Reporting to the Engineering Director this role is primarily responsible for managing a team of Application Engineers providing technical product support to sales engineers and customers directly.
Technical Manager – polymer engineering solutions
Excellent salary + company car, pension, bonus, health insurance
Location: West Midlands (commutable from Birmingham, Coventry, Redditch, Leamington, Warwick areas)
Reporting to the Engineering Director, you will be responsible for managing an Applications Engineering team providing technical support for selected key customers. Provide technical liaison for the wider organisations European and global R&D facilities and also the Product Management and manufacturing teams.
o Management of UK Applications Engineering team, identifying training and development needs and ensuring organisation structure is appropriate to the business needs
o Coordinating with manufacturing and Product Engineering to ensure all product capabilities and updates are communicated
o Managing technical compliance of products to meet customer, company and international standards
o Representing the UK marketing company on the European and Global Technical Council
o Supporting key customers with technical advice, both generally and in support of key projects
o Working closely with the external sales and marketing teams to assist in the identification and conversion of future business development opportunities
You will be an experienced Engineering Management professional with detailed technical knowledge and experience of polymer materials or engineering seals used in a range of demanding engineering industries.
o Qualified to degree level in an engineering or technical discipline, preferably Mechanical Engineering or with comparable demonstrated experience
o Extensive experience in either polymer materials or seals (preferably both)
o Direct experience of customer liaison and support providing technical solutions
o Knowledge of a wide variety of industrial markets, including the Rail, Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Automotive industries
o Proven experience as an effective manager of a team of technical oriented people
Our client is a leading manufacturer of precision engineered products for a variety of industrial applications. Located near main road network within commuting distance from Birmingham, Coventry, Redditch, Leamington, Warwick areas
In return the position offers an excellent salary, company car, performance related bonus, health insurance, pension scheme.
Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020 technical-recruitment.co.uk
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