Technical Services Manager

Pemberton Leisure Homes Ltd
Wigan, UK
31 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
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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