Advanced Engineer I
New Albany, OH

About $83,000 - $100,000 a year

Amcor Rigid Packaging

Advanced Engineer I

New Albany, OH

Position Overview:
Plans, coordinates and performs container and preform design, testing and/or analysis work for a complete project of broad scope or for a significant portion of a sub-system of a major and diverse project. Operates in a team environment and may act as lead person, providing technical leadership and design solutions. May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work of other engineers and support personnel. Provides technical consultation and a knowledge base. Recognized as an expert across a product line.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Responsible for defining project development strategy and reporting feasibility and risks on moderately complex to complex projects. Collaborates with cross functional team members to determine cost, platform and resource requirements to bring products to market on time, correct the first time, and within budget.
Works autonomously on moderately complex to complex projects.
Establish performance specifications and tolerances for new products taking into account filling and handling conditions beyond defined customer specifications.
Document project progress utilizing PLM system
Create and track project R&D timelines
Responsible for creating and maintaining project budgets.
Coordinate design reviews with other project engineers, customers, designers and vendors.
Publish design work requests and sponsor innovative solutions.
Specify technical and operational requirements and order prototype tooling and change parts for new product development.
Direct process lab activities; coordinate with lab technicians, work to acquire change parts, materials, tooling, and support injection/blow to facilitate the manufacture of unit containers and publish process lab work requests and related sampling plans and results
Direct quality lab activities; establishing product acceptance criteria, determine test protocols and test conditions, access process capability and specification compliance for a production environment.
Coordinate corrective action plans, including design reviews, process improvements and quality systems.
Assist manufacturing facilities with start-up and validation of new products.
Act as the lead technical liaison across various account assignments.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field
4 to 6 years of experience in packaging product development and experience managing multiple, simultaneous high priority projects.
Experience in Polymer Science Packaging Development is desirable.
Experience in statistical analysis and process control and stability.
Knowledge of injection molding and/or stretch blow molding machinery and process with PET plastics.
Knowledge of property enhancing material additives (not limited to but including barrier & U.V protection) for various packaging requirements.
Computer skills including Microsoft Project, Excel, Work, Access and PowerPoint
Ability to manage complex projects from conceptualization through commercialization
Travel 35%

Amcor Leadership Framework Competencies

Core Competencies:
Customer Focus
Learning on the Fly
Interpersonal Savvy
Drive for Results

3-5 Applicable ALF Competencies:
Process Management

Dealing with Ambiguity


Innovation Management

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Commercial and Operations stakeholders.
Corporate R&D
Upper management, peers, Design team, and Project Management team.
Internal relationships with quality assurance, program management, operations engineering and supply chain.
External relationships with clients and vendors.

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:
Work Environment : Office Environment

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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