Canstock Product Lead



United States, Alabama, Muscle Shoals

Remote Position: 


January 5th, 2023



Primary Purpose

The Canstock Product Lead will head the development of new products and processes and quality improvement for packaging products supplied from Muscle Shoals.


Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the product and process development to meet customer quality and performance requirements of packaging products (can bodystock, can endstock, food can etc).
  • Develop process and recovery improvements to improve quality, costs and efficiencies.
  • Actively collaborate with group R&D on process and product development related to above products.
  • Define and manage the execution of a portfolio of multi-disciplinary projects, reporting the results to the business unit senior management.


Leadership Competencies, Technical Skills Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, physical science, or related field required.
  • 10 or more years’ experience in a metallurgical engineering / rolling environment, preferably in the aluminum industry.
  • Competent in R&D (experimental methods, data analysis, experimental design).
  • Knowledge of the dynamics and methods of the packaging industry and in particular can making plants.
  • Innovative, with the ability to drive original solutions from idea to industrialization.
  • Contributor to a multicultural and multi-disciplinary team; showing an agile approach to innovation.
  • Able to collaborate effectively with customers, R&D laboratories and at all levels in the company.
  • Written and spoken English is essential, mastery of French or German would be a plus.



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.