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Supply Chain Manager Snacks & Confectionery

Amcor Group

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Supply Chain Manager Snacks & Confectionery

Amcor Flexibles EMEA is a division of Amcor, the market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. With 55 plants in 18 countries, we deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the food, beverage, pharma, personal care, medical and industrial markets. Our award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor Flexibles EMEA the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions.

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1.            JOB  DETAILS


Position Job Title: Supply Chain Manager Snacks & Confectionery

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

Function: Operations

Sub-Function: Supply Chain

Location: Flexible Location Within Europe 

Line Manager’s Job Title: Supply Chain director

Advertising Legal Entity*: Amcor Group GmbH



2.            JOB PURPOSE


Steer and accelerate the drive towards best in class supply chain (SC) practices within assigned Business Unit,

Roll-out the Supply Chain strategy and the roadmap for the assigned Business Unit, with the involvement and the participation of the relevant stakeholders (Local Supply Chain managers, Procurement, Sales..etc.)


Grow an agile and operationally hands-on matrix organization, to further strengthen cross-functional workstreams in order to sustain year on year PBIT and Working Capital enhancement.


Develop a pipeline of major opportunity projects which can deliver step change benefits, project manage them accordingly and drive implementation across Functions and Sites.


Maximize Supply Chain’s support to “cost out” business contribution and broader support to assigned  Business Units’ profitable growth agendas. Specifically, provide support to roll out of step change platforms across factories.



3.            JOB DIMENSIONS & SCOPE


Process: Following and implementing with the plants the Supply Chain performance. Short term planning, outperformance vs. Budgeted Total Cost Out


Complexity: Stakeholder management In Matrix organization


Scope & Geographical spread: EMEA


Key performance indicators: DIFOT’s, PBIT impact, working capital





1) Strengthen functional capability


Network: Support the assigned Operations Director, partner with the plants management team , and adequate functional communities across assigned BU  in order to strengthen functional expertise and drive business contribution on Working Capital (inventory management optimization) and PBIT (directly through costs reductions and other efficiency gains, indirectly by strengthening customer service)

Best practices    Ensure timely sharing and application of SC best practices within assigned BU’s  


Processes: Support the assigned Operations Director, partner with the plants management team ,to roll out streamlined and improved processes. Ensure homogeneity of approaches when business needs and issues are common.


Exposure: Grow understanding of Supply Chain matters across organization at all levels, and connect with AFEME business priorities. Educate, coach and inspire the senior managers in the organization such that they become role models to the rest of the organization


2) Grow business contribution


Execution & monitoring: Be accountable for the adequate and consistent Supply Chain KPIs and monitor capability across assigned Business Unit’s  for commonly pursued objectives

Key transversal projects               Identify big ticket items within assigned Business Unit’s and steer adequate projects transversally and cross-functionally as required


Simplification: Contribute to and/or initiate Simplification projects. Optimizing manufacturing processes, streamlining SKUs portfolio.


Step change platform roll out: Support development of Step Change platforms and facilitate their roll out across plants and BUs, beyond initial pilot sites


3) Specifics Activities


Strategy Implementation:


•             Translate the overall strategic plan into concrete operational plans and follow-up on implementation through concrete Roadmaps


•             Responsible for the correct implementation of the strategy to ensure consistency and intervene where necessary to redirect resources towards objectives


•             Accountable for the Supply Chain performance and track and report KPI’s


Results Achievement:


•             Support  OPS Director of the assigned Business Unit’s,, and worl with Plant GMs, Supply Chain Managers and Sales,  to ensure required professionals are in the right place with the appropriate support to accomplish / contribute to delivering the operating plan and business commitments


Relationship Management:


•             Build strong relationship Plants Supply Chain Managers to ensure the implementation of the Supply Chain Strategy

•             Build adequate relationships with Sales, R&D, Marketing, Field Technical Service and Quality to ensure optimized collaborations cross-functionally




•             Ensure the tracking of the operational excellence KPIs and develop systems that provide regular information for decision-making


•             Minimize reporting effort while maximizing quality of information to allow effective understanding of root cause issues and development of action plans


•             Follow up and report on achievement versus previous year and agreed targets





Knowledge and Experience        


•             People & change management

•             Supply chain management

•             Engineering, CI & manufacturing excellence

•             OHSE internal & external rules & regulations


Education and Certifications       


•             Degree in engineering, business or related field

•             Additional certification as either a Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt is desired


Job Specific Requirements


•             Strong decision making and managerial skills

•             Good business judgment/commercial acumen

•             Tenacity and energy in leading change towards an effective work environment.

•             Ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate teams and stakeholders at all levels of the organization

•             Strong analytical skills and process focus

•             Ability to anticipate, negotiate & manage conflicts, problems, changing situations & deadlines

•             Able to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic and virtual environment

•             Very result driven, entrepreneurial, keen to learn and open minded




The 3 Leadership competencies which will apply to all AFEMEA employees:

-              Driving for Results

-              Customer Focus

-              Influencing Others


The Leadership competencies which will apply to OHSE:

-              Command Skills

-              Interpersonal Savvy

-              Process Management

-              Leaning on the Fly


The 4 Leadership competencies which will apply to all People Manager:

-              Nose for Talent

-              Building Effective Teams

-              Motivating Others

-              Managerial Courage