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Department Manager

Company: Amcor plc
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: March 16, 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

Manage all aspects of a manufacturing department including safety, quality, productivity, cost and culture in accordance to established procedures, standards and customer requirements. This role will typically exist in large plants and have oversight to more than 75 hourly employees.


  • Acts as a safety leader and puts safety first in all responsibilities. Works in conjunction with the EHS Manager to establish and maintain all policies and programs to assure a safe working environment.
  • Establishes, maintains, communicates, and enforces safety, quality, waste and productivity standards to meet plant goals. Maintains department housekeeping per 5S and GMP (Good Mfg. Practices) standards. Maintains quality standards consistent with customer's and the company's requirements.
  • Oversees and manages the Performance Control System (PCS) for the department including establishing key performance indicators (KPI's), auditing Supervisor/Operator shift meetings, and leading department meetings. Ensures that standards are met and action item registers are maintained to document, communicate, and eliminate exceptions.
  • Works with the Plant Leadership team to determine the greatest continuous improvement opportunities in the department. Assists with the execution of CI efforts to address the opportunities and ensures standards are updated and adhered to following close out of each improvement team.
  • Provides feedback to the department and individual employees on performance against standards.
  • Supervises salaried staff of Shift Supervisors. Is responsible for all elements of supervision including hiring, terminations, recognition, discipline, training, employee relations, performance management and salary administration.
  • Ensures that Best Practice teams related to process discipline have appropriate representation. Implements changes based on recommendations of the BP team where applicable.
  • Ensures that investigations are completed for any injuries, incidents and near misses and that follow-up action items are completed in a timely manner.
  • Recommends capital projects and ensures needs, ROI and KPI related to these projects are documented and submitted per Amcor policies.
  • Ensures customer complaints are investigated, and corrective actions are implemented and evaluated for effectiveness according to established standards. This includes staff involvement and communication of the issues to crews.
  • Ensures that accurate Standard Operating Conditions (SOC's) are in place and followed. Maintains productivity standards based on SOC's, best practices and continuous improvement.
    • Promotes a strong safety culture and environment.
    • Adheres to Amcor values and actively contributes to a high-performance culture.
    • Meets or exceeds plant business plan and KPI's.
    • Operates within established budget.
    • Best Practices establishment & execution.
    • Effective, cost-efficient planning and utilization of manpower, materials and machinery.
    • Strong Human Capital planning, development and management for direct reports. WHAT WE VALUE
      • Results Orientation / Delivers on Plan
      • Team Leadership
      • Develops Organizational Capability
      • Drives High Performance Culture
      • Customer Focus
      • Facility Business Acumen/Market Knowledge
      • Continuous Improvement Mindset
      • Collaboration and Best Practice Leadership WHAT WE WANT FROM YOU
        • A Bachelor's degree with emphasis on a technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
        • A minimum of 7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
        • A minimum of 5 years supervisory/leadership experience 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 Flexibles North America 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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