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Technical Manager

Job Title: Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Deeside, Flintshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J894900_1533550168
Contact Name: Charlotte Devereux-Jack
Contact Email: charlotte.devereux-jack@russell-taylor.co.uk
Job Published: August 06, 2018 11:09

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Technical Manager who is able to lead, manage and develop the Research & Development and the Applications Engineering teams in line with the our clients strategy. Ideally the candidates will have a strong understanding of electro-mechanical Engineering and have previously experience of people coaching and managing, new product development and application solutions.

Our clients are a market leader in their products and services, which need to be continuously improved and developed to sustain our growth in sales and operating profits. The Technical Manager will report to the Managing Director and will have a position within the senior management team.

Main Responsibility

  • The management of all technical activities in accordance with best/cost-effective practice
  • Responsible for providing technical direction for design, development and systems application from the definition phase through to full implementation and end-of-life.
  • To coach, mentor and develop staff as and when required
  • Technical adjudication, site visits and customer meetings
  • The management of the technical project plans and revision as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • To identify areas for improvement, lead the implementation of effective and sustainable solutions where appropriate.
  • The management of industry code change monitoring and compliance.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and management of resources accordingly
  • To provide any technical updates to the senior management team.
  • To liaises with the Operations Manager to ensure the smooth running of Order Book execution.The Individual
  • The Position would ideally be suited to someone with a proven track record of innovation and technical management in delivering sustainable technical solutions.
  • Experience of FMEA and PRINCE2 techniques.
  • Ideally you would need to be manager of people with a measurable track record of creating and managing successful technical teams and projects; will have a significant responsibility for performance evaluation and people development.
  • A good facilitator and communicator.
  • A strong completer/finisher mentality with good analytical skills. Strategic improvements must be deliverable, tangible and objective orientated.
  • Qualified to degree level with a minimum of three years' senior technical management experience within an electro-mechanical engineering environment.
  • Proven track record of delivering New Product Development (NPD)
  • Previous experience in working with R&D and Applications Engineering

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