging solutions. To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor, visit? .

Amcor Flexibles North America (AFNA), a division of Amcor, operates across 35 plantsand employs 9,000 colleagueswithin NorthAmericawith headquarters inChicago, ILand Oshkosh, WI. AFNA makes flexible packaging solutions for food and beverage, healthcare, and home and personal care applications.

Job Description


To develop, direct and coordinate major projects that may involve both mechanical and electrical engineering components. Projects assigned to this position are of considerable variety and complexity and accomplished with minimal guidance

  • Acts as a safety leader and puts safety first in all responsibilities. This includes ensuring all project work is completed in accordance with safety policies.
  • Determines customers needs by identifying problems and safety concerns. Develop and evaluate solutions thereby defining project scope.
  • Establishes Project Team, facilitates and documents Project team meetings.
  • Provides the purchasing services for project materials required. This includes reviewing potential vendors, contacts with vendors, coordinating with the Purchasing Department, issuing purchase orders, some price negotiation, and expediting delivery.
  • Manages project costs, project scheduling and supplying pertinent communication for multiple highly complex and wide-ranging engineering projects, which may vary in terms of scope and responsibilities.
  • Completes Project Closeout
  • Provides project management training and support to develop skills of less-experienced members of the Engineering department.
  • Implementation of standardization & CI initiatives
  • Provide process support of key manufacturing processes across plants
  • Identify and lead implementation of cost takeout opportunities through waste reduction, material substitutions and equipment modifications.
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement projects to achieve business objectives including participation in teams within the business and functional areas
  • Assist in generating reporting tools and progress reporting for assigned business area
  • Support the efforts of Plant Engineering and Plant Departments in associated projects and teams
  • Partner in analyzing and recommending changes in technology to better position the business
  • Responsible for execution of assigned CI projects and overall delivery of metric improvement and benefits for the assigned business, resulting in the achievement of strategic business objectives and goals; also responsible for identifying projects that may lead to better processes, quality & savings
  • Implement various process standards such as: start-up and shut down, troubleshooting techniques, machine standard operating conditions, QA standards
  • Able to generate and implement critical manufacturing technology standards of operation
  • Able to generate and implement critical operational methods or standard work for operators to follow
  • Attainment of KPI goals, cost savings, etc. as defined by plant operational efficiencies and output


  • Technical Expertise
  • Project Management
  • Decision Making and Analysis
  • Results Orientation
  • Collaborative Relationships
  • Analytical skills/problem solving
  • Business Acumen
  • Change and Thought Leadership
  • Critical Thinking & Conflict Resolution


  • 7+ years professional experience in a manufacturing organization
  • Bachelors degree is required, mechanical engineering preferred
  • Training and experience in Lean methodologies, Black/Green belt and Kaizens preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve across a variety of business processes
  • Thorough understanding of business processes and process improvement
  • Exceptional analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to achieve results through teams and perform effectively in a diverse work group
  • Ability to generate new ideas
  • Works proficiently with Microsoft Office with an aptitude for learning additional computer applications

We expect our people to be guided by The Amcor Way and demonstrate our Values every day to enable the business to win. We are winning when:

  • Our people are engaged and developing as part of a high-performing Amcor team
  • Our customers grow and prosper from Amcors quality, service, and innovation
  • Our investors benefit from Amcors consistent growth and superior returns
  • The environment is better off because of Amcors leadership and products

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Amcor Flexibles North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement . If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 224-313-7000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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About Us

About Amcor
Amcor is a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve value chains through a range of flexible and rigid packaging, specialty cartons, closures, and services. The company is focused on making packaging that is increasingly light-weighted, recyclable and reusable, and made using a rising amount of recycled content. Around 50,000 Amcor people generate US$13 billion in sales from operations that span about 250 locations in 40-plus countries. NYSE: AMCR; ASX: AMC

With35 plants in North America, Amcor Flexibles North America, together with Amcors global business, is the market leader and world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, heath and personal care, and food markets. Our award-winning approach to sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit .

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