Laboratory Manager / Technical Manager

55000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 - GBP60000/annum Plus Benefits Package
27 Sep 2019
25 Oct 2019
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Laboratory Manager / Technical Manager role - Materials / Polymer Testing - Shrewsbury GBP55,000 - GBP60,000 pa Plus Benefits Package

As the Laboratory Manager / Technical Manager for this superb organisation with a worldwide reputation for excellence, you will report into the Materials Testing Operations Director and lead a team of 10 - 20 Engineers & Technicians in Materials & Polymer testing activities.

With testing undertaken across Plastics, Rubber, Composites & more, the company offer their customers world class polymer testing and plastics processing services and the Laboratory Manager will need to ensure quality is maintained and opportunities to expand the service offerings are explored.

With a focus for the Laboratory Manager to lead the team of multifunction Test Engineers and Test Technicians, they will also work to identify & investigate new revenue generating services & solutions, be an active member of the New Business team who engage with new & potential clients through events & business meetings.

Suitable Candidates Are Likely to Need:

Excellent Materials testing or Polymer technical expertise combined with good commercial acumen including costing work projects.
A Degree within a Scientific or Engineering field.
Substantial experience working within, leading or guiding materials /physical test laboratories as a Technical Manager.
Good problem solving skills.
Good communication skills ideally with client facing experience.
Ability to deliver technical presentations to clients as part of business development activities.
Experience of building strong Client relationships.
Change management skills - LEAN or Six Sigma would be ideal.
A commitment to improving quality.
Strong attention to detail
Accurate written & verbal English skills for report writing & presentations.
Ability to travel nationally & internationally for business meetings with customers.
With much more information available to share with you about this role and superb organisation, if this sounds like a role that would provide you with good challenges and growth potential, apply now and you can expect initial feedback on your application within 72 hours