Technical Services Manager

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My Client is a rapidly growing manufacturing site in Wigan, creating a premium product sold in the UK & European markets. Due to this period of growth & their products continued success across the UK & in Europe, we are currently seeking a professional, experienced Technical Services Manager, with an understanding of the manufacturing process & an appreciation of design.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of around 10 years in improving product ranges through product/component supply choice.

What will you be responsible for in your new role:

The design and development of new products as well as the administration of existing ranges.

* Reporting directly to the Managing Director.

* Experience of Managing a Technical Cad Dept preferably for a production company

* Design and develop new products.

* Contribute to the smooth running of the Technical office.

* Responsible for providing concise technical information to the factory staff.

* Excellent prospects for career progression.

What will your day look like :

* Creating and revision of production drawings and information.

* Responsible for translation of design ideas into production engineering drawings.

* Maintaining current information including Bills of Materials and Manufacturing documents.

* Investigate production processes and improve efficiencies.

* Assist in research and development

* Understand and implement regulations that are related to the product range. This includes inspections.

* Investigate and process customer requirements for the Sales department.

* Improve efficiencies on the production line by design and product selection.

* Reduce material cost in new and current products.

* Perform duties as and when directed by the supervisor.

Internally, you will work closely with:

* R&D Team

* Purchasing Manager

* Managing Director

* Production Manager

* Line Managers

What do you need to succeed as a technical Services Manager:

* Good CAD skills both in 2D and 3D, preferably AutoCAD LT

* Managing and meeting cost targets.

* Communicating effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers, translating technical information.

* Participating in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the new product process.

* Ensuring the successful integration of a new product to the production line.

* Experience in manufacturing techniques and how to improve efficiencies on a production line.

* Sufficient engineering capability and experience to create effective engineering solutions.

* Effective oral and written communication skills.

* Good team working skills.

* The ability to work with a low level of supervision and intervention.

* Highly organised with strong attention to detail.

* MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

* An understanding of Manufacturing systems, Bills of Materials and stock codes.

* An understanding of Building Regulations and prefabricated buildings preferable but not essential.

* The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element.

* Experience of selecting suitable components and suppliers to reduce cost and improve quality.

Measures of Success :

* Correct and concise drawings issued to the factory.

* Level of materials saves from current product line and new designs.

* Effectiveness of ideas on improving product design.

* Effectiveness of ideas on improving production efficiency.

* Progression of projects targeting new designs.

If this sounds like the role you have been waiting for, then click apply now or give me a call for more information.


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