Technical Manager

Mason James Appointments Limited
From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + car allowance + bupa
14 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Technical Manager Our chosen business partner are specialists in precision rubber engineering. They are specialists in the manufacture and supply rubber extrusions, mouldings, and other products. Key Responsibilities; • Management of technical team including personal development through goal based performance reviews. • Ensure accurate specification of all potential new (bespoke) products in response to customer enquiries. • Provide customer technical support including site visits and joint development activities. • Work with production to ensure all new products fit within the companies capabilities. • Deliver system for continuous improvement in products and production processes. • Identify potential new manufacturing capabilities that could contribute to company growth. • Support company expansion by working with business to identify and develop new products, applications and markets. • Management of quality control procedures on intermediate and finished goods. • Non-compliance investigation, reporting and implementation of corrective actions. • Management of the Quality Management System Key Requirements; • Degree or equivalent in manufacturing, process improvement, chemistry, material science or engineering field. • Minimum 5 years experience in a development or process improvement role within a similar manufacturing environment. • Minimum 2 years experience managing or supervising small team. • Minimum 2 years experience providing customer support related to the creation and use of new products including travel as needed. • Experience with rubber or polymer formulation or processing. • Use of 3D CAD drawing package. • Able to use standard computer packages. • Excellent leadership and communication skills. Desirable Skills and Experience • Project management experience. • Lean Manufacturing or similar. • Experience working in SAP, WINMAN or similar system. • Experience working with lamination or composite materials. This job was originally posted as