Technical Manager-IML/Injection Moulded Plastic Packaging

Midlands, United Kingdom
Posted 2 weeks ago

Midlands                                                                                                                                                                                       Excellent Package

Part of a major packaging group, our client is a leading manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging in a choice of materials enabling it to supply all areas of the food, fmcg and industrial sectors.

The company is at an exciting stage of its development and, having recently made a £multi-million investment in order to capitalise on industry changes which are creating significant new marketing opportunities, is poised for substantial further growth.

To ensure the business continually and rapidly reacts to ever changing market demands, the Technical Manager, through a team of Process Engineers, Toolmakers, Maintenance Engineers and Facilities management personnel will lead and co-ordinate all technical, process and material development activities. The position forms part of the senior management team.

Acting as the vital catalyst between customers and sales, manufacturing and quality functions, you will ensure the company remains at the forefront of the industry by evaluating commercial opportunities, exploring new processes and manufacturing techniques and developing partnerships with major raw materials, tooling and equipment suppliers in order to create competitive advantage. Key to your success will be your ability to develop and motivate your team, setting and tracking performance objectives and developing a structure and succession plan which will support the future needs of the business.

Degree level in a Polymer/Materials Science/Engineering discipline and with a reputation as a creative and commercially astute technical innovator, you will have a proven track record in a plastics packaging environment, ideally with a strong knowledge of IML and injection moulding product design and processing. Your well-developed communication skills will be supported by the ability to drive change and achieve objectives through a multi-functional team.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter via the ‘Apply’ button or call 0113 2872855 quoting reference 02/ 779. Applicants must hold a working visa for the UK.

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