Program Manager/Senior Program Manager
Manchester, MI 
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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.

To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor, visitIIIII

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.

Learn more about the many benefits of PET bottles

*with existing technologies including chemical recycling

Amcor Rigid Packaging

Program Manager/Sr Program Manager

Manchester, MI

Position Overview:

This position will manage complex capital projects directly related to the manufacturing of PET preforms and rigid containers. Review new products from a manufacturing perspective; manage multiple projects at multiple sites from conception to qualification with overall responsibility for productivity, timing and budget. Support productivity and cost reduction projects within manufacturing locations.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Create bills of materials for new capital projects and provide support for the capital appropriation process.
  • Ensure that corporate safety and environmental requirements are incorporated into the project scope and budget.
  • Upon approval, refine feasibility studies, with input from Regional Directors, Plant Managers and Plant resources, into a mutually acceptable action implementation plan, which meets cost and timing criteria.
  • Review plant infrastructure, layout and equipment against project requirements. Develop and manage plans for upgrades and expansion requirements.
  • Analyze and evaluate the performance and cost of new, proposed or existing equipment. Includes evaluation of machinery, tooling, work flow, and vendors.
  • Communicate and resolve technical, timing and budgetary issues related to projects as they arise. Publish weekly project status reports outlining projects status and issues.
  • Create and maintain division level technical specifications, standards and documentation for Operations Engineering department.
  • Communicate with plants on a regular basis to understand long term project performance and support resolution of plant issues.
  • Review and comment on plant CEAV requests to ensure accuracy and compliance to standards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • Minimum of seven years professional engineering experience in the plastics packaging industry, including seven years of project management experience. Knowledge of plant layouts and infrastructure equipment. Proven experience managing multiple resources and complex projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate technical information and to complete project assignments.
  • Strong management, communication and people skills required to influence and manage multiple resources, most of which do not report to the senior program manager.
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in evaluating on-site manufacturing opportunities and managing on-site projects from concept to completion.
  • Experience with SPC.

Competencies:

Amcor Leadership Framework Competencies

    • Managerial Courage
    • Drive for Results

    • Motivating Others
    • Building Effective Teams
    • Negotiating
    • Process Management
    • Managing Vision and Purpose
    • Customer Focus

Other Critical Competencies

  • Conflict Management
  • Directing Others
  • Organizing
  • Delegation
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Priority Setting
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Managing & Measuring Work

Relationships:

  • ARPNA Plant coworkers
  • Operations leadership
  • Vendors
  • External customers

ADA Requirements:

Physical Requirements

  • Normal vision
  • Normal vision
  • Near vision
  • Distant vision
  • Hearing/Listening
  • Pushing/Pulling
  • Talking/Speaking
  • Hand/Finger Dexterity
  • Stooping
  • Bending
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Kneeling
  • Climbing
  • Lifting (amount 50 pounds)
  • Carrying (amount 50 pounds)
  • Driving
    • forklift
    • automobile/truck/van

Work Environment

  • Confined area
  • Office environment
  • Frequent Domestic Travel Required

Equipment

  • Tools
  • Keyboard
  • Telephone

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.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

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