Technical Manager

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Technical Manager

  • Location:

    Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing and Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jenny Millar

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 826 8533

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    30 May 00:00

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a niche and growing market for a Technical Manager.

Our Client, a well established manufacturing Company based in the Lancashire area.

Summary of Role:

To manage product and process development activities to Company R&D / Marketing objectives. To co-ordinate laboratory testing resources to meet customer requirements in compliance with ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001 and other customer specific standards.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Advising customers on choice of fabrics, specification enquiries, and properties.

  • Co-ordinating 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.

  • Issuing 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.

  • Evaluation of cheaper alternative raw materials or work processes.

  • Co-ordinating testing and trials of new products and processes which become available, and keeping up to date with marketplace

  • Awareness of competition and evaluation of competitions products.

  • Ensuring company is up to date with patents and trademark renewals and the over seeing of any new ones.

  • Arranging and supervising external testing as and when required.

  • Assist with analyses, specifications, test methods and release queries in the laboratory

What is on Offer?

  • 37.50 hours per week

  • 33 days holiday

  • Death in Service 2 x salary

  • Healthcare Scheme

  • 3% employer contribution to pension

 If you are looking for a fantastic Technical Manager opportunity and want to work for a forward-thinking Company with excellent Company benefits then click on the ‘apply now’ button.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not always able to reply to all applications. If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, then please accept that your application has been unsuccessful for the role we currently have advertised.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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