Machine Operator

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, visit 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 ROLE OVERVIEW The Operator has overall responsibility for their respective machine and its numbers, including but not limited to uptime/downtime, product scrap, output, and efficiency through exercising good manufacturing practices and identifying areas of opportunity for continuous improvement, all while maintaining all safety standards and expectations relating to their job and machine. This person must act within food safety and GMP guidelines at all times. WHAT YOU GET TO DO * Create an environment where safety, customer focus, effectiveness & efficiency can be seen in people and equipment performance * Maximize equipment effectiveness and productivity and eliminate all machine losses * Create a sense of ownership with equipment and team members through respect, involvement and training * Promote continuous improvement through small-group activities involving production, maintenance, engineering, inside and outside resources * Identify and troubleshoot machine issues as needed * Mentor, coach, and lead other personnel on the machine to run effectively * Train coworkers on proper operating techniques, knowledge, and practices * Oversee new hire training for respective machine * Practice good housekeeping – including sweeping, dusting, wiping of tables, etc. * Actively participate in all required trainings including but not limited to safety and technical trainings * Responsible for inspecting all goods produced * Responsible for packaging all goods produced * Responsible for trimming and accuracy of all goods produced * Responsible for data accuracy of all transactions performed WHAT WE VALUE * Demonstrated ability to work with numbers and analyze data * Ability to work well in a group setting * Ability to learn and take instruction * Ability to work at productive speeds * Quality Awareness * Safety Awareness * Autonomous Maintenance Awareness * Ability to strategically solve problems * Strong troubleshooting skills coupled with tenacity WHAT WE WANT FROM YOU * High school diploma or equivalent, preferred * Trades achieved training is a plus * Three years manufacturing experience as a maintenance or production leader/operator * Must be able to read precision measuring tools and also read and interpret basic mechanical and pneumatics schematics * Must have experience using Microsoft Office and accurate data entry * Must understand how to analyze data and influence effective decision making PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS This position requires an employee to stand, walk and sit, and work at a computer for extended periods of time. Frequent exposure to a manufacturing environment with moderate noise levels. Potential contact with chemicals and cleaning supplies, and ability to lift up to 50 pounds is a requirement. Operators are required to maneuver around and inside small areas to make machine adjustments during setups, changeovers, and troubleshooting. 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. 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