Product Development Engineer (Rorschrach)

  • Amcor
  • Rorschach, SG, Switzerland
  • 13/07/2020
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Job Description

ONE GREAT FUTURE

In August of 2018 it was announced that Amcor Flexibles and Bemis Company would combine to become the global leader in consumer packaging. This combination allows for a comprehensive global footprint with greater scale in all regions of the world. With a combined company history of more than 300 years, we continue to work collaboratively with our customers to make Amcor the clear choice for inspired packaging solutions. We appreciate your patience while we work to integrate our application and hiring process.

Position Job Title: Product Development Engineer

BG and BU: Amcor Flexibles Europe, Middle East & Africa

Function: Research & Development

Location: AF Rorschach

Line Manager’s Job Title: Product Development Manager

Contract Length: Permanent

JOB PURPOSE

Responsible of product development and customer technical support. The role requires close links with sales, customers, marketing, machine manufacturers, raw material suppliers, AF plants in order to generate and deliver sales or profit growth through new product market implementation and eventual trouble shooting and product improvements.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

• Responsible for New Product Development project management from idea creation to customer implementation, including project costs management and trial cost budget, in coordination with the Cross Functional team

• Responsible for Improvement and Maintenance projects on existing products in coordination with Procurement, Marketing and AF plants.

• Responsible for Application technical support to customers in coordination with Sales, Marketing and AF plants.

• Close cooperation with raw material suppliers and packaging machine manufacturers

MAJOR CHALLENGES & COMPLEXITIES

• Coordination and effective communication with several functions and levels in the organization

• Innovation thinking to find always new and more effective solutions to drive for results

• High responsiveness, flexibility and availability to customer support

• Learning on fly on always new technical challenges and market application requirement evolution

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

1. Formal Qualifications and Experience

• Technical knowledge on packaging materials and converting processes as well as on the packaging machines

• Knowledge on project management

• Standard knowledge of usual IT tools (Microsoft Office, SAP, …)

• University degree in related science, engineering or technical discipline

• Chemical engineer or related science/ packaging technologist

Specific Skills and Abilities

• Customer oriented

• Creative and Innovative combined with Cost thinking

• Team player

• Structured project management in complex projects and matrix organization environment

• Creating and Leveraging Network

• Service mentality and able to respond to costumers ‘on demand’.

• Proactive and able to communicate effectively

• Able to build internal and external relationship.

• Understanding of the “big picture” and impact of individual actions on the total process.

• Fluent in German and English, French is plus

ONE GREAT FUTURE

In August of 2018 it was announced that Amcor Flexibles and Bemis Company would combine to become the global leader in consumer packaging. This combination allows for a comprehensive global footprint with greater scale in all regions of the world. With a combined company history of more than 300 years, we continue to work collaboratively with our customers to make Amcor the clear choice for inspired packaging solutions. We appreciate your patience while we work to integrate our application and hiring process.

ABOUT AMCOR
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

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AMCOR FLEXIBLES EMEA

“ With more than 61 plants in 22 countries , Amcor Flexibles Europe, Middle East and Africa (AFEMEA), a division of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the food, beverage, pharma, personal care, medical and industrial markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes AFEMEA the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions.”