Technical Manager

Recruiter
Caged Tigers
Location
Ayr Central
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A wonderful opportunity exists for an experienced approvals/EMC engineer or Senior engineer to move to the next level. Our client is a leading international provider of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), electrical safety and radio approvals services. Applications are invited for the position of Technical Manager based at one of our state-of-the-art laboratories in Scotland to manage all technical aspects of the laboratory’s activities. The successful candidate will hold an MSc/MEng/MPhys or equivalent year of experience, with at least 5 years’ experience in a technically responsible position within an EMC/RF testing or product development environment. Often called upon to advise the Laboratory Business Manager on technical issues, (s)he will be familiar with and operate in accordance with the requirements of ISO17025. Other responsibilities will include maintaining familiarity with the standards to which both accredited and non-accredited measurements are performed within the laboratory as well as maintaining a knowledge of developments within the relevant areas of testing. The laboratory has a comprehensive technical development plan and a key role will be to manage all technical developments while also managing calibration, validation/verification work and technical audits of the testing personnel. There will be occasional travel to customer meetings and other locations in the UK. There is also the opportunity to contribute to our delivery of CPD training courses. The successful candidate will be able to evidence excellent personal organisation and time management skills; a demonstrable proactive approach; a track-record of project management and ownership (senior engineer); a willingness to progress in both the Institute of Leadership & Management scheme and to gain Chartered Engineer status. In return, the post attracts: Competitive salary Contributory DC pension Profit Related Pay based on development objectives Full training An impressive array of employee benefits ILM/CEng opportunities Pleasant working location. This is a superb opportunity for candidates with good written and verbal communication skills to join a highly technically experienced, close knit, yet growing team and to become fully involved in a successful company with an unparalleled reputation and track record for delivery.