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Technical Manager - Plastic Injection Moulding

  • Location

    Northamptonshire, England

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nima Mahmoudi

  • Contact email:

    nima.mahmoudi@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    70000

  • Salary low:

    60000

  • Job ref:

    51896

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-30

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Technical Manager - Plastic Injection Moulding
£60,000 - £70,000
General Manufacturing
Northampton

My client is a niche plastic injection and rubber moulding manufacturer with an enviable reputation in their market. Supplying quality products on a tier one basis, they work with global customers through the General Manufacturing and Automotive market. The appointment of a high calibre Technical Manager is fundamental to the growth of the business, as someone who can offer true leadership capabilities as well as the technical expertise needed.

Your duties & responsibilities will include the following:

  • Demonstrating first class leadership by managing and developing people within the technical team
  • Creating and developing innovative new product designs
  • Improve the reliability and performance of tooling through planned and reactive maintenance programmes
  • To support other areas of the business such as Quality, using efficient problem-solving techniques that address customer concerns in a timely manner
  • Assisting Production with process and operational challenges to ensure the business meets customer demand
  • Closely work with Sales team to support key technical requirements
  • You will support continuous improvement initiatives to drive efficiency through the business

We are looking for the following:

  • An innovative Technical Manager with strong plastic injection moulding experience
  • A leader, someone who can demonstrate effective management and development of people
  • You'll be a critical thinker, able to proactively achieve results
  • 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
  • Ideally degree qualified

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business with an already sterling reputation in the markets they're in. If you're someone who can confidently lead a team of 6-7 people, whilst setting a solid structure and process, then this could be the job for you. A business with a great culture that encourages creativity and innovative thinking.

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