Technical Manager

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Technical Manager

Technical Manager

  • Location:

    Rochdale

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing and Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Jenny Millar

  • Contact email:

    jobs@fjal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0161 826 8533

  • Job ref:

    787679

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

This highly regarded manufacturing business with operations throughout the world has seen significant growth over the years. With a number of sites in the region, they have a long and established history here in Greater Manchester. Manufacturing high grade products for the defence, aerospace, food and beverage and packaging industries they have led the way in innovation and technology.

With significant investment being made across the company they are now looking to expand their Technical Textiles Team with specific focus on fire retardant, fire stopping and thermal materials.
  
Duties

  • Co-ordinating laboratory testing to meet customer requirements in compliance with ISO standards.

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

  • Arranging 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 developments.

  • Awareness of competition and evaluation of competitions products.

  • Ensuring company is up to date with patents and trademark renewals and the overseeing 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?

  • 37.5 hours per week (days)

  • 33 days holiday

  • Death in Service (2 x salary)

  • Healthcare Scheme

  • Pension Contributions

  • Free parking

  
The opportunity to join a market leading manufacturing company.  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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