1. Job Overview
Amcor is seeking talented individuals with strong technical skills in flexographic and rotogravure printing for flexible packaging.
The Printing Excellence Manager’s primary responsibilities include managing the pre-press and printing operations for the successful onboarding of select new business, implementation and training of continuous improvement programs for pre-
press and printing processes, scoping and installation of new presses as the business requires, and oversite of preventative maintenance and parts inventory programs.
The scope of the Printing Excellence Manager position is all the Amcor Flexibles South American sites.
2. Job Dimensions
Requires strong cross functional leadership skills at all levels of the organization
Plants in scope will include Santiago, Chile, Lima, Peru, San Luis, Argentina, Cambe, Brazil, and Cali, Colombia
KPIs to include successful new business onboarding, press OEE, program implementation, total cost reduction
Some customer engagement is expected
Time will normally be spent in production or pre-press areas in our plants with hands on approach, mixed with some planning time in the office
3. Principal Accountabilities
Ownership of all printing related aspects to successful onboarding of significant new business, while working cross functionally with operations, sales, marketing and R&D
Engage as needed with customers on specifications and graphics
Lead printing aspects of new product development projects
Develop, lead, and execute printing project improvement teams to drive printing excellence and cost savings programs
Establish printing co-worker succession and training program
Scope and pitch projects to ensure Amcor printing assets and processes are operating at world class levels
Lead major capital projects within the printing areas
Stay up-to-date with emerging printing related technologies that may give Amcor a competitive advantage
4. Major challenges & complexities
Travel : 50% or more travel anticipated
Work across multiple time zones, with stakeholders with competing demands and priorities
Will need broad communication skills to effectively transmit information from shop floor to executive leadership
Broad asset base with varying ages
Multitasking projects across numerous sites will require strong organizational skills
Printing / Graphics Teams
Production / Operations
Sales & Marketing
General and Executive Management
Equipment, OEM and Material Suppliers
6. Qualifications / Requirements
6.1 Formal Qualifications and Experience
Knowledge and Experience
Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of flexographic and rotogravure process printing and pre-press management
Project management expertise and leadership skills facilitating cross functional teams
10+ years of experience in printing and / or graphics management
5 + years of flexographic and rotogravure printing experience
5 + years of flexible packaging experience preferred
Education and Certifications
Bachelors of Science or Associate or Certificate in printing management, graphics technology or equivalent
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification a plus
6.2 Knowledge / Skills / Abilities / Behaviours
Job Specific skills and abilities
Experience with flexible packaging converting
Rotogravure and / or Flexographic printing expertise
Strong project management experience
Strong team leadership experience
Strong technical knowledge of films, papers, and inks used in flexible packaging
Strong pre-press workflow management expertise
7. Occupational Health, Safety & Environment (OHS&E) Responsibilities & Authority
Regional / Site Managers
A personal (and ongoing) awareness of the hazards and risks which arise from Amcor’s undertaking in relation to individual area of responsibility.
OHS&E and Sustainability development policies communicated and deployed in area.
Ensure all co-workers, contractors and visitors have undertaken departmental OHS&E inductions.
Safe Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to be developed and implemented in accordance with departmental risk profile.
Ensure safe systems of work (SOP’s, JSEA’s, risk assessment, workplace inspections etc) are implemented and monitored as per the OHS&E management system.
Ensure safety is an agenda item in all team meetings.
Ensure required OHS&E training is undertaken.
Ensure all hazards / incidents are reported, documented and investigated and corrective actions are addressed.
Resources are allocated to WHSE functions in the area of responsibility.
Support OHS&E Team to manage OHS&E related functions within their responsibility.
Consult with co-workers, contractors and visitors in relation to health and safety matters for their workplace
The Authority to make decisions and act on any matter of WHSE management within their area and level of responsibility.
Packaging, Flexible Packaging, Flexography, Rotogravure, Printing