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Regional EBM (Extrusion Blow Mold) Process Engineer

Barton Hills, Michigan, US
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Jan 15, 2022

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Join Amcor and you can be part of the team that makes the packaging of the future better for people and our planet.

Here at Amcor, we work together every day to make a positive impact on the lives of millions of people across the globe by providing packaging for essential products, including food, beverages, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal-care.

We are sustainability leaders in our industry. We are the first global packaging company to commit to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025.

Our products are vital to support the lives of millions of people across the globe every day.

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 innovating and driving new solutions to create more sustainable packaging solutions.

To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor, visit I LinkedIn I Glassdoor I Facebook I Twitter I YouTube

At Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP), our teams are focused on developing and making plastic bottles and jars that create a unique experience and are better for the environment. Our bottles and jars are primarily made from PET (polyethylene terephthalate), which has rapidly become the world's preferred packaging material. PET is lightweight, shatterproof, recloseable, resealable, reusable and infinitely recyclable*.

With approximately 6,000 people across about 50 manufacturing operations in 11 countries and an annual revenue of US$2.9 Billion, ARP provides rigid packaging solutions to the beverage, pharmaceutical, food, and home and personal care segments.

Learn more about the many benefits of PET bottles here.

*with existing technologies including chemical recycling

Amcor Rigid Packaging

Regional EBM (Extrusion Blow Mold) Process Engineer

Ann Arbor, MI

Position Overview:

Responsible for providing all process related technical leadership within a manufacturing facility to ensure products meet all requirements of reliability, quality and performance integrity in accordance with company, industry and customer specifications. Technical Specialist will interface with other parts of the organization which include, QA, customer relations, new product development, process control and monitoring.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to understand, influence, drive and negotiate with internal and external customers
  • Provide technical support to operations and to the sales and marketing groups as needed.
  • Communicate with Key Customers on a regular basis to ensure that all Injection issues are dealt with in a manner that meets or exceeds customer expectations
  • Manage activities effectively with an emphasis on Quality, productivity and timing
  • Manage and report project feasibility (Scope, budget, timeline, resources, etc.)
  • Ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and all deliverables are met
  • Act as a technical liaison between engineering and the customer to determine the system requirements of all Amcor product lines
  • Perform and establish the tool and equipment qualification approval at the vendor location
  • Provide unattended extrusion blow mold and system start up as required in the operations
  • Transfer of all pertinent extrusion qualification information to support system start up
  • Establish and maintain data resource information relative to packaging, machinery, and processes.
  • Ability to work on higher visibility projects with limited direction
  • Selects tools and methodologies for projects
  • Exhibits the ability to learn as well as teach / coach others
  • Optimize using Amcor developed proprietary tools and methodologies for maximum performance
  • Considers whether new procedures must be developed. Identifies, defines, and analyzes alternative courses of action.


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree preferred and /or other relevant experience or certifications in Engineering or related field (Plastics focus a plus)
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in an extrusion blow molding process development role and/or extrusion blow molding field troubleshooting role.
  • Extrusion blow molding machine functionality and troubleshooting
  • Hands on ability to operate (primarily) Bekum HDPE machine platforms
  • Process fundamentals and optimization
  • System interfaces and interactions for maximum performance
  • Must possess strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work within a fast paced system with multiple tasks and locations
  • Travel 75%-100%


Amcor Leadership Framework Competencies

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

3-5 Applicable ALF Competencies:

Influencing Others

Managing Vision & Purpose

Managing & Measuring Work

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  • Plant personnel
  • ARP Commercial, Operations and Product Development contacts
  • External customers

ADA Requirements:

Physical Requirements

☒Normal Vision

☒Distant Vision

☒Near Vision

☒Hearing/ Listening

☒ Sitting


☒Hand/Finger Dexterity

☒ Walking







☒Lifting (up to 30 pounds)

☒Carrying (up to 30 pounds)

☐Driving- Forklift

☐Lifting (amount
☐Carrying (amount
☐Driving - Automobile/truck/van

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.

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.

At Amcor we believe in talent through diversity and promote equal opportunity in the workplace and recognise that discrimination and harassment of co-workers based on race, creed, disability, gender, marital or maternity status, religious or political beliefs, age or sexual orientation is unlawful.


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