Technical Services Manager

Recruiter
Pemberton Leisure Homes Ltd
Location
Wigan, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1152846467
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description
Pemberton Park and Leisure Homes Ltd is a successful manufacturer of quality Park homes and Leisure lodges and has been trading for over 70 years.

We are currently seeking a professional, experienced Technical Services Manager with an understanding of manufacturing and appreciation of design. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in improving product ranges through product/component supply choice. The successful candidate will be responsible for ;

The design and development of new products as well as the administration of existing ranges.

Overall/Dimensions :
  • Reporting directly to the Managing Director.
  • Experience of Managing a Technical Cad Dept preferably for a production company
  • Design and develop new products.
  • Contribute to the smooth running of the Technical office.
  • Responsible for providing concise technical information to the factory staff.
  • Excellent prospects for career progression.

Areas of Responsibility :
  • Creation and revision of production drawings and information.
  • Responsible for translation of design ideas into production engineering drawings.
  • Maintaining current information including Bills of Materials and Manufacturing documents.
  • Investigate production processes and improve efficiencies.
  • Assist in research and development
  • Understand and implement regulations that are related to the product range. This includes inspections.
  • Investigate and process customer requirements for the Sales department.
  • Improve efficiencies on the production line by design and product selection.
  • Reduce material cost in new and current products.
  • Perform duties as and when directed by the supervisor.

Key Internal Counterparts / lnterfaces :
  • R&D Team
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Production Manager
  • Line Managers

Attributes of the Role:
  • Good CAD skills both in 2D and 3D, preferably AutoCAD LT
  • Managing and meeting cost targets.
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers, translating technical information.
  • Participating in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the new product process.
  • Ensuring the successful integration of a new product to the production line.
  • Experience in manufacturing techniques and how to improve efficiencies on a production line.
  • Sufficient engineering capability and experience to create effective engineering solutions.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Good team working skills.
  • The ability to work with a low level of supervision and intervention.
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail.
  • MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • An understanding of Manufacturing systems, Bills of Materials and stock codes.
  • An understanding of Building Regulations and prefabricated buildings preferable but not essential.
  • The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element.
  • Experience of selecting suitable components and suppliers to reduce cost and improve quality.

Measures of Success :
  • Correct and concise drawings issued to the factory.
  • Level of materials saves from current product line and new designs.
  • Effectiveness of ideas on improving product design.
  • Effectiveness of ideas on improving production efficiency.
  • Progression of projects targeting new designs.

Compensation :

Salary is negotiable and depends on experience - £40,000 to £45,000

Job Type: Full-time

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