Operations Manager

Amcor | Posted 21-01-2020

Mississauga (Health)

Amcor Rigid Packaging

Operations Manager

Mississauga, Ontario

Amcor is a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve value chains through a range of flexible and rigid packaging, specialty cartons, closures, and services. The company is focused on making packaging that is increasingly light-weighted, recyclable and reusable, and made using a rising amount of recycled content. Around 50,000 Amcor people generate US$13 billion in sales from operations that span about 250 locations in 40-plus countries. NYSE: AMCR; ASX: AMC

Position Overview:

The Operations Manager directs and coordinates day to day operations of the facility in an industrial organization. Manages local scheduling and real-time operations that facilitate the maximization of resources (human and automated) to achieve customer satisfaction, productivity, schedule adherence and economic goals.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties :

  • Reviews production orders/schedules/reports to ascertain product data such as types, quantities and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates and/or resolve operational, manufacturing and delivery issues.
  • Plans production to ensure customer deadlines are met.
  • Responsible for driving a safety culture with the goal of “Zero Injuries” in all areas of the plant.
  • Assists in directing plant activities to achieve optimum utilization of machinery and equipment and maximum efficiency of operations.
  • Assists in controlling and reducing scrap.
  • Controls the financial spending of all departments.
  • Recommends capital improvements which result in improved safety conditions, quality of finished product, value added, improved efficiency or reduction of plant variable or fixed operational costs.
  • Develops or revise standard operational and working practices and observes to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Manage the departmental managers/supervisors who, in turn, supervise department personnel.
  • Responsible for monitoring and ensuring positive overall morale of the facility.
  • Responsible for plant continuous improvement activities in all departments.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Business or equivalent in related field preferred.
  • Eight years related experience or the combined equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing preferred
  • Ability to effectively write reports and business correspondence and to present information and respond in group environments.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts, such as probability and statistics.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw value conclusions.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, forecasting, scheduling, real-time operations management and coordination of people and resources.


Amcor Leadership Framework Competencies

Core Competencies:

  • Customer Focus
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Drive for Results

3-5 Applicable ALF Competencies:

Building Effective Teams

Managerial Courage

Motivating Others

Priority Setting

Directing Others

Job-Specific Competencies

  • Management of Material Resources
  • Production and Processing
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


  • Corporate Management
  • Plant Management
  • Direct Reports
  • Amcor co-workers
  • Internal and External Customers

ADA Requirements:

Physical Requirements:

Normal Vision

Distant Vision

Near Vision

Hearing/ Listening



Hand/Finger Dexterity








Lifting (amount 50+ pounds)

Carrying (amount 50+ pounds)

Driving- Forklift

Lifting (amount < 50 pounds)

Carrying (amount < 50 pounds)

Driving – Automobile/truck/van

Other Physical Requirements: None

Work Environment: Plant Manufacturing Setting

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills and/or abilities.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

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