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Laboratory Analytical Technician

Company:  Ball Corporation

Kettering, ENG, GB

Date:  10 Feb 2024
Job Category:  Quality/ Continuous Improvement
Req ID:  30838

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!

Position overview:


This Role supports Customer Quality, Quality & Engineering Groups, Manufacturing Operations in the investigation of Customer complaints, Production issues, Customer product testing and customer qualification of new manufacturing plants and new materials. The role also involves assisting Group Coatings with qualification of New materials which includes current projects and the implementation of long term projects for CTS and Customer qualifications.


Key responsibilities include:


•    Testing new products from customers for compatibility with our packaging to enable shelf-life determination
•    Investigative analysis and reporting of consumer complaints
•    Failure analysis and reporting
•    Evaluation of new materials for coating of cans and ends
•    Analysis and reporting to support development projects within the sector
•    Maintenance of  a safe working environment within the laboratory and to comply with the safety guidelines set out
•    Development of test methods for specific tests
•    Supporting global engineering group projects / trials 


Knowledge and experience required:


•    Degree in Chemical Science 

•    Formal Laboratory experience (including report writing)

•    Theoretical and practical experience gained through degree

•    Any experience with laboratory analytical equipment such as ICP-OES, IC & IC Titration, EIS,  FT-IR and SEM/EDX

•    Any experience with Electrochemical analysis

•    Fluent in English

















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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