Michelle Denny Recruitment are once again working alongside Merit Plastic Mouldings in Diss, this time to find them an experienced person to fill the newly created role of Technical Manager. The salary banding is solidly up to £50,000pa doe and comes with an extended benefit package, including private medical insurance, a sick pay scheme and an annual performance related bonus. There is also a relocation package available, of up to £10,000pa. With core hours of 08:00 through to 16:30, this is a Monday to Friday position.
Merit Plastic Mouldings is a leading, innovative, and forward-thinking company in the plastic manufacturing industry. They specialise in designing and producing high-quality plastic injection-moulded products for a diverse range of industries. Their commitment to excellence, cutting-edge technology, and dedicated team have positioned them as a leader in the field. They are now seeking a dynamic and experienced Technical Manager to join the growing team and help shape the future of the company.
The role will require hands on skills, and a high degree of literacy and numeracy with a capability of generating reports for internal and external assessment. This role will include supplier management (toolmakers, material supplier etc) and has an element of customer facing communication, so good commercial and financial awareness are essential.
Technical Expertise: Provide technical support to Production and Quality departments, and provide tech input in the preparation of quotations, liaising with the customer, toolmaker and suppliers.
Project Development: Actively generate and implement projects to improve the cost effectiveness of the business, ensuring that products are delivered on time and within budget.
Process Optimisation: Continuously improve and streamline manufacturing processes to enhance efficiency and quality, minimising waste and costs.
Quality Control: Develop and maintain rigorous quality control standards to ensure the highest product quality and consistency.
Innovation: Stay up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies, implementing new methods and materials to keep Merit Plastic Mouldings at the forefront of plastic moulding innovation.
Collaboration: Foster strong relationships with cross-functional teams, including Quality and Production
A degree in Engineering or related field will be advantageous
Proven experience in a technical leadership role, preferably in plastic manufacturing or related industries
Strong knowledge of plastic moulding processes and associated technologies
Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills
Excellent communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate technical personnel effectively
A competitive salary of up to £50,000pa dependent on experience
Sick pay scheme
Private medical insurance
Annual holiday of 30 days, including Company shutdowns, and public holidays
Annual performance related bonus
Relocation package of up to £10,000pa
Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and processes
A collaborative and innovative work environment
Career development and growth opportunities
Contribution to meaningful, industry-leading projects
Join Merit Plastic Mouldings in Diss and be a part of a company that values innovation, quality, and the sustainable future. Contact Michelle Denny to discuss in more detail and to see the job description or simply apply online.
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