Technical Manager

Recruiter
Omega Resource Group
Location
Gloucestershire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1235710112
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Main Duties & Responsibilities:

*Accountable for applying technical skills to ensure product quality meets customer expectations and our specifications consistently; reducing quality failures from the technical perspective.
*Assisting in the management and improvement of the technical department's quality control responsibilities - i.e. quality control of raw material, in process items and finished products testing and day to day trouble shooting on matters of a technical nature.
*Accountable for maintaining and improving process controls, assisting in controlling and reducing waste.
*Working with others to find ways of utilising held items and where necessary the raising and management of scrap requests.
*Raising and maintaining technical specifications and the administration of these documents.
*Participating in investigations of a technical nature on production machinery.
*Dealing with the technical aspects of customer complaints - i.e. investigating the validity of complaints; liaising with customer's and internal departments; raising and progressing corrective actions; written reports suitable for both internal and external use.
*Providing technical support to the sales department.
*Evaluation of raw material and customer supplied samples.
*Product development, including involvement in the design, in assessing the suitability of substitute raw materials and new raw materials.
*Raising and overseeing trial production runs and following up by reporting of the outcomes.
*Responsible for investigating product failures, deciding courses of action to be taken with failed material - e.g. seek concession, rework, re-assign use or scrap. Raise corrective action if appropriate.
*From a technical standpoint, involvement in audits from customers, suppliers and other recognised bodies.
*Attending customers and suppliers as and when required. This will include staying away on occasions and overseas travel.

Key Attributes:

*Experience in a supervisory role with strong managerial people skills, able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines.
*Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and change.
*Clear communication skills, oral & written, computer literate and good report writing skills.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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