Technical Manager (Plastic Injection Moulding)

Recruiter
Questech Recruitment Ltd
Location
Bradford
Salary
£50000/annum £50,000 / annum
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for an experienced Technical Manager to work for a Plastic Injection Moulding manufacturing organisation located in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

THE DUTIES:
* The Technical Manager will develop new products and improve existing products in support the sales and marketing objectives of the company.

* Activities will include working with additive suppliers to identify and acquire additives of interest for our products, planning and conducting product formulation trials in the lab and with production equipment, evaluating products in the laboratory and reporting the results.

* Work to development and improvement of processes used to separate and recover plastics from complex waste streams. Activities will include planning and conducting processing trials and reporting the results.

* Work with the Sales teams to support efforts to reach new markets and maintain existing customers. Such efforts include achieving and maintaining UL recognition, qualifying products with new customers, and troubleshooting product failures.

* Participate in the ongoing development of lab testing capabilities. Activities will include the development of new test methods, the coordination of round-robin testing and the selection and installation of new laboratory equipment.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPEREINCES:
* BS or MS degree in engineering (polymer, chemical, mechanical or materials) or chemistry.
* 2-5 years industrial experience in a technical field (0-5 years with an MS degree)
* Excellent analytical and communications (written and oral) skills.
* Experience of working in the injection moulding. plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, recycling or mining industries.

THE PACKAGE:
You Will be paid a basic salary of £50,000 (plus outstanding benefits)