Technical Manager (Roofing and Cladding)
£40,000 - £45,000 DOE
An exciting opportunity has arisen with our client, a Roofing and Cladding manufacturer based in Cardiff. Who have just celebrated their 40th year in business and who are also an acquired business by a globally leading construction manufacturing organisation who also oversee some of the UK & Ireland's most impressive commercial building work.
The role of Technical Manager has arisen through rapid growth and will be part of a 'succession plan' to ultimately become a Group Technical Manager! This is an extremely exciting time to join our client and to also recruit for your own new Team!
The main objective of the role is to provide, coordinate and develop technical support services and assistance to the Sales department, stakeholders and customers for roofing and cladding Products to maximum business benefit through increased sales performance.
The ideal candidate will be leading the Roofing and Cladding's technical team weekly meetings and overseeing the provision of technical service for the full roofing and cladding services range of products.
Proactive Technical Support Supervision and management of the Technical Customer Services Team Internal and External product support/enquiry for the sale of products Develop project proposals in support of specifiers, contractors and sales team regarding the performance, suitability and specification of products Take ownership of the supporting technical documentation and to help communicate any changes or improvements across the business.
Management of Technical Enquiries Responsible for ensuring that technical enquiries are prioritised and responded to promptly and effectively Liaise with other departments where required in order to provide suitable responses Liaise with Aftercare and Site Services where site visits are required to help resolve installation/application issues.
Technical Team and Service Development Overseeing effective service provision Develop and implement ideas for service/product improvement Develop the technical team and seek continuous improvement in documentation and processes Technical training requirements for technical, sales and marketing departments to allow technical benefits of our sister company's products to be realised in sales
Assist Group Technical Manager with: New product development and product offer enhancement programmes and delivery Planning and execution of testing programmes New product development/ new product applications/technical services Performance appraisals for team and feedback and input into annual review
Degree, HNC or HND in Architectural Technology, Structural Engineering or construction allied curriculum would be desirable. Suitable previous experience will be considered as well as formal certification where appropriate.
Previous Experience & Skills
- Computer literacy including Autodesk software and Microsoft office tools * Experience working with Revit, Inventor & Fusion 360 preferred * Good understanding of mathematical/structural principles. * Ability to read and understand drawings. * Good communication/leadership skills. * Good literacy and numeracy skills.
Annual Leave 24 days (up to 27) 1 additional day following 1 full holiday years' continuous service 1 additional day following 3 full holiday years' continuous service 1 additional day following 5 full holiday years' continuous service
Directly linked to profitability and applies to all contracted employees Dependent upon achievement of the Trading profit Payment will be paid on a linear scale - up to 10% of basic salary Paid in March of following year Workplace defined scheme
Contributory Pension Employee 4% / Employer 5%
Apply Via CV Submission or contact Mike Cairns on 07741 260386 to discuss further.