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Technical Manager

Kent   •  benefits  •  Permanent, Full time


A market-leading coatings development business based in Tonbridge is currently recruiting a Technical Manager to join its team on a permanent basis. As Technical Manager, you will take responsibility for the development of new products and processes, whilst having the ability to lead & direct colleagues in the R&D department.

Technical Manager responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development of new products and processes for the manufacturer of coatings.
  • Working with colleagues and customers to create new product constructions or types that increase the flexibility and range of products.
  • Improving the existing manufacturing processes through investigation of issues arising from customer feedback and complaints.
  • Evaluation of new and alternative raw materials to achieve product benefits such as cost savings, environmental or enhancements to safety.
  • Approval of raw materials
  • COSSH assessments
  • System management - ISO 9001 & ISO 18001

Technical Manager requirements

  • Degree level qualification in Chemistry or closely related.
  • Previous experience operating in an R&D/Formulation/Development role - ideally working with either plastics, chemicals, coatings, or inks.
  • Experience managing teams and working with cross-functional departments.
  • System management knowledge - ISO 9001 and ISO 18001
  • Strong knowledge & background in chemical safety.

£Comp + competitive benefits

Technical Manager/Chemicals/Coatings/R&D/ISO


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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7566
  • Posted: 15th November 2022
  • Expires: 13th December 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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