Technical Manager – Manufacturing & Distribution – Greater Manchester – Up to £45,000
About the Company
Our client is an established, privately owned Group of companies with an extensive track record in the research, development, manufacture and distribution of high-performance specialist materials and products for a diverse range of industrial requirements and markets worldwide.
Due to continued growth we are now looking to recruit an experienced Technical Manager for one of their Lancashire manufacturing sites.
As Technical Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for managing product and process development activities in line with company R&D / Marketing objectives. Co-ordinating laboratory testing resources to meet customer requirements and in compliance with ISO 9001:2000, ISO14001 and associated industry / customer specific standards.
Technical Manager – The Rewards
Salary up to £45,000
Benefits Package Technical Manager – Requirements
Graduate Calibre with a relevant qualification to either BEng, MSc or PhD level in either Materials Science, Chemistry or similar technical subject
Previous experience gained within a Laboratory / Test based environment would be highly desirable
Previous experience of Technical / Performance Textiles or Products within the Thermal Protection, Fire Retardancy, Fire Protection or Flame Resistance environments would be high beneficial and/or desirable Technical Manager – Responsibilities
Advise customers on choice of fabrics, specification enquiries, and properties
Co-ordinate internal and external non-conformances / complaints to ensure timely root cause analysis, corrective action and continuous improvement of manufacturing operations
Working with customers to develop new products and processes
Issue experimental / temporary manufacturing instructions and organising and maintaining records of all trials undertaken
Take a key role in the Contract Review process
Review and prepare capital expenditure proposals for new equipment and improvements to manufacturing facilities.
Provide data sheets, specifications, Health & Safety data sheets and other technical literature
Evaluate cheaper alternative raw materials or work processes
Co-ordinate testing and trials of new products and processes which become available and keep up to date with market developments
Maintain awareness of competition and evaluation of competitor products
Ensure company is up to date with patents and trademark renewals, overseeing new ones
Arrange and supervise external testing as and when required
Assist with analyses, specifications, test methods and release queries in the laboratory About Us
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Offerd Salary0- £15,000