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Amcor Mgr - Technical II in Des Moines, Iowa

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 SandP 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


Job Description

Develops, implements and supports the plant's Quality Systems and Process Improvement projects to enable and assure production of a high quality product at a value that meets or exceeds our customer's requirements. Provides all aspects of leadership to the Quality Manager and site QA techs.


  • 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
  • Performs all elements of supervision over direct reports - performance reviews, hiring, salary administration, training, recognition, discipline, etc.
  • Directs activities and priorities of Process Engineers, and the Quality Department.
  • Identifies, develops and implements plans for cost reduction, waste reduction, increased throughput and general process improvement.
  • Ensures compliance and monitors resources for the maintenance and continuous improvement of the plant Food Defense and Product Safety systems.
  • Assists in Product Development by applying working knowledge of manufacturing capabilities to ensure design control and scale-up protocol is met at onset of any new project initiation.
  • Site administrator of all incoming orders, specs, waivers, and Projects in Amcor Commercialization System. Administers the product specification system from the creation of new specs in conjunction with Sales and RandD to requesting revisions and / or deviations as required to optimize performance.
  • Supervises internal validations and Design of Experiments to determine key process variables for the manufacturing processes.
  • Carries out the necessary actions/steps to ensure new products conform to the Customers manufacturing and quality needs, and that it falls within our manufacturing process capabilities.
  • Maintains overall Quality system/department in the facility by assuring current procedures and practices are appropriate to comply with customer requirements and specifications. Responsible for incoming verification of purchased products, in process inspection and final review of all products.
  • Demonstrates a proactive awareness of, and adherence to, all suitable and relevant Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Acts as a liaison between Sales, RandD, Manufacturing, and customers when necessary, in regards to quality expectations, performance at the customer's facility, and manufacturing process capabilities to ensure all parties are kept well informed and regularly updated.
  • Manages the Corrective Action system by assisting Supply Chain, Customer Service, Customer Focused Quality, and the manufacturing groups in the resolution of quality concerns and complaints.
  • Reviews and monitors the organization's documentation, policies and procedures to insure they are accurate and up- to-date for the facility.
  • Facilitates and enforces all of the company policies and procedures as they are outlined and defined.
  • Facilitate deployment and integrate the philosophy of CI initiatives into the culture of the Plant.


  • 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
  • Demonstrated experience in process improvement, Six Sigma, product and process qualification and validation, Process Control and Monitoring.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and interpersonal skills to effectively manage and execute projects.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, SAP


  • A Bachelors degree in engineering or related field
  • A minimum of 7 years relevant manufacturing experience
  • 5 years experience or involvement in Technical and Quality Management
  • 3 years previous supervisory experience


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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