Aligned with Amcor’s aspiration is to be renowned as the Flexibles industry leader in Operational Excellence the CI Manager in Amcor Flexibles Venturina will have responsibility to provide direction for Continuous Improvement (CI) across all functions, delivering both local & central initiatives.
The CI manager is responsible for the development of the plant productivity and cost effectiveness working closely with the Production organization, Quality, Technical and Procurement.
He / She will work across all site functions, diagnosing & coordinating improvement activities that build on and accelerate ongoing initiatives.
The aim of both objectives is to drive significant and sustainable competitive advantage across the value chain and to deliver top and bottom line growth.
Job Dimensions & Scope
Turnover for the Plant : €65M
Total Headcount : 135 people
Scope : Amcor Flexibles Venturina, Italy
Ownership of CI initiatives and related tracking in GSTT
Ownership of Waste initiatives and related tracking in GSTT
Preparation of investment business cases
Measurement and analysis of production effectiveness (output, downtime)
Lean 5S initiatives
Diagnose key improvement opportunities and set aspirational improvement targets.
Develop a shared overview of improvement activity across the plant.
Lead and support CI & Kaizen workshops
Lead the implementation of central Operational Excellence transformation projects
Sustainably embed the Amcor Flexibles Production System (AFPS) including KPIs, standards and process best practices.
Introduce and apply appropriate tools and methodologies and best practices.
Drive accelerated implementation of most impactful levers.
Engage site management and their teams in the transformation effort
Communicate progress regularly and celebrate success.
Collaborate pro-actively with CI teams across the EMEA business to leverage best practice.
Provide training around key Continuous Improvement levers.
Mentor and support all co-workers in up-skilling.
Major Challenges & Complexities
Deal with the local production staff and support the production manager
Align with F&F / AFEMEA operational excellence team (metrics, standards, KPI, etc)
Manage the shift from local legacy system to integrated SAP
Qualifications / Requirements
Formal Qualifications And Experience
3 to 5 years’ experience in Operations Excellence / Continuous Improvement within multinational organization with structured factories.
A degree in Chemistry, Managerial Engineering or equivalent.
Strong analytical skills and knowledge of most commonly used tools (pareto charts, fishbone, etc.). Statistics background.
Strong communication skills, negotiation attitude.
Good knowledge of main Office applications.
Good knowledge of SAP.
Specific Skills And Abilities
Fluent spoken and written English; other languages advantageous.
Skilled communicator, facilitator and trainer.
Drive and energy.
Analytical and structured.
Can simplify complexity.