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Technical Manager

  • Location

    Christchurch

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Highly competitive - Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Fraser Nibbs

  • Contact email:

    fraser.nibbs@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    07947 342669

  • Job ref:

    58469

This rapidly expanding manufacturer of hi spec injection moulded products are looking to recruit a Technical Manager to join the Senior Management team. The Technical Manager will have a good understanding of injection moulding processes, preferably within a personal care or medical device capacity. This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join a growing, innovative business.

The Technical Manager will:

      Analyse existing moulds and processes. Make recommendations for corrections to improve customer satisfaction, cycle times, cavitation and increase life of the moulds and equipment.

Responsible for continuous improvement projects within the plant. Working with plant staff to identify improvements, develop actions to address, track finances of project and supply completion documentation.

Works with plant staff to determine processing and automation needs of the facility and provide alternatives for continuous improvement in the plant operations.

Ensures manufacturing documentation is accurate and properly distributed and filed during the project and through the manufacturing life of the product.

Recommends designs for special equipment and assists production with product and process research and development programs.

Review and approve tooling, automation, and secondary equipment, along with factory acceptance test requirements and protocols. Actively provide technical assistance to the Sales Department

To lead and facilitate design specification, purchase , installation and qualification of mould tools, moulding machines, ancillary equipment, and service requirements for their installation

Assists quality to troubleshoot quality problems with the mould and process to identify root causes for out of specification parts and performs necessary repairs to ensure parts made are within quality specifications.

Creates positive customer relationships through results of sampling and solutions to production problems.

The Technical Manager will be:

      An innovative Technical Manager with strong plastic injection moulding & medical/pharma experience.

A leader, someone who can demonstrate effective management and development of people

A thorough understanding of modern production processes and associated machine tools and materials that will deliver the most effective and efficient means of manufacture

Excellent communication skills; able to influence people from shop floor to boardroom level

High level of commercial acumen, which is imperative when customer facing

If this sounds like your next challenge, please forward your CV to fraser.nibbs@jonlee.co.uk

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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