Process Engineer - Extrusion

Amcor Plc Terre Haute , IN 47801

Posted 5 days ago

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,

Amcor Flexibles North America (AFNA), a division of Amcor, operates across 35 plants and employs 9,000 colleagues within North America with headquarters in Chicago, IL and Oshkosh, WI. AFNA makes flexible packaging solutions for food and beverage, healthcare, and home and personal care applications.

Job Description

Provide technical support to maintain safety and improve and optimize manufacturing operations and processes within manufacturing facility. This position has responsibility for maintaining safe working practices while improving conversion costs in manufacturing, directly impacting competitiveness and profitability in the AFNA business.


  • Maintains Safety as the number one priority in conducting daily responsibilities, responding to production crew needs, and developing and implementing process improvements for quality, waste and productivity improvement.

  • Supports the World Class Operations Management implementation as an active participant on teams and/or pillars.

  • Investigates causes of ongoing process, quality, production efficiency and high waste problems. Then develops solutions using problem solving techniques.

  • Trains machine operators on new equipment installations, modifications, and new operating procedures.

  • Maintains standard operating conditions system which ensures consistent manufacturing equipment processing conditions.

  • Works with plant BPI resources to ensure technical support resources are available to production at all times.

  • Works with manufacturing supervisors, production crews, and maintenance to troubleshoot manufacturing problems and develop corrective actions to eliminate the return of those problems

  • Participates in the evaluation of projects and waivers to aid in the effective scheduling and necessary product development coverage to minimize the risk of machine downtime and high waste due to developmental efforts in manufacturing.

  • Works with plant project engineering to facilitate equipment modifications to increase machine productivity and reduce waste.

  • Initiates and documents procedures to safely increase machine productivity and reduce waste while maintaining product quality per customer expectations.

  • Participates in the training of machine operators on new equipment installations, equipment modifications and new operating procedures.

  • May provide supervision to engineering co-op students depending on experience and workload, including performance evaluations, training and directing activities


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, to work with manufacturing operations personnel.

  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • General knowledge of flexible packaging products, including the desired properties and quality standards for those products.

  • Must have strong time management skills to handle multiple ongoing projects in addition to day to day process problems.

  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel, Outlook, Share Point, and the ability to quickly learn software needed to perform job specific duties.

  • Strong knowledge of process used to manufacture and convert flexible packaging. Especially blown film, metallization, flexographic printing, extrusion coating, adhesive laminating, and slitting/winding operations.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial) with 1-3 years of experience.

  • Trade journals, trade shows, technical seminars, management seminars, equipment supplier contacts and raw material contacts.

  • Professional development classes in the areas of communication, conflict resolution, problem solving skills, statistical process control, advanced uses of software packages, world class manufacturing principles, quality systems, and other related fields.

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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Process Engineer - Extrusion

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