Sr. Automation Project Leader at Altium Packaging in Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in Other 13 days ago.





Job Description:

Location Address:

2500 Windy Ridge Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30339

Work Shift:

Salary Exempt (United States of America)

Altium Packaging, Our Culture Differentiates Us!

We are an essential business and still hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic!


We incorporate our Guiding Principles into all aspects and at all levels of the organization and use them as a framework for decision-making. We believe our Guiding Principles foster a culture of excellence that benefits both employees and customers.

Our Guiding Principles


  • Act with Integrity & in Compliance

  • Drive Value Creation

  • Be Disciplined Entrepreneurs

  • Focus on the Customer

  • Act with Humility

  • Treat others with Dignity and Respect

  • Seeking Fulfillment in your Work

We are currently seeking a Sr. Project Leader to drive results in our Automation Initiative, reporting to the Sr. Director, Automation. This position can be based out of our Atlanta Corporate Headquarters or remote-based in the United States (near a major airport).


  • Function as a Sr Leader / Project Manager in the Altium Automation Initiative, beginning with identifying profitable automation opportunities through execution of automation projects that deliver expected outcomes.

  • Identify and validate any automation technologies, systems and/or equipment that create value for Altium.

  • Align with Altium Business Unit leaders on automation priorities that maximize value creation, then lead execution on those priorities

  • Function as the company's Leader within current Altium Automation Partnerships and develop new partnerships as needed for specific platforms, technologies and bandwidth to execute.

  • Work closely with Plant Teams to identify and qualify automation opportunities and get alignment on expected benefits. Ensure that installed automation solutions address the entire work cell and are capable of delivering the expected results.

  • Challenge current practices in plant operations and packaging that limit automation opportunities

  • Proactive communication style to all cross functional groups and individuals within Altium, recognizing that communication is effective only when the sender and the receiver both own the responsibility for delivery of accurate and timely messages

  • Execute Altium strategies, projects and specific activities to positively improve safety and reduce risk.

  • Manage multiple, concurrent projects by managing resources and independent critical milestone activities, across the entire project life cycle.

  • Develop cost estimates, justifications, and schedules for automation projects while managing the project spending budgets for each.

  • Provide automation technical expertise and project delivery services to plant and corporate personnel.

  • Function as a change agent in the implementation of new technology and systems.

  • Full adoption of Altium's Guiding Principles, demonstrating said adoption throughout day-to-day activities and decision making.

Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering highly preferred

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in one or more of the following fields:

    • Manufacturing engineering using automation to drive out waste and improve efficiency

    • Automation systems integration

    • Control systems engineering

    • Applications engineering for an automation equipment supplier

    • Packaging engineering



  • Open to experience in most any manufacturing environment but packaging and more specifically blow molding or injection molding industries are a plus

  • Demonstrated experience leading automation projects in a manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to correctly prioritize tasks

  • Travel between 20-70% monthly

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience in team building skills

  • Innate ability to develop willing followers and lead others by influence

  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of Microsoft Project scheduling software

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office programs and minor AutoCAD use

We Believe in Rewarding our Most Important Resource - Our People!

We show our commitment to Total Rewards by providing a competitive, comprehensive benefits package. In addition to medical, dental and vision plans, company holidays and vacation days, tuition reimbursement, learning and training opportunities, bonus potential, and a 401(k) plan with company contributions, Altium Packaging locations offer rewards and recognition programs and opportunities to make a difference in the community.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Take your career to the next level at Altium Packaging!