Supply Chain Planner
Manchester, MI 
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Job Description

Join Amcor and you can be part of the team that makes the packaging of the future better for people and our planet.

Here at Amcor, we work together every day to make a positive impact on the lives of millions of people across the globe by providing packaging for essential products, including food, beverages, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal-care.

We are sustainability leaders in our industry. We are the first global packaging company to commit to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025.

Our products are vital to support the lives of millions of people across the globe every day.

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 innovating and driving new solutions to create more sustainable packaging solutions.

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At Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP), our teams are focused on developing and making plastic bottles and jars that create a unique experience and are better for the environment. Our bottles and jars are primarily made from PET (polyethylene terephthalate), which hasrapidly become the world's preferred packaging material. PET is lightweight, shatterproof, recloseable, resealable, reusable and infinitely recyclable*.

With approximately 6,000 people across about 50 manufacturing operations in 11 countries and an annual revenue of US$2.9 Billion, ARP provides rigid packaging solutions to the beverage, pharmaceutical, food, and home and personal care segments.

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Amcor Rigid Packaging

Supply Chain Planner

Manchester, MI

Position Overview:

The Supply Chain Planner position is a key member of the Supply Chain Team and is responsible for supply planning across multiple Amcor Rigid PackagingNorth America manufacturing sites. This position will primarily be responsible for the coordinating, accuracy, and timely delivery of our rolling short-term planning process. The person in this position will need to be an effective communicator and have command of the necessary information to lead the resolution of supply related issues and elevate to cross functional stakeholders as needed.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for day to day production planning across North Americanmanufacturing facilities.
  • Works with plants, commercial groups and customers to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Collaborates with all parties to resolve multi-plant supply issues.
  • Demonstrates strong command of supply issues and escalates when required to leadership.
  • Provides analytical support for determining short and long-term capacity.
  • Develops and presents customer-specific supply plans to customer teams and commits capacity in line with production plans.
  • Supports the Supply Chain monthly production planning process and is a power user for current and future plant scheduling models.
  • Develops capacity plans for new business opportunities and participates in the cross-functional Business Development Review process.
  • Supports and justifies optimized solutions for production planning that reduce future costs related to both logistics and operational efficiencies.
  • Works with key stakeholders to develop and ensure compliance to inventory targets, communicating deviations and engaging in problem solving solutions where necessary.
  • Assists in production planning for other areas of Supply Chain as required.
  • Active participant in cross functional projects or coordination teams.


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree inSupply Chain, Finance, Operations, Logistics, or similar field
  • 3+ years of experience planning multi plant manufacturing operation
  • APICS or other Supply Chain related certification is preferred
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in rough cut capacity planning, finite production and inventory planning
  • Experience with ERP and Business Intelligence Software
  • Working knowledge of SupplyPlanning principles including but not limited to production scheduling, inventory management, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, and product life cycle management
  • Ability to communicate the results of analytic work and plans verbally and in written form is required
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Preferred experience in Supply Chain Planning and exposure to project management as a project team member
  • Demonstrated positive approach to problem solving and the ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and commitments simultaneously.
  • Travel 5%


Amcor Leadership Framework Competencies

Core Competencies:

  • Customer Focus
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Drive for Results

3-5 Applicable ALF Competencies:

Functional/Technical Skills

Influencing Others

Process Management

Managerial Courage

Managing & Measuring Work


  • Operations
  • Supply ChainPlanning
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • R&D
  • Marketing
  • Commercial

ADA Requirements:

Physical Requirements

Normal Vision

Distant Vision

Near Vision

Hearing/ Listening



Hand/Finger Dexterity








Lifting (amount 50+ pounds)

Carrying (amount 50+ pounds)

Driving- Forklift

Lifting (amount < 50 pounds)

Carrying (amount < 50 pounds)

Driving - Automobile/truck/van

Other Physical Requirements: N/A

Work Environment:Office Environment

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 1860's 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.

At Amcor we believe in talent through diversity and promote equal opportunity in the workplace and recognise that discrimination and harassment of co-workers based on race, creed, disability, gender, marital or maternity status, religious or political beliefs, age or sexual orientation is unlawful.




We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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