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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.
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
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.
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!