Technical Services Manager

Undisclosed Company
Wigan, Greater Manchester
£40000 - £45000 per annum
07 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Manpower UK
Job Type

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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