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Technical Manager

Hyde, Cheshire
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

Technical Manager, Hybrid remote / Glossop office with flexi time, Salary: up to £45k + benefits

We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Manager to join an award-winning and market leading supplier of rugs to the retail sector. The company are an ethically focussed, industry leading and award-winning employer, experiencing substantial growth. As a business-to-business sector company

with an international supply chain this is an excellent opportunity for a socially conscious, motivated and inspiring leader to join an established team, with the scope to make a real impact both internally and externally.

The successful Candidate will be commercially astute and have experience in a Technical Manager or similar role. You will have a true passion for quality and sustainability and a hunger to make a real difference, with a customer centric approach.

Technical Manager - the role

  • Championing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) including:
    • Accountability and ownership of CSR Campaigns both internally and externally
    • Implementing and communicating changes effectively
    • Creation, measurement, analysis and reporting of ethical measures
  • Accountable for the outcome of all Technical Department functions/activities:
    • Lean manufacturing, factory and management system improvements
    • Quality, inspections and testing framework
    • Returns systems and operations
    • Quality complaints, investigation, corrective actions and resolution
    • UK sites Health and Safety
    • Review, adaptation and creation of company policies covering CSR, quality, returns, sustainability and health & safety
  • Lead and motivate the Technical team; ensuring a fully trained team to encourage and support an engaged and high-performance work culture
  • Oversee, enable and deliver successful seasonal product launches through critical path management and risk assessment
  • Driving continuous improvement in the supply-chain using frequent overseas trips covering Europe and the far-east
  • Act as a positive role model for change and continuous improvement
  • Drive improvement in the commerciality of our products

Candidate requirements:

  • Experience in a Technical Manager or similar role with a hand on leadership style.
  • Global supply chain management and engagement experience
  • Relationship builder with suppliers, customers and key stakeholders
  • Strategic thinker with proven performance in continuous improvement and achieving long-term targets
  • Resilient, commercial and adaptable to change in a fast-paced environment with excellent organisational skills.
  • IOSH/NEBOSH qualified (desirable)

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for then please apply attaching your CV.

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  • Job Reference: 699469388-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Smartsearch Recruitment
    Smartsearch Recruitment
  • Location: Hyde, Cheshire
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent