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Technical Director

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Leicester
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 + benefits
Application date: 4th Apr 2019

A global manufacturer of precision components is currently recruiting a Technical Director. Reporting to the General Manager you will run the engineering & quality department to improve manufacturing processes, procedures and workflows and the successful candidate will have experience working in a fast paced manufacturing & engineering environment.

The Role

Reporting to the General Manager, the Technical Director will be responsible for

Creating and present performance reports to the General Manager, Operations Director and Financial Director.
Make sure the company complies with SOX rules.
Keep close contact with Customers – Engineering and Quality – evaluating their needs and scores.
Periodically evaluates product portfolio information to understand methods for manufacturing.
Evaluate existing manufacturing processes, procedures and engineering specs and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from changes and improvements to help the company meet budgetary goals as well as performance targets.
Develop standardized design criteria across all product lines.
Develop new solutions to existing manufacturing problems.
Track inventory for manufacturing batches subjected to internal Material Review Report – Non Conformances as well as those related to Customers Complaints.
Overseeing day-to-day activities in the facility.
Follow safety programs and ensure compliance with all safety policies and standards.
Monitor staff employees activities, provide guidance and training where needed.
Keep track of staffing requirements and hire new talent as needed to correspond with specific duties and skill sets.
Encourage a positive work environment and behavior for all employees.
Ensure accreditation and all processes remain compliant with accreditation bodies and governmental regulations.
Ability to understand precision technical plans, blueprints and drawings

The Candidate

Candidates must be degree qualified in an Engineering discipline with significant experience in a fast-paced manufacturing operations environment. Knowledge of Design and Quality control experience in product manufacturing are essential.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of production processes, costs, and maximizing efficient manufacture of goods, including machine tools and maintenance.

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