Technical Manager

Manufacturing and Production
Carrington, UK PERMANENT Manufacturing and Production
  • Salary Type: ANNUAL
  • Pay Rate: £50,000.00
  • Salary: £45,000.00 - £50,000.00

Technical Manager – National Development Centre Manager (NDC)

Corrugated Packaging

We have been instructed to find a Technical Manager for our client based in Carrington . The Technical Manager will report into the Country Sales Commercial & Marketing Director (CSD) within the National Development Centre Manager (NDC)

Working within the NDC (UK & Ireland) team, you would provide technical support & guidance to both external customers & internal colleagues on all matters related to the physical performance & characteristics of paper based corrugated packaging.

This will involve actual laboratory testing and providing the necessary reports & advice. Keeping updated with new packaging-based technologies & legislations

As this is a central group role a level of travel across UK & Ireland plus occasional European travel will be required.

Tasks / Functions / main responsibilities:

· Promote & present the principles of performance packaging both internally & to external customers

· Support the various regions to create optimised board grade compositions by applying the performance packaging & box mechanic principles

· Support the business by conducting tests & research to investigate & understand reasons for quality/performance issues

· Generate trial protocols for the evaluation of new papers & provide the business with an assessment of trial results & how implementation could impact the business

· Provide comprehensive knowledge of paper & corrugated board testing and the associated international test methods

· Operation of testing equipment within testing laboratories, plus UK&I contact for suppliers & partners

· Assess paper specifications & provide the business with a technical evaluation of the performance

· Manage & provide analysis to the business, various regular testing programmes that test & validate manufactured product to ensure it is to specification & meet the performance packaging principles

· Act as UK & Ireland ‘super user’ for the business performance prediction tool Including training & keeping all UK&I users updated on developments

· Using the business systems generate reports on paper & board usage

· Keep updated on packaging related legislations, especially associated to the environment

· Technical link with business Environmental team

· Technical link with business RD+i team based in Spain

· Provide training on the manufacturing processes of paper & board, including conducting tours of the paper mill & conversion sites

What we are looking for…..

· Science based qualification (degree / level 6 NVQ)

· 5 years’ experience of paper based packaging

· Laboratory or research & development background

· Understanding of TAPPI test methods

If you are interested in applying fort his position then please send you Cv through to The Staffing Experts.

This position is advertised with the permission of the Client and The Staffing Experts are acting as an agent providing recruitment services to the Client

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