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Technical Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
Application date: 19th Jul 2019

My client is a niche plastic injection and rubber moulding manufacturer with an enviable reputation in their market. Supplying quality products on a tier one basis, they work with global customers through the General Manufacturing and Automotive market. The appointment of a high calibre Technical Manager is fundamental to the growth of the business, as someone who can offer true leadership capabilities as well as the technical expertise needed.

Your duties & responsibilities will include the following:

Demonstrating first class leadership by managing and developing people within the technical team
Creating and developing innovative new product designs
Improve the reliability and performance of tooling through planned and reactive maintenance programmes
To support other areas of the business such as Quality, using efficient problem-solving techniques that address customer concerns in a timely manner
Assisting Production with process and operational challenges to ensure the business meets customer demand
Closely work with Sales team to support key technical requirements
You will support continuous improvement initiatives to drive efficiency through the business

We are looking for the following:

An innovative Technical Manager with strong plastic injection moulding experience
A leader, someone who can demonstrate effective management and development of people
You’ll be a critical thinker, able to proactively achieve results
A thorough understanding of modern production processes and associated machine tools and materials that will deliver the most effective and efficient means of manufacture
Excellent communication skills; able to influence people from shop floor to boardroom level
High level of commercial acumen, which is imperative when customer facing
Ideally degree qualified

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business with an already sterling reputation in the markets they’re in. If you’re someone who can confidently lead a team of 6-7 people, whilst setting a solid structure and process, then this could be the job for you. A business with a great culture that encourages creativity and innovative thinking.

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