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Technical Director

Recruiter: 1492 Search
Location: Glasgow
Salary: Highly competitive
Application date: 16th Oct 2020

This role requires an individual who is both an engineer and a scientist, hence the technologist tag. It requires someone that loves innovation but that has the commercial acumen to understand how that innovation impacts customers and profit.

This is an automation business that sells their equipment and services to manufacturers on a global basis. Their machinery is not just materials handling but performs a function that is essential to the integrity of the end product.

As Technical Director you will have complete responsibility for product development, incorporating the mechanical, electrical and controls/software aspect of the equipment but also the chemistry of the consumable elements.

It is expected that you will develop the future technology road-map and align the offering with industry 4.0, developing and bringing to market next generation products.

The Candidate
To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will need:

Master’s degree or above in chemistry, material science of physics
Experience in the development process of electro-mechanical products
Knowledge of the patent process/invention disclosure
Experience of polymer/adhesive chemistry
Candidates with the following would have an added advantage:
Qualifications in other engineering or science subjects
Languages skills
Previous experience of presenting at technical conferences

Salary & Package
Not only can they offer you an interesting and varied job role, but they are also offering a highly competitive salary to attract the best.

This business is a genuine market leader in their field. This role represents a great opportunity for someone to take a plant from good to great with the full responsibility and autonomy to do this.

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