IT Systems Specialist (Supporting Advanced Engineering)
Amcor - Manchester, MI

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POSITION: IT Systems Specialist (Supporting Advanced R&D / Engineering)
REPORTS TO: Sr. Manager, Advanced Engineering

LOCATION: Manchester, Michigan

Company Description:
Amcor is the world's largest publicly traded packaging company; a market and innovation leader adding value to the world’s most recognizable brands.
Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), our fiscal year 2012 revenues match companies in the top half of the U.S. Fortune 500.
We are a global leader in rigid plastic packaging, the #1 supplier of flexibles in the Global Healthcare, European Food and Asia Pacific Markets, the #1 supplier of metal and glass packaging in Australia.
We operate in over 40 countries and employ 33,000+ associates.
With corporate offices in Australia, the United States, Europe, and Asia we offer a world of opportunities to motivated individuals interested in broadening their horizons.
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Position Summary
In this position the R&D, IT Specialist will play an enabling role in the use of technology to accelerate innovation and commercialization of products through efficient use of CAE/CAD/PLM and Graphical Rendering software; This individual will also initiate and coordinate discussions related to high performance compute clusters with regard to harnessing the power spread across multiple processors, multiple cores and multiple threads across cores.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Tune, Optimize and troubleshoot High Performance Compute (HPC) clusters in a Windows environment.
Initiate and coordinate discussions related to choice of servers, processors, memory, disk space, graphics cards, compilers, OS and queuing, Job management software to optimize the performance of high end engineering applications in the CAE/CAD/PLM/Graphical Rendering areas.
Maintain and support existing infrastructure for CAD/PLM/CAE/CFD graphical rendering software systems.
Ensure that licenses for all PD related software products are current.
Maintain accurate documentation for servers, clients and supported applications
Experience in scripting / customization of CAD/CAE/PLM software and programming in a scientific environment would be a plus, as well as

Education and Experience Required
Bachelors degree or equivalent in Computer Science/Information systems, Engineering or related fields with 1‐3 years of experience (or Associate degree with 2‐3 years experience).
Knowledge of High performance Compute clusters in a Windows environment
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Good time management and organization skills
Self motivated and results oriented thought leader with a great deal of autonomy.

The IT Systems Specialist position is located in Amcor’s Manchester, MI facility; ranked one of the “Top 100 Best Places to Live” in 2011 by Money Magazine. In addition to being the home of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor offers a vibrant night life, summer activities for all ages, and top ranked schools.
# 1 Best College Sports Town, 2010 – Forbes
#2 “10 Great Cities for Raising Families” – Kiplinger
#2 “The 10 Most Educated U.S. Cities” – U.S. News and World Reports
#8 on the Best Places for New College Grads, 2012 – the Atlantic

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