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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 has rapidly 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
This position requires a thorough knowledge of the Two-Step Blow molding process and its related platforms. Experience and knowledge in the areas of tooling, quality, and process development is a must.
Specific Responsibilities/Essential Functions
Abides by all Amcor's Safety & Quality policies and procedures.
Has authority to stop machines/production to communicate safety, quality, machine problems, and breakdowns to Production Supervisor or Management representative.
Develop and maintain Best in Class Processes.
Develop machine criteria for plastic processes.
Perform start ups of new equipment, tooling and processes
Produce sample products as necessary with NPD support.
Optimize process parameters based on product performance.
Establish process control parameters
Support and establish machine process parameters to achieve optimum quality containers.
Work with QA to measure containers to confirm physical characteristics and establish performance capabilities.
Responsible for communicating quality and/or required equipment maintenance issues to management for prompt disposition as needed or advised.
Recommend design modifications and process improvements if required to meet the Tentative Performance Specifications.
Prepare final report including: Process Set up Sheets and recommended Process Control Parameters.
Share plastic processing and mechanical knowledge with machine operators and maintenance personnel at all levels to provide continuous training and promote teamwork.
Share Best in Class data with other Amcor manufacturing facilities as necessary.
Supports Amcor by conducting tests and trials on containers or processes.
Start up and validate of new products.
Visit customers to validate container functionality, as necessary
Must work with Production Manager and corporate office to establish a repeatable process for containers.
Continuously improve process related trouble shooting tools.
Drive and assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Work Instructions (WI).
Schedule training classes for operators to inform and teach SOP's and WI's.
Audit the process and the structure.
Provide leadership and direction to operators in establishing and maintaining processes and driving continuous improvement.
Schedule and conduct training classes to enhance the knowledge of operators, Supervisors, Managers, and/or customers.
Test the trainees to insure they have obtained sufficient knowledge to operate the extrusion equipment safely and with a high degree of success.
Maintain & control production tooling.
Coordinate with mold shops regarding cleaning, repairs, and modification.
Other duties as assigned.
Job Specifications and Requirements:
1 -3 years of operating Sidel Blow Molding machines, engineering and/or maintenance experience.
Possess a mechanical, technical, and process aptitude.
Bachelor's Degree in engineering is preferred.
Level of Authority and Authorization
You have the right to hold for inspection; any product you feel does not meet customer/company specifications.
Authority to stop any observed unsafe practices.
Those employees with authorized training can shut down/stop equipment if continued operation is a threat to any employee's health and safety.
Contact any member of Management without fear of reprisal concerning questions, suggestions, or complaints regarding quality, working condition or job environment.
The above requirements and training are not limited to the above and could be one or more depending on job assignment. Requirements may include all other duties as assigned by management.
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.