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Process Chemical Specialist

Company:  Ball Corporation

La Selva del Camp, T, ES, 43470 Wakefield, GB, WF2 0XE Milton Keynes, GB, MK15 0DA Bierne, FR, 59380 Lublin, PL, 20-277 Cabanillas del Campo, GU, ES, 19171 Ludesch, 8, AT, 6713 Nogara, VR, IT, 37054 Fredericia, DK, 7000 Dýšina, CZ, 33002 Gelsenkirchen, NW, DE, 45891 Numminen, FI, 4660 Widnau, St. Gallen, CH, 9443 Belgrade, RS, 11080 Malmö, SE, 20039 Waterford, Munster, IE, X91 V62N

Date:  09-Sep-2022
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  17830

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?

Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.

We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. From infinitely recyclable aluminium tins, cups and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.

Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.

We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.



Position overview:


Working as part of a team of Process experts, the role will have responsibility predominantly for New Build, New Line and Line Conversion start- up performance in washer, RO  and WWT areas.  He/she will has their own process area of responsibility based on their prior experience and role within the team.   Responsibility will predominantly be driven by achieving  Efficiency, Spoilage and environmental compliance  in the first instance, with secondary responsibility for other KPIs such as Material usages, Production Supplies, utilities usage optimizations as appropriate to the area of expertise. 

NOTE: There will potentially be periods of Shift working and 10 days on 4 days off working pending performance at start-up and location of site.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Efficiency and Spoilage for all New Build, New Line and Line Conversions start-ups as per the agreed start-up curves
  • Responsibility on FE area leading the overall start-up performance .
  • Training of site personnel in Process understanding and performance as required
  • Emergency Breakdown support
  • Size Conversion support
  • Identification of Best Practice opportunities


Experience required

  • Chemical degree &/or Minimum 5yrs experience as CPO/CPM in Can Manufacturing
  • Training/ teaching qualification to minimum Train The Trainer
  • Has used basic Problem Solving techniques and the basics of Lean
  • Worked in cross-cultural teams
  • Strong knowledge of the full Can making process
  • Subject expert in at least one specific area
  • Ability to transfer Can making process knowledge to others
  • Analytical skills that can analyse data and facilitate problem solving using this data
  • Has the ability to use data to make informed decisions
  • Good computer literacy to aid data analysis and for the writing of reports
  • Proficient in English
  • Willingness to travel 80-100% of the time



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

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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