Technical Manager

  • Inverness Market Related Type of Job: Permanent

Our specialist manufacturing client is currently recruiting a Technical Manager who will oversee a team responsible for their facility’s product quality, quality systems and process improvement projects.


Ensuring product compliance with EN standards and for all applications. Obtaining certification/ setting up site lab and operation to comply with markets in other countries.

Ensuring the Quality Management systems are enforced in accordance with ISO9001

Overseeing internal and external technical audits and assessments – CE, BSI, BBA.

Oversee the functioning and maintenance of site laboratory

Handle customer complaints/enquiries for the product and lead investigations into failure

Drive projects and lead meetings for ensuring maximum yield/minimal scrap

Determining raw material usage is aligned with testing requirements and site KPIs

Main site contact for suppliers, ensuring quality of raw materials is within specification. Working with the companies to resolve any supply issues.

Driving business and commercial improvements, setting KPIs and team projects which reflect site targets

Provide technical assessment for process changes which may impact product quality or performance in the market

Oversee the performance/measurement of equipment output – raising significant changes/concerns to the wider management team

Optimise and introduce online measuring systems which help feedback parameters of the product for monitoring. Plan, develop and implement systems for operator parameter guidance

Liaise with Technical sales regarding new products/markets/R&D and identify requirements for implementation

Assist production management analysts in setting performance targets and track performance

Assist production with increase of product without compromising quality


Qualifications & Experience

Educated to degree level or equivalent. Education should include Engineering, Chemical or Manufacturing related disciplines.

Experience of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and product certification preferred.

Experience in quality systems in a manufacturing environment.

Highly competent in process parameter trend analysis, and able to present this to the wider management team and beyond.

A proven communicator and implementer.

Interpersonal skills must allow the successful candidate to not only influence people internally but also to relate effectively to our customers, suppliers and regulators.

Evidence of a commercial focus on the part of the individual would be a distinct advantage.


If you are interested in this role please send your most recent CV and salary expectations to the address below.

Brightwork is a recruitment agency for those seeking permanent work and a recruitment business for those seeking temporary work

First posted ( August 4th, 2022 )

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