Research, Development and Innovation Engineer Job at Berry Global, inc – in Ayrshire
The bpi division sits within the Engineered Materials Division of Berry Global Inc. a US listed company with an annual turnover of around $13bn and over 40,000 employees.
The bpi division has manufacturing sites across the UK, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Poland and Romania.
The successful candidate will have recently graduated with a Chemistry Degree or alternatively, a Graduate with 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role.
Applicants must have the communication, technical and organisational skills to win the confidence and respect of both site teams.
Reporting to the Innovations Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for fulfilling the technical requirements for both our Ardeer and Greenock sites. The main responsibilities are:
Provide a vital link between sales and production by technically approving new and existing product specifications
Assist in monitoring new customer trials, both during production testing and on occasion at the end user
Optimisation of the use of recycled materials for a variety of product types
Research and develop blend formulations for material cost savings and product enhancement
Conduct on-going testing and perform statistical analysis on physical properties to ensure product specifications are met
Collect, analyse and interpret data to identify areas for improvement
Regular contact with suppliers to stay up to date with leading material technology
Supervise the implementation of new polymer grades/alternative materials
Support quality control to ensure that QC documents match the desired film specification
Provide technical support at customer sites when required and follow through changes/improvements for future production
Monitor and improve output, scrap and downtime on designated units
Support and advise best practice for production team working with various polymers and additives
Contribute to the quality investigation process and implement corrective actions for quality related issues on designated units
Company: Berry Global, inc –
Company Location: Ayrshire