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Technical / Quality Manager

Company: Amcor
Location: Asheville
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Job Description:

1. Job Overview Lead the plant technical and quality department, consisting of process and quality engineering staff and QA Technicians. Responsible to continuously industrialize new product launches, systematically drive underlying waste and efficiency improvements through an engineering approach, proactively and reactively manage all quality program related tasks, manage technical relationships with customers, and manage related capital expenditures.

2. Job Dimensions




  • Day to day management of the plant technical staff and hourly QA Technicians
  • Coordinate activities across various disciplines, including operations, procurement, R&D, sales, etc.
  • Manage industrialization projects to ensure smooth ramp of up new business opportunities
  • Maintain budget, ensuring appropriate resource levels
  • Establish and maintain customer technical staff relationships
  • Flexible hours to support multi-shift operation




    3. Principal Accountabilities




    • Industrialize new business
    • Specification Management
    • Process Controls
    • Waste Reduction
    • Quality
    • Capital Expenditures




      4. Major challenges & complexities




      • Supervision of staff and processes to ensure a smooth and trouble-free scale-up of new business opportunities by ensuring the proper quality program, supervision of production runs, and coordination across the various plant functions
      • Full scope management of validated products, from BOMs and quality of raw materials, to producing on equipment with necessary process controls and SOPs, to ensure products meet quality requirements and customer specifications.
      • Identify and implement process controls to improve quality consistency
      • Drive waste reduction and throughput improvements through implementation of process engineering methods
      • Measure and drive improvement of all quality KPIs
      • Work cross functionally to identify, justify, and implement the capital improvements necessary to drive waste, process, and quality improvements, as well as support new business growth.




        5. Relationships Internal

        External




        • Operations
        • Planning
        • Procurement
        • R&D




          • Suppliers
          • Machine Manufacturers
          • Customers




            6. Qualifications/Requirements 6.1 Formal Qualifications and Experience Knowledge and Experience



            • Minimum 7 years combined experience in technical and managerial roles
            • Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, Food, or Personal Care industry experience a plus
            • AutoCad and Radius is a plus

              Education and Certifications



              • B.S. in Engineering or equivalent field of study
              • Exposure to ISO and GMPs
              • Six Sigma Green Belt certification preferred
              • Knowledge of statistical methods for process improvement (i.e. Capability studies, SPC.)




                6.2 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Behaviours Job Specific skills and abilities



                • Excellent knowledge of raw materials and processes related to flexible packaging
                • Proven team building and organizational development skills
                • Should be comfortable in a fast-paced, high speed packaging environment and be willing to manage multiple assignments/projects simultaneously
                • Ability to analytically resolve technical and logistical issues, while working with a diverse team
                • Ability to provide guidance, direction, goals, feedback, discipline and delegate authority

                • Ability to handle multiple tasks

                • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong presentation skills

                  IND456

                  About Amcor Amcor (ASX: AMC; www.amcor.com) is a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home- and personal-care and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve supply chains, through a broad range of flexible packaging, containers, cartons, closures and services. The company's 35,000 people generate more than US$9billion in sales from operations that span 200-plus locations in more than 40 countries. AFA Overview With 16 plants in the Americas operating in 6 countries, Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA), a business group of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, personal care, and food markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit www.amcor.com.
                  Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Amcor Flexibles - United States 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 Law" Poster 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 847-362-9000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. E-Verify We participate in E-Verify. For more information, please see the E-Verify Participation Poster and Right to Work Poster at the hiring location. Pay Transparency Policy Amcor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Keywords: Amcor, Asheville , Technical / Quality Manager, Executive , Asheville, North Carolina

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