Technical Manager – Metallurgy

Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£40,000-£45,000
Advertiser:
Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd
Date advertised:
20.05.17
Job details:

A well-established, high-quality metal products manufacturer, which manufactures a wide range of products for global brands worldwide, is looking to recruit a Technical Manager – Metallurgy. The Technical Manager will play a key role in developing a range of new products, innovation of the process and supporting customers and the sales team to drive profitability through technical excellence. 

Working environment, opportunities and rewards: 
  • An established engineering company with stable customers in diverse industries that is part of an expanding multinational engineering group
  • The company sells high-quality steel and metal products to global brands, such as Black & Decker, Stanley, Morse and G-Man, and also for industrial applications, selling to over 55 different countries
  • Reporting to the MD, the Technical Manager will play a key role in product and process innovation.
  • The Technical Manager’s job will involve: 
  • Monitoring process efficiency, including yield, to optimise processes, reduce costs and control all business losses
  • Working with external equipment and metal and steel suppliers to develop quality processes and to lead the product and process innovation needed to keep business differentiating through product excellence, technology and quality
  • Leading a team of technical staff who are responsible for the testing/reporting/support of production material and processes
  • Ensuring appropriate preventative testing and plant analysis are completed to deliver the safe and controlled operations of equipment and processes
  • Leading the new product development strategy, and championing innovation and new technologies to differentiate products and processes. This will involve the active management of the NPD process from idea to commercialisation, including the ownership of trials, pre-production, capex and patent processes.
The Technical Manager’s job will suit:
  • A degree-qualified engineer or scientist with considerable experience in metallurgy, or metal product testing, and also trials, prototypes, product samples, NDT and new product development and introduction
  • A person with experience of supporting quality processes, including resolving customer complaints and audits
  • A person with technical aptitude who is able to self-manage and problem solve
  • A person with strong interpersonal and influencing skills.

Contact details:

Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd, 1 Cartwright Court, Cartwright Way, Bardon Hill, Leicestershire LE67 1UE. Tel: +44 (0)1530 833825; Email: recruitment@europrojects.co.uk
Ref No: 11034-AD-EPR102338-J.


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