Technical Manager

Location Cheshire
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££40k - 50k per year
Contact name: Jack Parker

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Job ref: 5779
Published: 19 days ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Manager to join a leading polymer material supplier, at their site based in Cheshire. As a Technical Manager, you will oversee the technical department function, managing NPD projects, product improvement projects, training and technical support activities.

To be considered for this role, you will hold a degree in a relevant field i.e. Chemistry, with 5 years’ experience in the development of polymeric materials, i.e. plastics, coatings, adhesives. Previous direct management experience would be desirable, however not essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead new product development projects, delegating tasks across the department and ensuring smooth running from start to finish
  • Work closely with customers, suppliers and relevant bodies to carry out material trials and ensure upkeep of various accreditations
  • Manage the quality control function, ensuring testing of finished products and raw materials are done in line with existing processes, and streamlining these where required

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Hold a degree in a relevant field, i.e. Chemistry, Materials Science, Polymer Science etc.
  • 5+ years’ experience in developing polymeric products (plastics, coatings, adhesives etc.)
  • Strong communicator who is able to effectively communicate with all departments across the business