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POSITION TITLE: Technical Manager
REPORTING TO: Technical Director
LOCATION: Neenah, WI
Bemis Company is a publicly-held (NYSE: BMS) multinational manufacturer of flexible packaging and pressure-sensitive materials headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin. Founded in 1858, the company is included in the S&P 500 index of stocks and reported 2011 net sales of $5.3 billion. The company is the largest flexible packaging manufacturer in North and South America, with a growing presence in Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Bemis is also one of the top three producers of pressure sensitive materials in the world. Bemis employs over 20,000 people throughout North America, Europe, South America and Asia Pacific. The company has a strong record of growth through both core business development and acquisition. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, Bemis operates 81 manufacturing facilities in 13 countries around the world.
Technology & Markets
Material science is the foundation of Bemis Company's competitive advantage. The flexible packaging business segment has a strong technical base in polymer chemistry, film extrusion, coating and laminating, printing, and converting. Bemis operates under a decentralized business model with business units organized around core technologies or specific markets. Pressure sensitive materials applications include label products, graphics and technical products. The largest market for the company's products is the food industry, which accounts for approximately 70 percent of sales. Other markets include medical device, chemicals, personal care, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals, printing and graphic arts, and a variety of other industrial end uses. Bemis holds the leadership position in most markets it serves, and its world class customer list includes such global food and consumer products companies as Kimberly-Clark, General Mills, Kraft, Hershey, Procter and Gamble, Nestle, Frito-Lay, Johnson & Johnson, and Medtronic.
SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To serve as the lead technical resource within an assigned business segment of Bemis Performance Packaging; act as a technical liaison within BPP, our customers and our suppliers; establish, maintain and coordinate projects related to the development, evaluation and commercial application of BPP technologies; and assign projects and manage technical resources responsible for conducting daily development and commercial support activities. Works with all BPP plants and personnel throughout the division as well as direct involvement with suppliers, sales and marketing representatives and customers related to technology development, evaluation and commercial application.
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS REQUIRED:
Work is conducted almost entirely in an office environment. Travel (sometimes overnight or for an extended period) to other sites and supplier facilities may be required.
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