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Regional Buyer Lead

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Location: Ann Arbor, MI

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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.

To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor, visit www.amcor.com I LinkedIn I GlassdoorFacebook I Twitter I YouTube

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 here. 

*with existing technologies including chemical recycling

Amcor Rigid Packaging

Regional Buyer Lead

Ann Arbor, MI

Position Summary:

Manage a team of 4- 6 procurement buyers to achieve procurement operations excellence goals. Enhance the total Procurement value sourced from the Category’s supply base by driving standardization, consolidation, optimization and product substitution tactics across key procurement categories. Negotiate contracts and achieve cost savings from vendors in key indirect categories. Strive for elevated level of Procure to Pay (P2P) and Procurement performance to move into a progressively advanced procurement position. Manage and drive supplier performance and continuous improvement programs with plant and Category leaders. Manage relationships with plant stakeholders to implement P2P and Procurement strategies, while aligning with operational strategic plans. Deliver P2P sustainable business value including supply assurance, cost, quality, service and innovation to meet business needs.


Strategy and operational excellence

Negotiations and compliance monitoring

Relationship Management

Project management

Data analysis, process and systems improvement

Financial Planning and Reporting

Personnel management



Company Leadership Framework Competencies

Core Competencies:

3-5 Applicable ALF Competencies:




25 - 30% travel, mainly in the US

ADA Requirements:

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

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills and/or abilities.

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.




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