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Corporate Engineer

Company: Amcor plc
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: September 15, 2023

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 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.

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 www.amcor.com.

Job Description

Is the second working level of the engineering series. Incumbents perform moderate to complex engineering tasks with limited supervision and lead routine engineering projects. This role has no direct reports.


  • Safety
    • Aligns with and actively supports Amcor values by putting safety first in all situation.
    • Serves as a role model to others by ensuring that all project work is completed in accordance with our safety policies.
    • Integrity
      • Determines customer's needs by identifying problems and safety concerns. Develop and evaluate solutions thereby defining project scope.
      • Coordinates, prepares and/or assembles the engineering package/project documentation for each assigned project based on direction provided from manager
      • Collaboration
        • Interfaces with people, departments, and/or companies to ensure that equipment is safe, made on schedule and to specification
        • 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.
        • Accountability
          • Manages project costs, project scheduling, and communicates pertinent data to appropriate areas for engineering projects which may vary in terms of scope and responsibilities.
          • Completes Project Closeout and Postmortem Analysis for appropriate projects.
          • Results and Outperformance
            • Actively participates on continuous improvement / kaizen teams and leads teams as requested.
            • Secures and maintains knowledge of current industry practices as they may apply to Amcor products and equipment.
            • Assists with installation, checkout, start-up and training as necessary.

              WHAT WE VALUE
            • Talent
              • Supports projects and initiatives in designated technical area of expertise. Understands engineering function as a whole and recognizes how their works affects the outcome of projects.
              • Commercial Excellence
                • Utilizes communication skills to effectively communication with cross functional teams. Actively is seeking to understand different communication styles and developing best practices for managing challenges and difficult situations that may involve multiple parties.
                • Operational Leadership
                  • Sets personal and supports team goals with the strategic direction of the business and helps communicate the message to others. Is a 'self-starter' who initiates, supports, and implements a cross section of different projects
                  • Innovation
                    • Develops and implements solutions when a chosen course of action is not yielding effective results; not afraid to try a different approach and potentially re-direct self to develop a more successful solution.
                    • Cash and Capital Discipline.
                      • Utilizes consistent and organized methodologies to manage projects and project spend. Able to understands where differences lie in final project savings number.
                      • Role Emphasis
                        • Facilities
                          • Recognizes and applies successful company best practices to engineering design, layouts and installations.
                          • Performs testing and validation of facility and manufacturing infrastructure designs and systems.
                          • Performs engineering calculations to support facility and manufacturing infrastructure engineering work
                          • Creates and reviews technical drawings, plans, and specifications utilizing computer software
                          • Controls
                            • Creates, and plans programming, configuration, integration, networking and communication services using equipment and software from a variety of HMI, SCADA, and PLC manufacturers, as well as various communication protocols.
                            • Performs testing and validation of machine instrumentation with the controls package.
                            • Fosters integration and development of team IT resources related to engineering functions such as PLC/machine control, HMI function and edge device use.
                            • Creates and reviews technologies to be used for future applications and extensions of current architecture.
                            • Mechanical
                              • Creates, and plans designs for mechanical machine systems.
                              • Performs testing and validation of mechanical machine designs and systems.
                              • Performs engineering calculations to support design and mechanical engineering work
                              • Creates and reviews technical drawings, plans, and specifications utilizing computer software
                              • Electrical
                                • Creates, and plans designs for electrical machine systems.
                                • Performs testing and validation of electrical machine designs and systems.
                                • Performs engineering calculations to support design and electrical engineering work
                                • Creates and reviews technical drawings, plans, and specifications utilizing computer software
                                • Industrial
                                  • Conducts studies for small-scale projects pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. Based on these studies, develops and implements optimized product flow.
                                  • Responsible for validating IE requirements for small-scale projects with multiple automation integrators and verifies that automation solution/proposals aligned with business strategies using Just-In-Time/Lean manufacturing tools and techniques.
                                  • Collects/Analyzes data for small-scale projects and works with the IPT to validate current state processes/flows to establish an accurate model of the operation of a system. Establishes Discrete Event Simulation (DES) baseline for small-scale projects and collaborates with the IPT to propose/validate future automation solutions that improve cycle time, WIP, bottlenecks, throughput, capacity, resource utilization, and production rate changes of complex production systems.
                                  • Automation
                                    • Assist in investigations and concepts of new automation solutions to solve manufacturing issues. Automation solutions can include (industrial robotics, AGVs/AMRs, cobots, right-sized automation, inspection systems, etc.)
                                    • Develops test plans to burndown risk for automation projects and set requirements for FATs and SATs.
                                    • Performs testing and validation of small-scale automation systems.
                                    • Reviews technical drawings, plans, proposals, RFQs, RFQ responses, and specifications for small-scale automation work.
                                    • IoT
                                      • Creates, and plans designs for data collection and analysis, SPC, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
                                      • Performs testing and validation of IoT systems.
                                      • Develops and deploys IoT technology solution to the business.

                                        WHAT WE WANT FROM YOU
                                      • Bachelor's degree in engineering
                                      • Electrical, Mechanical, CS&E, Controls/Automation Engineering or related technical field
                                      • 3 - 6 years' experience
                                      • 30% travel requirement Our Expectations

                                        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 Amcor's quality, service, and innovation
                                        • Our investors benefit from Amcor's consistent growth and superior returns
                                        • The environment is better off because of Amcor's leadership and products

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

                                          Amcor 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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