Technical Manager

Recruiter
Randstad Business Support
Location
Swansea (Abertawe)
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As the Technical Manager, you will manage a small team of process engineers and quality technicians to deliver a varied range of plant, process, product and quality improvement projects. You will play a key part in formulating the technical strategy in conjunction with operations, sales, customers and the wider group.

Detailed responsibilities include:

* Shaping the company's strategy to maintain technical leadership and deliver safe and efficient growth through improved process performance and product quality.
* Investigating processes with a view to maximising process yield and throughput, minimising losses, reducing costs and improving product quality.
* Supporting the operations team with investigations into plant and process deficiencies and providing solutions as part of a team effort.
* Identifying and implementing new technological developments to improve plant performance.
* Initiating and managing external research projects to develop new products enhance understanding of existing products and promote products to customers.
* Responding to customer concerns and queries to resolve quality problems and drive continual improvement and maximum customer satisfaction.
* Supporting the sales department by providing technical input for industry conferences.

Your profile

* You should be educated to degree level within an engineering or scientific discipline.
* Have a proven track record of technical management within a complex manufacturing environment.
* Excellent people and project management skills
* A background in lean manufacturing, Six Sigma and quality management is essential.
* Ideally, you will have experience within an environment that works within TS16949 or AS9100.

The hours are office hours so 8-4/8:30-4:30/9-5.

* Bonus
* Pension
* Parking

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone

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