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Technical Manager

Cheshire   •  Permanent, Full time


CK Group are recruiting for a Technical Manager to join a water technology company at their site based in Cheshire on a permanent basis. The role offers a salary of £40,000-45,000 per annum depending on experience.

The Company:
Our client is a leading developer of membrane technologies designed to significantly reduce the cost and environmental impact of water treatment.

Technical Manager Role:
Lead and drive the technical team and work with department heads to;
? Develop existing technologies within the field of water filtration
? Lead method development in coatings and filtration technologies
? Develop understanding of coating processes, variation and quality control
? Lead laboratory and industrial validation trials working closely with industrial partners
? Work closely with department heads to support business development activities
? Review development and innovation results with department heads and ensure effective plans are in place to drive progress
? Monitor effectiveness of laboratory developments, ensure actions are implemented and assess trends in order to identify improvements in methods and approach
? Lead, develop and drive a culture of safety and training in the laboratory and on site
? Provide leadership and a clear understanding of priorities and ensure that junior staff members work activities are aligned with development and project objectives and priorities
? Clearly and concisely communicate technical progress with department heads in a timely fashion on a day-to-day basis and during project meetings
? Allocate priorities to reporting staff in line with business objectives

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
? Relevant Scientific Degree, preferably chemistry, engineering or equivalent
? 6+ years experience in technology development, including 3+ years managing a team
? Demonstrable laboratory experience including supervisory/management experience
? In depth knowledge of the product development process, ideally evidence of progressing projects from proof of concept to commercialisation
? Experience in the use of project management tools, e.g. GANTT charts
? Proven ability to lead and motivate a team of scientists towards a common goal
? Excellent communication skills, comfortable dealing with people of all levels both within the business and externally
? Willingness to travel, both internationally and within the UK

Apply:
Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. Please quote reference 51772.


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Natalie Wood
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 51772
  • Posted: 29th September 2021
  • Expires: 27th October 2021

CK Group

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