Technical Manager

Randstad Business Support
Swansea (Abertawe)
04 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
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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