R&D Development Engineer

Date: May 10, 2024

Location: Mezzovico, TI, CH, 6805

Company: Aptar Group



Job Opportunity – R&D Development Engineer


Who we are

At Aptar, we use insights, design, engineering and science to create innovative

packaging technologies that build brand value for our customers, and, in turn, make a

meaningful difference in the lives, looks, health and homes of people around the world.

Every day, Aptar creates “a-ha moments” for its customers and their consumers and

patients by continually bringing innovations to market that convert non-dispensing

packaging into breakthrough product-dispensing systems, including those that give

people more effective ways to put on their favourite fragrance, kids the opportunity to

pour ketchup without making a mess and patients connected technologies that help

them more easily adhere to treatment.

We have manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and South America and

over 14,000 dedicated employees in some 20 countries.


You should work here because we

  • Attract and develop high performing people.
  • Promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • Allow for failure by allowing people to make mistakes through an open and

trusting environment.

  • Invest in the development of employees through local, regional and global career opportunities.
  • Contribute to the communities where we reside.


What’s new with Aptar


We have an exciting position open in Aptar Mezzovico: R&D Development Engineer, reporting to Head of R&D Technical Office. This position will be based in Mezzovico and will be in charge of technical activities supporting R&D developments, projects and prototyping molds.


This is how your journey begins

Molding duties:

  • You will lead R&D molding trials at the suppliers and manage the related documentation
  • You will manage the R&D stock and purchase the resins/materials needed for mold trials


Prototyping duties:

    • You will design and be in charge of the realization of R&D molds, assembly tools and control instruments
  •    You will prepare prototypes and mock-ups which represents new products or modifications of the current ones
  •    You will be responsible of the good functionality of pilot molds, keeping them updated and in good conditions
  •    You will support R&D Lab. and Quality department with the preparation of test's instruments, jigs and specific products


Development duties:

  • You will support Continuous Improvement activities, Change Controls and R&D projects
  • You will conduct technical studies, simulations & statistical data analysis and propose product modifications and improvements related to the product



What you will bring on the journey

  • Education: degree in engineering or an established technical competence in plastic inj. moulding engineering and mechanical construction
  • Excellent technical understanding in moulding and assembly engineering
  • Plastic packaging molding/assembly knowledge
  • Knowledge of CAD and preferably FEA systems
  • Fluent English written and spoken
  • Teamwork ability and be able to work independently

What we offer

  • An exciting, diverse and value based working environment
  • Corporate university programs offering personal development and training opportunities.
  • Competitive base salary and performance-based bonus plan.
  • Contribute to the communities where we reside.

Be You. Be Aptar

Aptar is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that a diverse workforce is key to

our success. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age,

sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.