Engineer II - Senior Engineer

Job Description
Amcor is the world's largest publicly traded packaging company; a market and innovation leader adding value to the world’s most recognizable brands.
Headquartered in Melbourne Australia Amcor is a global leader in responsible global packaging solutions supplying a broad range of rigid & flexible packaging products into the food, beverage, healthcare, home and personal care and tobacco packaging industries.
As the world's largest packaging company, Amcor offers exclusive and innovative solutions that are at the forefront of the packaging industry.
Today, Amcor has more than 27,000 co-workers working together across more then 180 sites in over 40 countries.

This position is responsible for the development and execution of new package / product designs and technologies for Amcor Rigid Plastics. Will be responsible to ensure the customers products meet all cost, reliability, schedule, and performance requirements. Manages multiple projects, gathers internal and external customer requirements, designs and evaluates prototypes, and launches production. Provides technical direction and leadership to the rest of the team. Recognized as a technical expert across a product line.

Essential Responsibilities
Responsible for reporting project feasibility (scope, budget, timeline, resources, etc.).
Originate and track timelines related to development projects.
Establish performance specifications and tolerance for new products.
Negotiates cost delivery and technical / design feasibility with external customers
Direct new design activities.
Direct lab activities.
Coordinate corrective action plans, including design reviews, process improvements, and quality systems.
Assist manufacturing facilities with start-up and validation of new products involving multi-platforms/multi-facilities.
Act as the lead technical liaison across various account assignments.
Prescribe the use of appropriate tools.
Create and maintain project budgets.
Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget and all deliverable deadlines are met.
Deals with both internal and external customers, with a focus on building relationships with external customers and broadening internal customers (e.g. operations, sales, etc.).
Works within a scope that is well-defined or set by others.
Hold to appropriate policies and rules.

Essential Skills

Good communication and interpersonal skills to understand, influence, drive, and negotiate with internal and external customers.
Functions independently. Work is reviewed periodically and on an exception basis.
Selects tools and methodologies for projects.
Commits to deliverables with customers and/or management.
Must be results orientated and promote the vision of the organization.
Sets a positive example for team members and demonstrates a winning attitude.
Exhibits the ability to learn as well as teach/coach others.
Applies creative and constructive thinking to achieve results.
Knows the business well enough to understand both internal and external customer needs.
Considers whether new procedures must be developed. Identifies, defines and analyses alternative courses of action. Solutions are generally found within the body of knowledge, or in the senior staff, or based on experience.
Works autonomously on moderately complex to complex projects.
Proficient in processing, tooling, and general materials. Able to identify the need for alternate materials based on properties needed for package.
Ability to work on higher visibility projects with limited direction.
Apply and define design criteria.
Proficient in at least one machine used in operations and company logistics knowledge.
Able to validate product capability to specifications.

Education and Experience

Engineer II: Bachelor's degree in Engineering and minimum 4 (four) years relevant experience in engineering / design principles and relevant systems required.

Sr. Engineer: Bachelor's degree in Engineering and minimum 6 (six) years relevant experience in engineering / design principles and relevant systems required.


Amcor Rigid Plastics

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