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Technical Project Manager - Ink & Coating

Requisition ID:  1645

Wantage, GB, OX12 9BP

Functional Area:  Manufacturing
Experience Level:  Experienced professional
Type of Contract:  Permanent

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Eviosys designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions. Our customers are some of the world’s largest and most-respected companies.

About the role

We are looking for a Technical Project Manager to join our R&D group in Oxfordshire. You will be part of the Material Development team, reporting to the Programme Manager and will be responsible for creating and maintaining material specifications and managing qualifications for inks and coatings materials. The Material Development team, which this role belongs to, focus on managing R&D material projects to guarantee Eviosys operations and sourcing strategies on materials.

Key Responsibilities

Technical leadership of materials developments, specifications, and qualifications:

  • Key R&D contact for Inks and Coating qualifications.  
  • Nurture close collaboration with material suppliers.
  • Design and execute trials and testing plans to develop and qualify materials according to Eviosys protocols.
  • Attend material application and manufacturing trials.
  • Test samples, interpret data, write reports with clear conclusions and recommendations. 
  • Create and deliver internal and external presentations to update on project progress.
  • Liaise with the materials database manager to ensure all materials records are completed according to current protocols.
  • Write Material technical briefs for new developments and define technical specifications for commercially qualified products.
  • Develop new testing methods to analyse the performance of packaging materials 


Support on-going improvement in materials performance through hands-on technical support:

  • Provide support for failure investigations of materials. 
  • Liaise with the Packaging Performance team in support of the validation stage of material qualifications.
  • Attend to supplier and customer audits when required.
  • Support the EHS and continuous improvement programmes  
  • Work in multifunctional teams across Eviosys’ R&D groups. 


The role will involve some European travelling to attend trials and meetings to liaise with Eviosys Operations, Sourcing and Suppliers.

Key Skills


  • Degree ((BSc/BEng/MChem/MSci), Material Science or Engineering.
  • Practical experience in the Inks and Coatings industry. 
  • Knowledge Inks and Coatings, material properties, material test methods.
  • Understanding of Radiation and Conventional curing methods 
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills
  • Experience of working within a laboratory
  • Able to successfully manage multiple projects with competing demands on resources.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with all employees and external stakeholders at all levels


  • Experience working within a packaging industry, material development, inks and coating R&D environment.  
  • Knowledge of steel/tinplate/aluminium as substrates 

What Eviosys can offer you? 

  • the opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment
  • to be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance  
  • professional and personal development through training and work experiences 
  • strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees  

Join us and become part of an international team of professionals who are passionate about sustainable packaging.  

Equal opportunity 

Eviosys is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 

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