Our client, a chemicals manufacturer based in the East Midlands, is currently recruiting for a Technical Manager to supervise the Aerosols R&D Team.
This role, commutable from the North West and West Midlands, offers a competitive salary depending on experience and would suit any senior scientist or manager with aerosols experience.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The roles and responsibilities of this Technical Manager will be to ensure the development, continual improvement, cost engineering, rationalisation and legislative compliance of the Aerosol range.
With applications in the industrial, cleaning, lubricants, paints, adhesives, insecticides and automotive sectors, this is a key role with responsibilty for planning and implementing the aerosol development programme.
You will also be accountable for the provision of a critical interface with both internal and external customers on many aspects of product technical support from applications through to safety.
A significant aim of the Technical Manager is to strive for product excellence through constant product appraisal and utilisation of technical advancements to be able to offer customers new and innovative ways to meet applications.
The Technical Manager will be actively involved in the R&D of new and existing products to meet customer or industry requirements, which will include the engineering of products to ensure that they are competitive.
You will establish priorities and ensure the correct focus of available resources as well as ensuring the company remains abreast of advances in technology and any existing or proposed legislation.
You will manage, motivate, develop and train subordinates under your direct supervision and will analyse and evaluate competitor products to aid product development and sales support.
Providing report to internal departments and customers you will also deliver technical support to the factory in the manufacture and processing of newly developed products as well as for customers and sales personnel. Out of hours support via a technical helpline is also required on a rotational basis.
To be considered for this Technical Manager position you will be educated to degree level or equivalent in chemistry and will have considerable experience within the industrial chemicals aerosols industry. Having worked within R&D, you will currently be in a senior position or will be ready for your next step up having gained supervisory experience.
For more information or to apply for this Technical Manager position, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science 0114 283 9956 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote reference SH21012 in all correspondence.