R&D Project Engineer Product Development, AMP-E (m/f/d)


Bonn, DE, 53117 Deeside, Wales, GB, CH5 2LB Valdemorillo, MADRID, ES, 28210 Haßloch, DE, 67454 Weißenthurm, DE, 56575 Enzesfeld-Lindabrunn, AT, 2551 Hermsdorf, DE, 39326 Braunschweig, DE, 38114 Oss, NL, 5349 AD Chester, ENG, GB, CH1 2BQ La Ciotat, FR, 13600 Radomsko, PL, 97-500 Rugby, ENG, GB, CV21 1RN

Job ID:  54852
Reisetätigkeit:  25 - 50%
Vertragsart:  Mitarbeiter
Job Kategorie:  Forschung und Entwicklung



R&D Project Engineer Product Development, AMP-E (m/f/d)

in any Ardagh Metal location


Role Description:
Manage R&D product & process development projects and provide technical support for the European manufacturing operations as part of a dedicated and highly motivated, international team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing fundamental process expertise for metal forming technologies 
  • Developing metal forming tooling and processes for existing and new products in cooperation with manufacturing and design engineers 
  • Applying project management tools and documentation for global cross functional collaboration 
  • Creating and establishing innovations including product specifications and IP
  • Conducting analysis of product performance and packaging integrity
  • Delivering the most realistic predictions of products and processes using latest software packages
  • Generating/ executing detailed process analysis in both test- field and production environment.
  • Establishing basis for light weighting program through calculations, trials and analysis
  • Managing multiple R&D projects and feasibility studies including budget, schedule and resources



  • University degree in mechanical engineering or similar / equivalent area 
  • Five+ years of experience within metal forming manufacturing processes for can making
  • Ability to work independently guided by strategic directives
  • Analytical mindset providing fundamental support during trouble shooting
  • Experience in working with intercultural engineering and business teams
  • Fluency in English is a must, other European languages are beneficial 
  • Enjoy working as member of an international cross- country team
  • Highly- developed problem solving and presentation skills

What we offer:

  • A technical and management wise excellent global work environment. 
  • Opportunities to further extend personal strengths.
  • A state-of-the-art work environment including computers, phones, cars, in house laboratory and test field.
  • A multi-cultural organization built on competence and strength including all key elements for driving the business.
  • An open communication network which encourages a natural drive to excellence.

About Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 20,000 people with revenues of almost $10 billion. Today we have a presence across Europe, Africa and the Americas.


  • Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favourite beverages from?
  • Did you know we produce metal and glass packaging which are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • Did you know we produce more than 160 million containers per day?


Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and have a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact whilst remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated.

Here at Ardagh, we offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team, you’ll enjoy the journey!

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