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Central Research and Development Specialist

Company:  Ball Corporation

Bellegarde sur Valserine, FR, 1201

Date:  22-Feb-2023
Job Category:  Product Development/Innovation
Req ID:  27154

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminium packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Primary purpose of the position: 


This position will perform the technical drawings to be proposed to the customers and also support the Research and Development leaders during the business case for innovation and technical quotations for new products. You will be coating technical expert who will support our customers and Ball Customer Technical Service for all the compatibility questions both for bottles and aerosols. Central Research and Development Specialist  will work with external resources to support the project enhancement and feasibility or pilot trials requirements. The role will proactively suggest strategic partnership needed with potential third party to achieve our vision of accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable aluminium products.


Key responsibilities include:


•    Manage and Develop the Research and Development lab in terms of technical capabilities and resources service
•    Work closely with the Industrialisation and COE teams to manage the development phase and communicate all necessary data for industrialisation stage
•    Support the Research and Development Director to work on the innovation opportunities during the Innovation Definition stage
•    Organize on regular basis a global benchmart of the competitor products
•    Manage the qualification stepsinternally (for the bottles)
•    Mantain relations with the PMO and all the Research and Development Engineers to update the progress of the projects
•    Manage the aerosols and bottles drawing database
•    Conduct technology and market intelligence to find more sustainable coating and processes  
•    Follow with the coating suppliers the regulation regarding the chemicals


Experience required:


•    Engineering or other Technical degree
•    Prior experience in the field of Research and Development Management, Technical Project Management or Technical Management and preferably in personal care, pharmaceutical or food/beverage packaging industries.
•    Prior experience in coating application and/or corrosion topics
•    Customers relationship.
•    Technical drawing

•    Fluent French and English language knowledge

Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.

When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 22,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminium cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe.

Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.

Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.

No agencies please.

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