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Technical Manager

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Technical Manager

Reference number: 12447

Location icon Hull
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £60,000 - £65,000
Company icon Sierra 57 Consult
Company activities icon Injection Moulding / Manufacturing
Deadline icon 30/06/2024

Job overview

Overview: Working alongside our client, a leading injection moulding manufacturer, we are looking for a Technical Manager to join their established team.

  • This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven Technical Manager with a background in injection moulding, tooling, polymers and automation to join a forward-thinking company during an exciting time of growth for the company group.
  • This position will suit an experienced technical injection moulding professional with good people management skills and NPI experience.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for process ownership of departmental procedures to satisfy IATF16949 and ISO14001 standards.

Role responsibilities

  • As Technical Manager you will work closely with fellow management team members to overcome business challenges and drive business improvement.
  • In the role of Technical Manager you will be responsible for developing research programs incorporating current developments to improve existing processes
  • The successful Technical Manager will lead on New Technology Introduction, recognising opportunities, evaluation, justification & implementation.
  • Determine and execute improved technologies used by suppliers, competitors and customers.
  • Transfer new technologies, products and manufacturing processes into and out of the company.
  • Research, design and evaluate materials, assemblies, processes and equipment.
  • New Product Introduction: Costings, DFM, APQP, Project Management, global tool sourcing & development and production readiness.
  • Design Moldflow, engineering change control & rapid prototyping.
  • Establish, maintain and deliver the technical elements of the Technical and Commercial / Operations departmental business plan.
  • Set & deliver agreed KPI targets and business objectives.
  • Monitor team metrics and objectives ensuring meeting of goals.
  • Establish project goals and priorities by collaborating with Marketing & Operations.
  • Suggest training tools to enhance employee performance and skill development.


  • Excellent Remuneration Package
  • Company Car
  • Life Insurance
  • Possible Relocation Assistance

Qualifications/experience required

  • Proven experience in Technical management and related disciplines
  • Recognised Technical / Engineering / Polymer Qualifications
  • Demonstrable experience within injection moulding, tooling and polymers
  • Good technical knowledge of injection moulding machinery, automation equipment and processes
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Experience in automotive manufacturing
  • Lean manufacturing
  • HSE Qualification
  • Good working knowledge of IATF16949
  • UK Driving Licence

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