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Plant Director

Company: Amcor Limited
Location: Allentown
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Share the job in your social channels! Amcor Rigid Packaging Allentown, PA 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, visit -www.amcor.com I LinkedIn -I Glassdoor I -Facebook -I -Twitter -I -YouTube 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 here. *with existing technologies including chemical recycling Essential Duties and Responsibilities:The Primary operational focus will be the Allentown, PA facility. This role will provide secondary operational oversight to two additional locations. - Position Overview: This position directs the day-to-day and strategic activities of a highly complex, large plant to achieve financial and operating objectives as determined by ARP and the Business Unit. The Plant Manager is a key leadership role which manages all plant operations with overall responsibilities for safety, production, maintenance, warehouse, quality, customer relations, human resources, and finance. This position serves as the senior ARP representative locally and is responsible for compliance with the Amcor code of conduct and for ensuring plant compliance with all regulations (federal and local), as well as other Amcor and ARP policies and procedures. Essential Responsibilities and Duties: -

  • Promotes a proactive and sustainable environmental, health and safety culture that supports Amcor "zero incident" goal and that exceeds local, state and federal requirements
  • Directs operational effectiveness to maximize efficiency and productivity
  • Ensures customer delivery and quality expectations are met
  • Plans and oversees the implementation of capital improvement projects to ensure adherence to approved plans, schedules and budgets
  • Responsible for all aspects of financial management of the plant; controls spending in all areas including capital, labor, energy and inventory
  • Resolves operational, manufacturing, employee and customer issues
  • Prepares and compiles various analysis and reports pertaining to plant utilization, labor efficiencies, materials usage, scrap, and labor
  • Responsible for compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices ("GMP") in food and/or pharmaceutical to consistently manufacture products according to quality standards, as well as other customer and regulatory quality standards
  • Works closely with customer contacts (quality and purchasing) to ensure coordination of activities and facilitation of customer relationship; participates in the resolution and prevention of customer complaints, and promotes solid customer relations in partnership with the commercial organization
  • Responsible for the overall development of people and skills throughout the plant to support talent management
  • Actively works to build high engagement of coworkers
  • Manages team of direct reports and is responsible for employee selection, development, mentoring, and performance management. Responsible for overall talent management and employee engagement; cultivates an environment of safety, high performance, and ethical and legal compliance; addresses employee relations issues
  • Keeps informed of technical and management developments to assure continued personal growth and to coach employees toward optimum performance
  • Expected Travel: 10% Qualifications:
    • Education: Bachelor's Degree Engineering or related field preferred; minimally, Business Administration or similar
    • Master's degree preferred
    • Minimum of ten years plant supervisory experience required, including three years in operations management
    • Proven track record of success in a large operation in the plastics packaging industry Experience overseeing functions such as accounting or finance, safety and human resources, and quality preferred
      • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources 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. 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. /work-with-us/job-details/116089?jobPipeline=Indeed

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