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Materials Coordinator/Planner at Amcor

Materials Coordinator/Planner

Amcor Brampton, Ontario Full-Time
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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.

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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 [ Link removed ]  

*with existing technologies including chemical recycling

Position Overview:

Continuously improve the facility’s production planning, inventory control, customer service, and logistics.  Provide support to the Production, Maintenance, and Warehouse Departments in order to provide high quality containers in greater numbers at a superior level of service to the customer.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Respect Amcor Rigid Packaging’s primary focus, that is to ensure the Safety of the employees.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and arrange in-bound and out-bound freight for raw materials, finished goods, and other good movements (such as molds, and tooling).  Serve as primary point of contact for distribution activities.  Follows company rate routing guidelines to minimize freight expenses of outbound loads.
  • Completes required reports and data analysis to help facilitate plant operation in a cost effective manner.  Assists Supply Chain Operations Manager in reviewing opportunities to reduce plant costs and improve plant operations.
  • Performs production planning on a daily basis and monthly scheduling to maximize equipment efficiencies.
  • Enter sales orders and subsequent changes to guarantee the delivery of customer requirements.
  • In accordance with company policy, purchase the raw materials needed by the production department to manufacture quality containers efficiently.
  • Communicate directly with customers to satisfy product and delivery needs information or planning requirements, and materials specifications.
  • Supervise and assist with inventory control through cycle counting, production scheduling, and warehousing.
  • Assists and performs regular maintenance on the manufacturing database to provide optimum use and accurate reporting.
  • Direct oversight of incoming raw materials and in check process.  Provides training to materials and warehouse departments.  Responsibilities include compliance of all company policies including continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Education Required:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; combined experience may be considered.
  • Experience Required:  Minimum of three years’ experience in a materials position preferably in plastics manufacturing.  Knowledge of raw materials and inventory in plastics environment.
  • Proficient in the application of the English language.
  • Able to write reports, business correspondence, and/or procedure manuals.
  • Able to effectively present information and to respond to questions from managers and customers.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Required to exhibit strong computer skills, with experience in Excel, Word, Power Point, and email applications
  • Working knowledge of SAP a definite asset
  • Must possess and demonstrate all the necessary skills required for the position.



Amcor Leadership Framework Competencies

Core Competencies:

  • Drives Vision & Purpose
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Set Priorities & Drives Results
  • Customer Focus
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Attracts & Develops Talent
  • Engages People & Teams




  • Plant leadership
  • Amcor co-workers
  • External customers

Physical Requirements

☒Normal Vision

☐Distant Vision

☐Near Vision

☒Hearing/ Listening

☒ Sitting


☒Hand/Finger Dexterity

☒ Walking







☐Lifting (amount 50+ pounds)

☐Carrying (amount 50+ pounds)

☐Driving- Forklift

☐Lifting (amount < 50 pounds)

☐Carrying (amount < 50 pounds)

☐Driving – Automobile/truck/van

Work Environment:     Office Environment

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. Accommodations are available on request, for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.




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