Technical and Product Support Manager

Forterra Building Products Ltd
Swadlincote, UK
12 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an extensive network of 18 manufacturing facilities in the UK, employing approximately 1,900 people.

We are a leading manufacturer of a diverse and trusted range of concrete and clay building products used extensively within the construction sector, with instantly recognisable brands such as Thermalite blocks, London Brick, Ecostock, Cradley, Formpave and Jetfloor, Bison Precast.

Forterra represents exactly what we do and have always done. Our purpose is to manufacture products that are the essential to the nation's construction sector, helping our customers build with ease and confidence. Moreover, we continue to lead our industry in terms of standards and safety.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team in the position of Technical and Product Support Manager at Measham.

The Role

As part of the technical services team provide product and technical support to customers for brick, aggregate block, Thermalite block and cladding systems. Technical support will generally be office based, though occasional site visits may be required. Support will involve providing information on the correct product specification and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. Other aspects of the role include resolution of complaints, calculating material quantities, producing schedules / quotations and creating CAD drawings.

The Candidate

·A strong background in masonry building products with a focus on aggregate and/or aircrete blocks.

·A relevant qualification in a construction or design discipline

·Previous experience working for a building materials manufacturer or in another technical/construction design role

·An understanding of building materials, general building design, construction and detailing in respect of brick and block and their use in a broad range of building and construction types

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