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Technical Manager - Plastic Sector - Northampton - Permanent

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This is a great opportunity for an experienced technical manager working for a successful plastic injection and rubber moulding manufacturer who supply products on a tier 1 & tier 2 basis. The technical manager will primarily be leading the shopfloor staff, resolving tooling queries and helping promote a leaner manufacturing environment. The company are based in Northampton and have a good local reputation.

We are looking for the following for the technical manager role:

  • Experience at this level before for a plastics or rubber company managing skilled staff which includes introducing lean methodologies
  • Reviewing tool designs/feasibility and managing external local toolmakers on lead in time and cost
  • A background in plastic tooling to have the necessary gravitas to work with the current staff and external clients
  • Relevant engineering education and qualifications

The company are going through a very positive time of growth which has developed their most profitable revenue stream in the automotive market. This technical manager position is a major acquisition for the company and will spearhead the commitment to the clients they have bought on board. They can offer the following for this technical manager role:

  • Market leading salary (this is to be discussed at telephone screening stage)
  • Benefits
  • Career progression opportunities

The company offer a 2 stage recruitment process following an initial interview (face to face or Skype) with Jonathan Lee Recruitment. At present, we are preparing the shortlist of candidates to be interviewed; if this technical manager opportunity is something that interests you and you wish to have a more formal discussion, please get in touch with Gareth Simpson of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.