Projects Engineering Manager

Amcor Flexibles
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Projects Engineering Manager

Amcor Flexible Packaging

Based Workington, Cumbria £Negotiable + Relocation (where appropriate)

Amcor Limited (ASX: AMC; is a global leader in responsible packaging. Amcor develops and makes innovative flexible and rigid packaging that is functional, appealing and efficient for the company's customers and their consumers, and more sustainable for the environment. Ninety-five percent of Amcor's sales are into the food, beverage, health care, and tobacco industries. The company employs more than 35,000 people worldwide, operating in 40-plus countries across 200 sites.

The Cumbria site is part of the Snacks & Confectionery Business Unit, a Division of Amcor Europe, Middle East, Africa & Americas.With an impressive customer base, the site employs over 300 people, housing processes including extrusion, flexographic printing, lamination and conversion.

A rare opportunity has now arisen for a Projects Engineering Manager to continue to develop a pro-active, visible and continuous improvement focused function, contributing to site KPIs and overall business growth.

Reporting to the Site Engineering Manager, and with a team of 2 Project Engineers, you will ensure the simultaneous management of multiple projects, delivering best practice.Your diverse remit will include:

·Ownership and management of the site’s annual capital budget & improvement projects – from new capital introduction to equipment modifications.

·Leadership of the team whilst taking ownership of your own projects.

·Establishment and development of ‘best value’ relationships with key contractors, vendors & suppliers, whilst ensuring these are utilised effectively.

·Development and strengthening of key internal stakeholder relationships at all levels of the business.

·Development and improvement of project engineering systems and processes, including the establishment and reinforcement of departmental KPIs.

Degree qualified, or equivalent, in an Engineering/Process discipline, candidates must have proven capital project/manufacturing engineering experience, gained in a progressive and fast paced manufacturing environment. People management experience would be a requirement.

With a continuous improvement focus, candidates must have strong communication and presentation skills, combined with the ability to influence, negotiate and challenge.A knowledge of project management systems such as MS Project and wider SAP/MRP systems would be useful.

We are looking to attract candidates who are capable of further development in this dynamic and forward thinking Group.

To apply please e-mail full CV under ‘Confidential’ cover to by clicking apply below.

Closing date: Thursday, 8th February 2018.

At this stage we are only accepting applications direct from candidates and not via recruitment agencies.

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